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A new display of iconic objects telling the story of the Clash and their 1979 album, London Calling.
Celebrating the extraordinary life of a Krio airman who flew against the Nazis and changed history aboard the SS Windrush.
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Explore the ancient City of London, home to both triumph and tragedy
In the City of London centuries-old traditions take place alongside high-tech commerce.
The City Gallery is closed for 2019. Explore our other galleries and displays.
The City of London Corporation manages the City, and is probably the oldest elected governing body in the world. Officials carry staves like these on special occasions.
This ceremonial hat is decorated with a dragon's head, based on the dragon statues that stand at the borders of the 'Square Mile' and flank the City of London's coat of arms.
Over 2000 years of history lies beneath the streets of the City, a treasure trove for archaeologists, who are called in whenever a new building is constructed to first excavate the site.
On 7 July 2005, a terrorist attack on the London transport system shocked the city. This display commemorates the victims and the reflections of those who survived.
Just one of the iconic objects on display in the City Gallery, reflecting the historic trades that are still carried out today.
The gallery is open during the museum's normal hours:
The gallery is on the lower ground floor and can be accessed by lift.
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