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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

been there with my whole family, we really liked and appreciated what's inside of the museum of london.

Thank james_blunt88
Reviewed yesterday

The history of London thru time, fascinating ... a delightful small museum that most tourists probably ignore. I will admit that I enjoyed not being in a crush of people however it really is worth a visit. AND you are able to see an actual...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Be aware that this museum has several sites and that the displays on offer are at different locations. We wandered around looking for the Crossrail exhibits to be told they are at the Docklands site. This museum shows the history of London in tableaux of...More

Thank Vivienne W
Reviewed 2 days ago

We only spent an hour here and wish we had more time. This museum will take you thru all the different ages of London. Very informative and kept the kids attention.

Thank bigdaddy704
Reviewed 3 days ago

I only had about 30 min to visit this museum. I went straight to the Roman exhibit (pointed there by a very helpful staff member when I came in) and found it informative and well done. 'can't wait to go back again!

Thank Melinda G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Although we had visited London many times this was the first time that we visited this free museum. The museum is very modern and very well laid out with exhibits to interest adults and children leading you through the history of London from prehistoric to...More

Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed 4 days ago

Really enjoyed this museum with lots of interactive and very interesting exhibits! I would recommend going on one of the free tours to really make the most of your visit.

Thank BemSmiles
Reviewed 5 days ago

The museum's collection and displays are extensive. They do a nice job of balancing incredible ancient artifacts with more modern approaches to education, including short films about several topics (the plague, the great fire) and interactive computer activities. We arrived mid-afternoon, having already had a...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had this on our list of things to do if we had time. Way down on our list. It would have been a mistake to miss this wonderful historic museum. London has a non royal history all of its own. The artifacts and collections...More

Thank Ricky G
Reviewed 5 days ago

As a lover of London and its history I keep returning to the MOL, finding each time some new detail I hadn't noticed before. For the casual visitor the displays are well laid out and highly informative. Outside, be sure to visit the section of...More

Thank Peter S
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From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to
its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile
in the world, the financial district known simply as
“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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14 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
23 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
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16 September 2016|
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Response from Museumof L | Property representative |
Hi, we recommend at least 2 hours for your visit. We are less than a 5 minute walk from St Paul's, so it makes perfect sense to fit in both attractions on your itinerary for the day!