Museum Of London

Museum Of London
150 London Wall, London, EC2Y 5HN
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  • Website www.museumoflondon.org.uk
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100 years of celebrations in London

This talk and gallery tour with Lorrae Mcleod will take you through 100 years of celebrations in London from 1851 to 1951.

Tue 20 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7001 9844

Behind the scenes tour: Mortimer Wheeler House

Learn more about our archaeological archive in this bespoke behind the scenes tour!

Thu 8 Nov

Free but booking required / 020 7001 9844

Beyond Documentary: Experimental Photography in London 1976-2006

This display explores photography which takes a more experimental approach to recording the city

Sun 21 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

  • 10:00

Mon 22 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

Tue 23 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

…and 12 more dates until 4 Nov

Black History Month at the Museum of London

Discover the impact the slave trade and its abolition had on London and how it shaped the city we know today.

Sun 21 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

  • 10:00

Mon 22 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

Tue 23 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

…and 8 more dates until 31 Oct

Black History Month at the Museum of London

Join us every day this October to discover 2,000 years of the history of Black Londoners, from the Roman era to modern day. Hear stories of those who were once enslaved but fought for freedom after stepping foot in London; the arrival of SS Windrush 70 years ago and how punk, reggae, soul and ska musicians gathered…

Sun 21 Oct

Times vary / Free / 020 7001 9844

Mon 22 Oct

Times vary / Free / 020 7001 9844

Tue 23 Oct

Times vary / Free / 020 7001 9844

…and 8 more dates until 31 Oct

Bluecoats in the City: 350 Years of Christ's Hospital

Discover the history of the 'Bluecoat School' in London in this free display.

Mon 22 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

Tue 23 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

Wed 24 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

…and 11 more dates until 4 Nov

Celebrating the Circus

As we celebrate 250 years of the circus, join us in exploring the science and history behind this London phenomenon.

Sun 21 Oct

Free but booking required / 020 7001 9844

  • 14:00 – 14:20
  • 15:00 – 15:20

Mon 22 Oct

Free but booking required / 020 7001 9844

Tue 23 Oct

Free but booking required / 020 7001 9844

…and 5 more dates until 28 Oct

Celebrating the Circus

Roll up! Roll up! Celebrate 250 years of the circus in this surprising and engaging science show. Join us on a 20 minute tumble through circus history and science exploring exciting acts from London’s history and the forces that make them work. Be prepared for tricks, pops and daring acts of courage - and we'll need your…

Sun 21 Oct

Times vary / Free but ticketed / 020 7001 9844

Mon 22 Oct

Times vary / Free but ticketed / 020 7001 9844

Tue 23 Oct

Times vary / Free but ticketed / 020 7001 9844

…and 5 more dates until 28 Oct

Celebrating the Circus for under 5s

Celebrate 250 years of the circus with our science show created especially for under 5s.

Wed 24 Oct

Free but booking required / 020 7001 9844

Chairman's Dinner: Sir Antony Beevor

Join our Chairman, Clive Bannister, for an evening of discussion with renowned historian Sir Antony Beevor.

Tue 19 Feb 2019

Free but booking required / 020 7001 9844

Christmas paper crafts: a Frost Fair workshop

Join us for a hands-on Christmas crafts workshop

Sat 8 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7001 9844

Cold doings in London - Frost Fairs and the Little Ice Age

Join City Guide Karen Chester to learn more about the Little Ice Age, a period of cooling temperatures that lasted roughly 600 years!

Tue 18 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7001 9844

Cops and robbers

Help save Christmas and catch Granny Swagg before she steals all the toys on Christmas Eve in this fun pantomime inspired performance.

Thu 27 Dec

Fri 28 Dec

Dark Corners

A free display exhibiting the winning entries from our Dark Corners competition, held in collaboration with British Journal of Photography

Sun 21 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

  • 10:00

Mon 22 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

Tue 23 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

…and 19 more dates until 11 Nov

Dark is the night: in conversation

The last in a series of three talks exploring different aspects of London at night.

Fri 9 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7001 9844

Deeds not Words with Tatty Devine

A jewellery masterclass taking inspiration from the museum's Suffragette collection.

Sat 3 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7001 9844

Families Find Out: Inventions

Get your brain whirring with invention ideas, helped by students from Imperial College London in this science extravaganza.

Sat 9 Mar 2019

Free / 020 7001 9844

Sun 10 Mar 2019

Free / 020 7001 9844

Freezing frost fairs

Create a frost fair scene that recaptures the magic of these special celebrations on the Thames.

Sun 2 Dec

Free / 020 7001 9844

Sun 9 Dec

Free / 020 7001 9844

Friends Welcome Tour, Museum of London

Friends can learn about exhibits that have a special story to tell

Sun 9 Dec

Free but booking required / 020 7001 9844

Get your party hats on!

Decorate a special hat and go hunting in the galleries for more at this art drop-in.

Sat 29 Dec

Free / 020 7001 9844

Sun 30 Dec

Free / 020 7001 9844

Mon 31 Dec

Free / 020 7001 9844

Great Fire of London family walk

Join us on a fun, family-friendly walk exploring The Great Fire of 1666.

Tue 23 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7001 9844

Thu 25 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7001 9844

Sun 28 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7001 9844

…and 2 more dates until 24 Nov

Hands-on history

Get hands-on with history at this object handling table for families, with our team of dedicated volunteers.

Tue 23 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

Thu 25 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

Sat 27 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

Sat 3 Nov

Free / 020 7001 9844

The influence of the Iron Age in Roman London

New research is now unveiling evidence about diversity in Roman London. Jon Cotton outlines the search for Londinium's Iron Age predecessors and explores the influences that Celtic-speaking elements of the ancient city's population brought to bear on its architecture, art and beliefs.

