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Our Secret Rivers exhibition closed in October 2019, but if you want to see what you missed, you can download our Digital Catalogue: an in-depth look at the most fascinating objects we displayed, with behind-the-scenes commentary from our curators.
These articles explore Secret Rivers, from behind-the-scenes looks at how we created the exhibition, to explorations of the artefacts on display.
Curators Kate Sumnall and Tom Ardill explain how they created the Secret Rivers exhibition.
Modern photography combined with prints, paintings and photographs from our collection shows how two of the rivers featured in the exhibition have changed over the centuries.
One of the star objects on display in Secret Rivers was a three-seater 12th century toilet seat, excavated from the buried remains of the River Fleet. Learn what we know of its origins, and how we prepared it for display.
How did the amazing artefacts we displayed in Secret Rivers get recovered from the Thames? Exploring the world of the mudlarks and what they unearthed in the river foreshore.
Curator Tom Ardill charts the course of one of the Secret Rivers, the buried Tyburn, as he jogs along the route of the lost river.
An interview with Michael Takeo Magruder, creator of a new interactive digital artwork featured in Secret Rivers, created from memories and environmental data of the River Lea.
Secret Rivers curator, Tom Ardill, charts his journey along the course of the Tyburn river from Hampstead, through central London and on to the River Thames.
How do you put the lost rivers of London on public show? Our curators explain how we made Secret Rivers happen.
Which London river are you? Find out in our personality quiz inspired by the Secret Rivers exhibition at Museum of London Docklands.