Top 4 things to see at the Museum of London

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Have you ever wanted to travel backwards in time to bygone eras when ancient civilisations ruled the world? You don’t need Doc Brown’s DeLorean, all you need to do is head over to the Museum of London. Journey through the timeline of the world as you discover ancient artefacts and mysterious memorabilia from thousands of years ago.

For an enriching experience during your stay at our 5 Star London Hotels, be sure to check out the wondrous Museum of London and learn about the history of the city. The exhibits at this museum give you a chance to see how it has evolved and developed from prehistoric time to the modern day. Be sure to check out our list of top installations so you don’t miss out on the best bits.

London Nights

Once the sun goes down and the city lights come on, another side to London comes to life. The beauty of the city at night is like nothing you have ever seen and now you can witness it all through the lens of the country’s most prolific photographers. This collection of photographic material is designed to show a different side to London by illustrating night time occurrences. From action shots of night time, bus riders to grand landscape images of the city skyline, the London Nights exhibit is definitely worth checking out during your stay at the Montcalm at the brewery.


17th Century Gallery

17th Century London was a time of political turmoil and unfortunate disasters, from the execution of Charles I to the Great Fire of London. This exhibit is part of the chronological series of artefacts and artwork that span centuries of history. Learn how the city fell victim to one of the biggest disasters of all time and how it subsequently recovered and was rebuilt over the following decades.


The City is Ours

In order to look forward and plan for the future, it’s important to see where we have come from and what the past has taught us. The Museum of London is known for its amazing historic timeline that highlights key events in London’s history but this exhibit is somewhat different in that it looks forward to the future. The City is Ours is an exhibit which illustrates the current plights of London and how the city is changing, what it needs to do to survive in the modern world and how we can make positive changes on a daily basis. This installation will feature numerous exhibitions, talks and events all focused on the future of London and city life worldwide.

Treasures of the Tunnel

London is famous for its public transport system, particularly the famous Underground rail network. During the construction of the Tube, there were a number of artefacts unearthed by archaeologists. The Treasures of the Tunnel collection at the Museum of London features all kinds of everyday items that were lost or discarded thousands of years ago by Londoners. For a closer look at the history of London, be sure to take a look at this unique exhibit.