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From Roman settlement to Docklands’ regeneration, unlock the history of London’s river, port and people in this historic warehouse. Discover a wealth of objects from whale bones to WWII gas masks in state-of-the-art galleries, including Mudlarks, an...more
Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1 The Warehouse Hertsmere Road, London E14 4AL, England
All reviews slave trade canary wharf roman times sailor town cross rail soft play west india dock dlr station several floors free entry all ages london's history interactive displays second world war special exhibition interesting history couple of hours
A warm welcome from the guide and some interesting history of the area. We only had a couple of hour but really needed a whole day to do justice to this museum. So much information and differing strand of history that you need to break...More
This is an outstandingly interesting museum, telling the history of the trade of goods on the river Thames, and the growth of the Docklands. Situated at the West India Quay, Canary Warf Underground is the easiest way to get to it.
There is no fee...More
i went to the salior town tour. it was anamzing and really informative. i had an amazing tour guide called Stewart who i strongly recommend. He really interested my daughter in life in a salior town she really wants to go back and look at...More
We spent well over three hours here. All the exhibitions are very informative, especially the one relating to the sugar slave trade. Everything is well presented and also geared for the children to understand.
It is well worth a visit and easy to get to....More
I absolutely loved this museum. The entire exhibition is very well done. Informative as well as fun. The museum tells the story of the London docks and it's workers. It is a window to a different time where everything pops to life in front of...More
My daughter and I traveled for the Roman Dead exhibit (not on anymore which is a shame since it was so detailed and lovely and well thought out: kudos!), but we ended up going through a few other exhibits before we ran out of time....More
As I used to go into the West India docks in the 50/60s around 3 times a year as an officer in the Merchant navy I really thought this would be worth a visit. Whilst I found it interesting it focused completely on the docks...More
West India Quay is about a two minute walk as long as you ignore the signs and just walk along with the dock on your left. Museum is on right past a few restaurants. We found street sign sent you round the houses
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Not as far as I am aware. Best place to look is online. Southwark Council has just published a range of maps of the area on their website free to view and download. The Nationall Archives online bookshop has a wide range. A... More
Not as far as I am aware. Best place to look is online. Southwark Council has just published a range of maps of the area on their website free to view and download. The Nationall Archives online bookshop has a wide range. A lot depends on what date you are looking for.