Tue 4 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7001 9844

John Singer Sargent - power of the portrait

Alexandra Epps, City of London and Tate guide, takes us through the rise, the fall and rise again of John Singer Sargent.

Mon 26 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7001 9844

The legend of Babushka

Be captivated at this interactive retelling of the traditional Russian story.

Sat 15 Dec

Sat 22 Dec

Little moles toddlers group

Monthly interactive sessions for toddlers and carers.

Wed 7 Nov

Free but booking required / 020 7001 9844

Wed 5 Dec

Free but booking required / 020 7001 9844

Wed 9 Jan 2019

Free but booking required / 020 7001 9844

…and 2 more dates until 6 Mar 2019

London at War

Commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the end of the First World War at this free family day exploring life in the Home Front.

Sat 10 Nov

Free / 020 7001 9844

Sat 26 Jan 2019

Free / 020 7001 9844

London Nights

Explore the capital after dark through historic and contemporary photography in this major exhibition.

Sun 21 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7001 9844

  • 13:00
  • 13:30
  • 14:00
  • 14:30
  • 15:00
  • 15:30
  • 16:00
  • 16:30

Mon 22 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7001 9844

Tue 23 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7001 9844

…and 19 more dates until 11 Nov

London Nights Late: Join the Night London Council

Have your say on London's nightlife with the fictional Night London Council.

Fri 26 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

London on wheels: a suffrage story

Join us for this bus tour around the city exploring key sites and stories from the women's suffrage movement.

Sat 2 Mar 2019

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7001 9844

London Street Encounters

Explore the lives of London's street vendors in this free display.

Sun 21 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

  • 10:00

Mon 22 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

Tue 23 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

…and 19 more dates until 11 Nov

London, sugar and slavery walk

A walking tour that examines London's involvement and connections in the transatlantic slave trade.

Sat 27 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7001 9844

Sun 25 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7001 9844

Mini moles babies group

An interactive session for babies and carers.

Wed 7 Nov

Free but booking required / 020 7001 9844

Wed 5 Dec

Free but booking required / 020 7001 9844

Wed 9 Jan 2019

Free but booking required / 020 7001 9844

…and 2 more dates until 6 Mar 2019

Morning explorers: Exploring buildings

Explore the museum at this relaxed early opening, sensitive to the needs of children with autistic spectrum conditions. The galleries will be open exclusively for Morning explorer families from 8.30-10am, alongside activities for the whole family such as object handling, arts and crafts and a sensory space. Our…

Sat 20 Apr 2019

Free but booking required / 020 7001 9844

Morning explorers: Exploring Roman London

Become a morning museum explorer.

Sat 16 Feb 2019

Free but booking required / 020 7001 9844

My Circus Family

Meet a real London circus family at this informal drop-in session for families during half term.

Wed 24 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

Thu 25 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

Night Visions

Explore nocturnal imagery by post-graduate photography students in response to the themes explored in London Nights

Sun 21 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

  • 10:00

Mon 22 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

Tue 23 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

…and 19 more dates until 11 Nov

Pickling and preserving: a Frost Fair workshop

Join Newton and Pott for a Victorian Frost Fair inspired pickling workshop.

Thu 1 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7001 9844

The Pleasure Gardens

Join us to hear about the challenges involved in redressing the Pleasure Gardens display.

Mon 12 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7001 9844

Private visit: Dress & textile stores

The second largest fashion collection in the UK

Wed 13 Feb 2019

Free but booking required / 020 7001 9844

Roman London

Join us on this journey around the Roman city of Londinium.

Sat 10 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7001 9844

Roman London family walk

Join our Host on a journey through the streets of old Londinium.

Thu 25 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7001 9844

Sat 27 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7001 9844

Sat 3 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7001 9844

Roman mosaic making

A FREE craft session for under-fives and their parents and carers

Wed 20 Feb 2019

Free / 020 7001 9844

Santa's Victorian grotto

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

…and 12 more dates until 23 Dec

Season's greetings

Design a beautiful sparkly card to send to friends and family this festive season.

Sun 16 Dec

Free / 020 7001 9844

Smithfield

A guided tour through an area packed with medieval and Tudor history.

Sun 4 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7001 9844

Styx, stones & Roman bones

Join this amusing interactive summer show that explores how the Romans treated their dead.

Sat 9 Feb 2019

Free but booking required / 020 7001 9844

Sun 10 Feb 2019

Free but booking required / 020 7001 9844

Mon 11 Feb 2019

Free but booking required / 020 7001 9844

…and 6 more dates until 17 Feb 2019

The Thames frost fair

Imagine a winter so cold the Thames freezes and an elephant can cross the ice! It happened over two hundred years ago during London’s last frost fair. Join us on an interactive storytelling adventure which tells the true story of London’s Frost Fairs.

Sat 1 Dec

Sat 8 Dec

Victor Stiebel - the London couturier

Join Beatrice Behlen, Senior Curator of Fashion, on this talk about Victor Stiebel, the nearly forgotten couturier.

Mon 10 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7001 9844

Votes for Women

Display featuring iconic objects from the Museum’s vast Suffragette collection, including Emmeline Pankhurst’s hunger strike medal.

Sun 21 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

  • 10:00

Mon 22 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

Tue 23 Oct

Free / 020 7001 9844

…and 75 more dates until 6 Jan 2019

Young Ambassador: Annie Ross

Join Young Ambassador Annie Ross for a discussion about health and fitness ahead of the New Year.

Tue 11 Dec

Free but booking required / 020 7001 9844

Young Ambassador: Tim Campbell MBE

Join Young Ambassador Tim Campbell for a discussion about employment and creative capital in London.

Thu 21 Feb 2019

Free but booking required / 020 7001 9844

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