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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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150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN, England
City of London
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Reviewed yesterday

The history of London in a fun and accessible way. Lots of interesting stuff to see, quite child friendly, it takes London from its earliest days to modern times.Some splendid items. I had not seen the exhibition about the Crucible which was designed for the...More

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Reviewed yesterday

I started my visit at 4 pm, I thought that 2 hours until closing will do.. well, it was not enough! it is so interesting! I managed to cover appr. 60%, so i have to go back.:) . (though if staff didnt start to chase...More

Thank Katalin S
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have been in London for all my life. THIS was one history lesson overdue. London through its time from Londinium to now. Such well preserved artefacts. So much information. Varied visuals. Interactive panels. Photos are allowed but not flash photography. This was an unplanned...More

Thank queenb007
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a leisurely morning at this museum. You get a good view of the original London Wall from this location. The museum is well laid out and tracks London from early Saxon , Roman times through to modern day. It is well curated and...More

Thank jackirmic
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a few hours to spend, stumbled accross the Museum by chance and was certainly not disapointed. A walk through time from the very early ages of London and England chronologically. Visual and informative from the first second I walked inn. A thorough understanding...More

Thank Jórunn R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this museum for an overall view of London history, from the earliest man through the 20th Century. The museum is laid out chronologically, so is easy to follow. We spent too much time on the antiquities and not enough time on the...More

Thank Sondra S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time in the museum, wondering through different ages and dimensions. We really enjoyed it and will definitely go back sooner or later. A must see!

Thank LazIslander
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is brilliant as free and extremely interesting. The displays are clear and modern. The whole museum is easy to follow as it starts in the very earliest human (and Neanderthal) evidence in what is now the London area, through Roman, which is extremely well...More

Thank Sus1952
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to this museum as it had been recommended to us. We were very pleased we took their advise. A fascinating narrative on the history of London with excellent artefacts, facts and information.

Thank David P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice museum where you can follow the history of London through the ages. With some nice reconstitutions. It's a shame that there is no translation in other languages sometimes, and some period are too small for my taste.

Thank Julien R
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Jana P
2 April 2018|
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Response from dalton1skiing | Reviewed this property |
Obviously if you stopped for lunch, had little kids or it was a busy day there, you could be there all day. Also depends if you were to read all exhibits in detail. It was busy when we visited with several groups of school... More
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Ellen B
28 February 2018|
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Response from hrtraveler | Reviewed this property |
I'd budget at least 2-3 hours. There's quite a bit to see, so it's time well spent.
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4 February 2018|
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Response from MrWil_low | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is still a section of the main exhibition that covers the fire, including the Edwardian son et lumiere model. However, the pay-to-view special exhibition that ran last year has since closed.
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