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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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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

The museum is arranged in a timeline tracing London from it's very beginnings. We visited in July but flagged when we got to the Victorian era on to the 40's 50's etc. So we revisited full of energy. We were greeted at the door and...More

Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed yesterday

There have been people living in London for over 2000 years, and in this one place, you can learn a little about all of them and how London came to be what it is now - the greatest city in the world. Walk through the...More

Thank onecatshort
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An amazing trip into the past. Take a journey through time and learn about the significant events that have moulded London into the city it is today. My son was particularly interested in the Great Fire of London section, he thought it was amazing. Plenty...More

Thank Nick B
Reviewed yesterday

There are many exhibits which would interest a young family. The presentation of the site of London before the establishment of the village/city was fascinating. It was very interesting to learn of the development of London from the Roman times and later. There are thousands...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum has a free of charge entry, well worth a visit. You get to see London's history from Roman times to modern day. So many artefacts on show for you to look and learn about. I'd allow for a good 2 hours to see...More

Thank KDavis211
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to Museum of London as near my workplace and have grown up in London all my life. Decided to make an afternoon trip of this and visit. A lot of props to see, lots of things to read and little short films to watch....More

Thank jessica486
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent day activity. The displays were well lit and organized from oldest, to present history of London; starting with the Roman era. Displayed artifacts were amazing. The museum was an easy walk from the tube station. They have a nice gift shop, a couple of...More

Thank Carmenda
Reviewed 6 days ago

My 11 year old and I loved this museum. Not overly familiar with the history of London, it was great to walk through the displays and get a good picture of life in the city and its major events and catastrophes. We spent about an...More

1  Thank Familytravel2020
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
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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