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Museum of London

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Step inside the Museum of London for an unforgettable journey through the capital’s turbulent past. Discover prehistoric London, see how the city changed under Romans and Saxons, wonder at medieval London and examine the tumultuous years when London...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN, England
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Reviewed yesterday

While this museum wasn't very big, it didn't lack in quality. Its smaller size meant that it was incredibly easy to navigate and as such, I could thoroughly enjoy just about everything within about 2 hours (unlike the bigger museums, which probably require an entire...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've always thought the activities thrown by Museum of London were good in the past hence why I did not hesitate to book the Beast of London for a family of 4. However, I was quite disappointed. Children moved from one 'room' to another to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Shamina P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Not impressed, 9 of us came out for this experience, 6- 10 year olds included. Based on the trailer, expected it to be way more exciting and interactive, children were bored could not grab there attention. No life in the narrators stories, overlap of sounds...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank Saskey2
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A place to relax, learn and be impressed. If you need somewhere to sit down and plan your next move after a long day of sightseeing, this is the best place to take refuge from the busy City hustle & bustle. Its free and has...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank SoloHopper
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was our first visit to the museum and we were very impressed with the quality of information, presentation and interactives. Our children are 6 and 8 and enjoyed all the film snippets and getting hands-on with replicas/artefacts. We visited the Beasts of London exhibition...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to the museum for the Beasts of London exhibition - it was a nice way to spend the afternoon, but - as per some of the other reviews - would agree that there was room for improvement in relation to noise spill across the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank mei700
Reviewed 1 week ago

My whole family has been a fan of the MoL for decades, and this remains the case. However, the Beasts of London exhibit was disappointing. The sound was poor and needed raising. This, coupled with a lack of anything terribly interesting to see or interact...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank Karen D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve worked and visited London on and off for many years and yet this was the first visit to this museum. We wanted to find some new places to go this trip and tried this museum - slightly off the normal tourist beaten track but...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank LornaB40
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been to the museum on a school trip, and when we heard about the Beasts of London exhibit, we wanted to go back. The museum itself is still interesting and informative about London’s history, and worth a visit. Unfortunately the Beasts of London...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank moodyfloss
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our granddaughters aged 7 and 11 to theThe Beasts of London. We were all disappointed with the experience. The sound was very bad and hard to hear the commentary as each room was too close to the other. It was advertised as 7+....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Yorkylass82
February 10, 2019|
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Response from 524grahamd | Reviewed this property |
Whilst interesting, I felt that this exhibition was not particularly large - it is just one of many aspects the museum displays. If you look on the museum's web site you can see (and download) a floor plan of the museum and... More
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Jana P
April 1, 2018|
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Obviously if you stopped for lunch, had little kids or it was a busy day there, you could be there all day. Also depends if you were to read all exhibits in detail. It was busy when we visited with several groups of school... More
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Ellen B
February 27, 2018|
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Response from hrtraveler | Reviewed this property |
I'd budget at least 2-3 hours. There's quite a bit to see, so it's time well spent.
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