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Where does coffee come from? Explore how cargo arrived in the docks from around the world in this interactive session.
Explore exotic and everyday goods from around the world in this lively geography and history session.
Discover how goods arrived in London via the docks and use world maps to identify the countries they came from.
Use your senses and develop comparative language while discovering how raw materials like coffee and cotton become familiar products.
Free (but cancellation charges apply)
35, 3 groups per day
This session is currently available at the following times:
To book, please call the Box Office on 020 7001 9844. If you have difficulty using the telephone, please visit the museum accessibility page for assistance.
Please be aware that you are booking a timetabled package that includes set times for your session, self-directed gallery time, and lunch tables for your group.
Help with visit costs
Are you a London school? You might be eligible for money to cover transport and visit costs! Find out more on the Culture Mile School Visits Fund website (external link, opens in a new tab).
Download Where does it come from? gallery activities (Word 424kb)
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