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West Smithfield

The Museum of London is on the move.

We are moving

The Museum of London is on the move. We want to tell the extraordinary story of London and Londoners in a new museum in West Smithfield, which is itself a deeply fascinating and historic area.

We want to engage Londoners and visitors with their city and its history, giving them the means to participate as citizens in all sorts of new ways. We want to display many more objects in a more meaningful way.

London's showcase

We believe London is the world’s greatest city and we are uniquely placed to tell its story, but only if we have a showcase worthy enough. So our ambition is to do this at the heart of a new Culture Mile in the City of London with outstanding links to the rest of London and the world, and in doing so we will become one of London’s top five most visited museums.

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