The Museum of London documents the history of London from prehistoric to modern times. The museum is located on London Wall, close to the Barbican Centre.
The Museum of London Docklands is a museum on the Isle of Dogs, east London that tells the history of London's River Thames and the growth of Docklands.
Two of the museum's longest serving staff recall the challenges of creating the museum.
One man's extraordinary journey from west African prince through slavery to London high society.
"I was, yeah, on the front page for supposedly wrecking The Rainbow."
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How did a Victoria Cross medal end up in the River Thames?
Discover London through history Explore the stories behind the world's greatest city and uncover the hidden treasures of our collections.
We have a range of items that are popular that you may be interested in
From Doctors & Dissection to Christina Broom and from Sherlock Holmes to Crime Museum Uncovered, we have items you can buy associated with our past and present exhibitions
We have a range of books on offer telling the stories about London, from our own publications to those published by other significant historical figures
The museum supports university learning, teaching and research in all sorts of ways. Find out how our rich collections can be explored and how we are enabling new and exciting research.
Packed with collections ranging from fashion to archaeology, Suffragettes to Swinging Sixties, the museum is a rich resource for university students and academic staff.
We can support learning and teaching through visits tailored to your curriculum needs, access to staff expertise and entry to exhibitions.
We work with several London universities to offer dedicated courses and summer schools. Student projects here have created stunning new work, whilst PhD research continues to extend and challenge our collections knowledge.