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Free gallery tours daily. Please ask at reception when you arrive for the next available tour.
450,000 BC – AD 50
Discover the story of London before the city was even built
125,000 years ago hippos lived in Trafalgar Square!
Discover how Londinium came to life and what daily life was like in the city 2000 years ago
Roman London was the biggest city Britain would see for over a thousand years.
From the collapse of the Roman city to the accession of Queen Elizabeth I
London Bridge was fortified to stop Viking raiders from sailing up the Thames.
The century before the Great Fire of 1666 was one of the most turbulent in London’s history
Your doctor might have prescribed you a stone from a sheep's stomach.
Discover a city rebuilding itself after the Great Fire
London set world records for engineering.
1850s - 1940s
By the 1850s London was the wealthiest, most powerful, and most populous city in the world
During the Blitz, 177,000 Londoners sheltered in the London Underground.
1950s – today
Revolutions in technology, fashion, and culture have transformed London
In 1951, London was the centre of a post-war festival to rejuvenate the country after the Second World War.
Encounter an icon of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
Every single one of the copper cauldron pieces is different.
Following the recent advice from the government and Public Health England surrounding COVID-19, the Museum of London and the Museum of London Docklands will be closed to the public as of Thursday 19 March.
The health and wellbeing of our visitors, staff and community are of utmost importance to us and this decision is in response to increasing concerns surrounding COVID-19.
We will continue to closely review the advice from Public Health England and monitor the current situation of COVID-19 to keep people up to date on our plans.
Please check www.museumoflondon.org.uk for updates from the museum.