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Museum of London

150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN, England
+44 20 7001 9844
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Step inside the Museum of London for an unforgettable journey through the capital’s turbulent past. Discover prehistoric London, see how the city changed under Romans and Saxons, wonder at medieval London and examine the tumultuous years when London was ravaged by civil wars, plague and fire. Then venture into the Galleries of Modern London where you can walk the streets of Victorian London, take a stroll in recreated pleasure gardens and marvel at the magnificent Lord Mayor’s Coach. Free entry. Open Monday to Sunday, 10am - 6pm. Closed 24-26 December.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN, England
City of London
+44 20 7001 9844
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Reviewed yesterday

I find the Museum of London to be the most informative of the various museums. It contains artifacts found in and around London. It uses these to create displays explaining the history of London from prehistoric to modern times. You can even see part of...More

Thank Philip Williams W
Reviewed yesterday

We liked this museum and spent about an hour there. It was informative and interesting but not exciting (as if a museum needs to be that). So we spent our time, learned quite a bit, then took the tube home.

Thank rlemon
Reviewed yesterday

Very well thought out museum, I felt like I was walking around London of old, travelling through time with the clothing & transport exhibits. Thoroughly enjoyable day out, and definitely something for everybody.

Thank Alan_and_Katrina
Reviewed yesterday

The Museum of London (free admission) will not disappoint you and has lots of interactive displays to keep kids engaged too. Two cafes on site, clean restroom facilities, fun gift shop. I did the free tour of the Victorian Walk and the guide was wonderfully...More

Thank kbraden64
Reviewed 2 days ago

great museum that tells the history of this great city, easy to get to by public transport, good restaurants and cafes around.

Thank Timothy C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Small but very intresting museum from the ancient Romain times, with artefacts from Mytra temple. Good reconstruction of streets of 18 century London.

Thank Maksim I
Reviewed 5 days ago

This very special museum tells the history of London. Its collection has benefited from the extensive construction around the city which has taken place over the 25 years which I have lived here - so periodically I return to see what they have added. This...More

Thank KOV5280
Reviewed 5 days ago

The museum, in chronological order takes you through the long and wavering history of London, from amazingly preserved neolithic tools, right up to Vespas and the Spice girls. This museum isn't one of those 'lets dress up a freaky mannequin and that will do' sorts...More

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Definitely in the top 10 of London museums, and has a magnificent Lord Mayor carriage. Worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank Ben G
Reviewed 5 days ago

I'm embarrassed to admit that in all the years that I've lived in London I'd never even heard about this museum. And I like a good museum probably more than the average person. I was in the neighbourhood with some time to kill so I...More

Thank MrsCommons
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“The City” is one of London's most historic and
fascinating neighbourhoods. Here high rise office
towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with
Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually
every era in between, including Christopher Wren's
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1 August 2017|
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Response from Debbie D | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is suitable for wheelchairs ,hope you have a good visit
15 November 2016|
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Response from Museumof L | Property representative |
Hello, you do not have to book in advance, but it is always recommended to avoid disappointment on the day, particularly on weekends and during school half term. If you are not certain of the time of your arrival, please... More
24 October 2016|
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Response from Museumof L | Property representative |
Hi, the Museum of London is fully accessible for buggies and wheelchair users. We have a buggy park during busy periods which is free to use - please ask one of our Hosts upon arrival. With lots of free family activities... More