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London’s history of football being banned or postponed
A ground-breaking fashion exhibition signalling the departure from the old London Museum to the new Museum of London
Find out what connects a Valentine’s Day card, a polka dot pony and a Georgian garter advert
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Exclusive and unique gifts inspired by Beasts of London
Explore our broad range of books
Join in with these performances of classic nursery rhymes, then explore the history behind them with fun facts and activities. What do they really mean?
Why was London burning? Did pouring water on it help? Sing a 'round' with Moth Physical Theatre then get the lowdown.
Has London Bridge ever fallen down? Learn the song with Becky then discover some of the bridge's secrets.
Which king is counting his money and why are there blackbirds in a pie? Join in with Dani and discover more.
Who was the muffin man and where is Drury Lane? Sing along with Lauren and then find out here.
What is a ‘weasel’ and why is it popping? Enjoy Paul's performance and explore what the song means.
Is this one really about delicious fruits? Perhaps not! Join in with Emily then find out more.
We love welcoming families to our museums, but you don't need to visit to enjoy the fun. Here are some great ways to play and learn at home!
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