View the most popular items in our shop
What does hair and life in London mean to you? The Talking Point gallery is a place to discuss ideas & hear what our visitors think.
A new museum needs new ideas. Our regularly updated Talking Point gallery gives visitors a chance to tell us what they want to see in the Museum of London, today and in the future.
This new update looks at Afro hair: a massive topic. We touch on issues of style, identity and community in London since the 1980s. Five hairdressers and entrepreneurs helped us to create this display by sharing their expertise. Their opinions are quoted on the wall and in the audio.
Through objects, films and memories we explore the rich history of Afro hair and hairdressing in London. Come on in, it's time for your appointment.
“Hair is important in our culture. For our identity. It plays a huge part.”Klerissa McDonald
Please note that the Museum of London will be closing at 5.30pm today (Tuesday 21 January). We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.