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.
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Some of the oldest human remains ever found in the Thames: but who was this Stone Age man and what was Neolithic London like?
Author Caroline Lawrence talks about her Roman mystery stories, inspired by the Museum of London's collections.
From roller-skating cupids to amorous amphibians, the Victorians had a valentine for everyone.
Looking through our collection for signs of the long struggle for gay rights.
Explore the stories of the world's greatest city and uncover the hidden treasures of our collections.
View the most popular items in our shop
Find exclusive and unique gifts inspired by our collections and exhibitions
Our range of books includes the museum's own publications, photography and historical books, and children's books
Our unique collections include over a million objects from
thousands of years of London’s history. Search our collections, find out what we hold, or get in touch with our curators.
Discover the many different collections and archives held by the museum and learn more about their history.
Find out about the Archaeological Archive and the Centre for Human Bioarchaeology.
Want to know more about the Museum of London’s collections?
Ask our curators or arrange a visit.