Museum of London

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The free Museum of London maps a fascinating and interactive trail through events that have shaped the capital, from the Great Fire of London to black history.

Insider Tip

You'll find Postman's Park across the road from the museum, where Closer was filmed.

Travel + Leisure
While there’s a fee for this special, visitors can still peek inside the Gilded Lord Mayor’s coach and tour the old-fashioned Great Fire of London exhibit for no added charge. View full review from Travel + Leisure
Along with their extensive, eclectic collection, and ever-changing exhibits, the museum runs free kids activities every Sunday during term-time and every day during the school holidays. View full review from goop
Lonely Planet
One of the capital’s best museums, this is a fascinating walk through the various incarnations of the city from Anglo-Saxon village to 21st-century metropolis. View full review from Lonely Planet
Address: 150 London Wall, Barbican, London EC2Y 5HN, UK
Phone: +44 20 7001 9844
Hours: Closed