The Museum of London

The Museum of London

The potted story of London Town through the ages.

Location: 150 London Wall, Barbican, EC2Y 5HN

Description: The origins of the Museum of London start with the original Guildhall Museum, founded in 1826, which focused solely on archaeology after acquiring a fragment of Roman mosaic from Tower Street in the City of London.

Not far away, the London Museum, established in 1912, had wider interests and collected modern objects, paintings, and costumes.

After the Second World War both museums amalgamated to form the Museum of London and in 1976 moved to it's current location here near the Barbican.

Today it houses exhibitions from ancient London, Roman London, Medieval London, London at War and Modern London.

Themes: MuseumMuseum Theme  AncientAncient Theme
The Museum of London

The potted story of London Town through the ages.

Ranking This Month: 2978/3032

Pages Hit This Month: 10


Your Comments:

Your email will ONLY be used once, to confirm the publication of your comments. We value your contribution and privacy.

Anti-spam Security: Please enter this code:

Other places nearby:

Go forth and Sew», 6.3km

Museum of body parts...», 0.9km

Madame Tussauds», 2.5km

Fenton House», 4.5km

The London Dungeons», 0.9km

Grant Museum of Zoology», 1.6km

Film's Rich Heritage to Savour», 1.8km

All about Film in London», 1.3km

The Wimbledon Windmill», 8.0km

The Cuming Museum», 1.8km

Location Pinpointed:

Open Street Maps», Google Maps»