The Museum of London documents the history of London from prehistoric to modern times. The museum is located on London Wall, close to the Barbican Centre.
The Museum of London Docklands is a museum on the Isle of Dogs, east London that tells the history of London's River Thames and the growth of Docklands.
Over 300 languages are spoken in London's schools- where do some of them come from?
How is the legacy of the slave trade hidden in London's landscape?
What is a witch bottle, and why did Londoners bury these magical artefacts?
Did a 1920s wedding dress change colour when the museum added it to our collection?
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1757 - today
Explore the ancient City of London, home to both triumph and tragedy
In the City of London centuries-old traditions take place alongside high-tech commerce.
The City Gallery is partially closed. Beyond Documentary will be on display in this space from May 2017.
The City of London Corporation manages the City, and is probably the oldest elected governing body in the world. Officials carry staves like these on special occasions.
This ceremonial hat is decorated with a dragon's head, based on the dragon statues that stand at the borders of the 'Square Mile' and flank the City of London's coat of arms.
Over 2000 years of history lies beneath the streets of the City, a treasure trove for archaeologists, who are called in whenever a new building is constructed to first excavate the site.
On 7 July 2005, a terrorist attack on the London transport system shocked the city. This display commemorates the victims and the reflections of those who survived.
Just one of the iconic objects on display in the City Gallery, reflecting the historic trades that are still carried out today.
The gallery is open during the museum's normal hours:
The gallery is on the lower ground floor and can be accessed by lift.
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The Museum of London is moving to a new home in the redeveloped Smithfield Market
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