Museum of London
Museum of London
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Join Royal commentator Richard Fitzwilliams, and blue badge guide Julie Chandler on a tour of the Thames to discover royal traditions and hear the stories of king and queens from William the Conqueror to Queen Elizabeth II. So far June 3 is looking sunny. Book: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Join Royal commentator Richard Fitzwilliams and blue badge guide Julie Chandler on
Museum of London
Museum of London
yesterday at 09:30. Facebook
Part of an early 13th century pilgrim badge from the shrines of St Peter and St Paul in Rome, Italy. Rome was one of the most important pilgrimage centres in Christendom. It took about 49 days to travel there from England.
The complete badge would have depicted St Peter and St Paul with an inscription around them saying ‘SIGNA APOSTOLORUM PETRI ET PAULI’ (meaning ‘Sign of the Apostles Peter...
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Part of an early 13th century pilgrim badge from the shrines of
Museum of London
Museum of London
yesterday at 08:00. Facebook
New display: A window on Victorian art and charity. An insight into Victorian charities for poor children and examples of how artists have depicted shop windows. Find out more: [ Ow.ly Link ]
New display A window on Victorian art and charity An insight into
Joanne Benford
Museum of London
Museum of London
05/26/2017 at 15:31. Facebook
We are open as usual this bank holiday, come rain or shine. Find out what's happening here: [ Ow.ly Link ]
We are open as usual this bank holiday come rain or shine Find out what's happening here:
Museum of London
Museum of London
05/25/2017 at 09:30. Facebook
This 1730 oil painting by an unknown artist shows a blind woman selling curds and whey by the base of the Little Conduit at the west end of Cheapside. Cheapside was a major retail centre (and still is now), known principally for its cloth trade.A large proportion of London street vendors were female, often migrants from the countryside. Curds and whey were a popular foodstuff made from milk....
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This 1730 oil painting by an unknown artist shows a blind woman
Nettie Baker
Ted Czerski
Tomoko Kitazawa
Museum of London
Museum of London
05/24/2017 at 09:30. Facebook
In this picture from 2010 people wait for a train at the platform of the Elephant and Castle station.

Aylesbury Estate near the Elephant and Castle station was due to be demolished for redevelopment.
Designed by architect Hans Peter "Felix" Trenton, construction started in 1963 and was an attempt to house some of London's poorest families. The 2,700 dwellings were designed to house a...
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In this picture from 2010 people wait for a train at the
Museum of London
Museum of London
05/24/2017 at 08:00. Facebook
Try your hand at 3D scanning and join Jon Beck from iMakr Store on a guided walk of Clerkenwell focusing on the area as a hub for contemporary making and creative technologies. 1pm Today. Free, but book required. [ Ow.ly Link ] Part of Clerkenwell Design Week.
Try your hand at 3D scanning and join Jon Beck from iMakr
Museum of London
Museum of London
05/24/2017 at 07:00. Facebook
Are you a teacher in a Greater London based school and struggling to finance school trips? The City of London School Visits Fund may be able to help. Find out more here: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Learn more about our offer for schools here: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Are you a teacher in a Greater London based school and struggling
Carlotta Barnes
Kerry Anne
Sally Ryall
Museum of London
Museum of London
05/23/2017 at 07:40. Facebook
Did you see The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway on BBC Two last night? Visit our free exhibition, Tunnel: The Archaeology of Crossrail at the Museum of London Docklands to see objects unearthed during the creation of the railway. [ Ow.ly Link ]
Did you see The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway on BBC Two last
Julia Bakewell
Angela Mary Montague
Nettie Baker
Museum of London
Museum of London
05/22/2017 at 14:15. Facebook
Vacancy: Events Coordinator.
We are seeking two high performing Event Coordinators to join our dynamic team to focus on delivering outstanding events. Does this sound like you? Find out more here: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Applications close: 4 June 2017
Vacancy Events Coordinator We are seeking two high performing Event Coordinators to
Melina Segura
Ana Flores
Museum of London
Museum of London
05/22/2017 at 09:30. Facebook
1914-1918 Silk embroidered postcard sent by a soldier serving on the front line in Belgium to his sister in the UK.
On the reverse of the postcard is the handwritten message 'To my dear sister from your loving brother Will'.
During World War I, the sending of silk-embroidered postcards became a standard form of greeting from soldiers serving in the trenches to loved ones at home. Find out...
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19141918 Silk embroidered postcard sent by a soldier serving on the front
Maudie Edwards
Samantha Gautama
Catherine Clarke
Museum of London
Museum of London
05/21/2017 at 09:30. Facebook
The look of London is always changing. In this picture, Henry Grant captured the look of the day in 1963. Find out more about our extensive Dress and Textiles collection: [ Ow.ly Link ]
The look of London is always changing In this picture Henry Grant
Chris Donovan
This handbill or flyer from 1840-1850 advertising the services of Mr Eleazer Albert, Surgeon & Practical Dentist based at 33 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury.
The flyer notes that Mr Albert makes sets of false teeth 'of extreme beauty and of close and rigid approximation to nature' as illustrated by the 'before' and 'after' photographs of a female patient treated by the dentist.
This handbill or flyer from 18401850 advertising the services of Mr Eleazer
Jeremy Critchlow
Laura Bennett
We hold regular family festivals at the Museum of London Docklands. Hear from some people who attended the last one in this video.
If you're visiting with under 5s join us today and tomorrow for Toddler Takeover, form 10.30am: [ Ow.ly Link ]
We hold regular family festivals at the Museum of London Docklands Hear

Family Festivals at the Museum of London Docklands

Visit our website to find out the theme of the next family festival: http://ow.ly/3DHo30bJUxI

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Reprezent Radio LIVE at the museum for Season launch late: This is our London.
Only until 10pm tonight. See what else is on here:
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Eden Walsh
Mark William Mapstone
This is the second question in our ongoing series, #LondonView in which we are trying to build up a picture of London through the eyes of the people who live here.

As it is Friday we are asking you to share a picture of your night. Are you going out? Staying in?

Share a picture and include #LondonView.
See more views here: [ Ow.ly Link ]
This is the second question in our ongoing series LondonView in which
Tonight we invite you to celebrate the launch of our City Now City Future season with our free event:

Season launch late: This is our London, from 7pm-10pm.

Explore what it means to be a Londoner today through fashion, style, food, music and film and celebrate the diversity, cultures and creativity of London. Find out more: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Tonight we invite you to celebrate the launch of our City Now
Tonight we await the results of the Museums and Heritage Awards with bated breath as we are shortlisted in the Restoration or Conservation category for the restoration of a 17th century fire engine.
Tonight we await the results of the Museums and Heritage Awards with

Restoration of 17th century fire engine

Croford Coachbuilders undertook the restoration of a 17th century fire engine from the Museum of London's collection using contemporaneous techniques. The re...

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Artist Lady Lucy has been installing her new work; Portraits for Services, Gifts and Favours that will be on display from 18 May. This piece of work will echo the millions of small exchanges that form the everyday life of the city. Find out how you can get your portrait painted by Lucy: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Artist Lady Lucy has been installing her new work Portraits for Services
Parents of under 5s, looking for something to do this weekend look no further than our free Toddler Takeover. Join us on Saturday from 10.30am for story-telling, performances, music and more. In association with Kids in Museums: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Watch the video below to get hear from visitors to our last family festival.
Sara Howers