Current exhibitions and displays

  • The Beasts of London speak to an enraptured young girl.

    Beasts of London

    5 April 2019 - 5 January 2020

    Step into a tour through London’s history, narrated by the animals of yesterday and today.

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  • A section of the Prevost panorama, now on display at the Museum of London.

    Panorama: London's lost view

    15 March 2019 onwards

    An epic 20 feet panorama depicting the lost Houses of Parliament is going on display at the museum.

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  • Photography in London.

    Beyond Documentary

    27 April 2018 onwards

    The first chance to see experimental London photography that the museum has collected over the past three years.

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  • Holloway prison opened in 1852 as the City of London House of Correction. In 1902 it became a female-only prison. This bell hung in the courtyard of the original Gothic prison, demolished in the 1970s. All prisoners, including Suffragettes, would have been familiar with the daily ringing of the bell to summon them to work and exercise in the yard.

    Collecting for London

    13 December 2018 onwards

    A display showing off some of our most recent acquisitions, telling the stories of Londoners past and present.

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