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
The Museum of London Docklands has a variety of smaller display areas and the large Ellmers Gallery, housed in our grade 1 listed Georgian warehouse.
15 September 2018 - 15 September 2019
By exploring the life of slave-owner and art collector George Hibbert, this challenging display investigates the role of Western culture in disseminating perception of African civilisation as inferior, which ultimately perpetuated the slave trade.
Opening 24 May 2019
Discover the secrets of London's historic waterways and the art they have inspired at our next major exhibition.