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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 via mobile

I don't really know why I'd never heard of this place before. I'm a fairly regular visitor to London and this time around, I was in need of something to do with a Monday morning before catching a train home. This is ideally placed, being...More

Thank lbeilby
Reviewed yesterday

Paid an all-too-brief visit here and was most impressed. High-quality presentations in fine surroundings and many really interesting artefacts. Spacious and welcoming with occasional guided tours. Decent cafe and restaurant too. And free entrance for all !

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is amazing ... filled with thousands of facts and hidden gems about London, which is in my opinion the greatest city in the world. It has both installations about London dating back thousands of years and facts about the latest events which have...More

Thank Tamana H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Tourist, family day out, academic...doesn't matter this has to be the best museum in the world. Set aside the best part of a day to visit: both the permanant and temporary/special exhibitions are fascinating....the history of the greatest city in the world, it's culture, sub...More

Thank SP64SP
Reviewed 4 days ago

I visited the Museum of London first in the 1970s with my mother. The model of the great fire of London seems to be unchanged from the 1970s, although my memories may be incorrect. The Roman London parts, and the succeeding history of London are...More

Thank ClydeOctagon
Reviewed 4 days ago

It seemed that one had to cross the whole of London to get to this museum, but once we got there, we were gratified and thankful we made the trek! It was also a chance to re-discover the Barbican area of the city (where the...More

Thank EloZ523
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very interesting Museum with good layout. All what you want to know about London History it's here. At the enter two people explain The museum organization. Very good wellcome.

Thank Enrico M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Not that high on the list for most visitors. I took the family here after we went to the Bank Of England museum. Well presented history of the city of London built along sections of the old Roman wall. Quite surreal with all the new...More

Thank TemporaryTexan
Reviewed 1 week ago

One should start a trip to London with a visit to Museum of London first. Fantastic overview of city's history and marvelous exhibits; something for everyone even remotely interested in British history and archaeology.

Thank pumpkinj2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

This free museum is great for adults and children. Very well laid out and informative time lines of the history of London. I really enjoyed this museum and don't forget to check out the outside of the building is the London City Walls, take a...More

Thank oest112755
City of London
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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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
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