Museum of London

Haunting Remnants Left Behind By The Great Fire Of London Revealed

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK

Padlocks, keys, scorched plate and even a waffle iron are among the scorched remnants that have been revealed in a new exhibition to commemorate the 3...

How to Spend a Night at a Museum (For Real)

Jamie Tolentino | Posted 18.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jamie Tolentino

A couple of museums put on adult only nights regularly so you may want to get on the mailing list or check their website on a semi-regular basis. However, sleepovers are rare to come by and most of the sleepover events I see are for kids.

These Stunning Photographs Show British Life During The First World War

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK

These stunning images from the time of the First World War were taken by Christina Broom, widely regarded as Britain's first female press photographer...

Sherlock-Topia at Museum of London

Victoria Sadler | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

The new Sherlock Holmes exhibition at the Museum of London is an incredibly dynamic, evocative display that brings to life the man and his city. A stunning and diverse range of rarities have been brought together for this show on the world's most popular fictional detective.

Getting Saucy at the Museum of London

Sarah Biddlecombe | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Sarah Biddlecombe

It's Friday afternoon and I'm in the museum's entrance hall, about to begin a "Shoreditch's Saucy Side" archeological tour. I'm joined by seven others hoping for a fun and humorous exploration of erotica. But with Linda and her fellow tour guide, Jeanette, unable to utter any "naughty" words, we're not off to a promising start...

16 Ghostly Images Of London Landmarks Then And Now

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale and Elliot Wagland | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK Tech

These incredible images show locations throughout England's famous old capital as they looked both in history and today. Released by the Museum of Lon...

Manorbier Castle Chronicles

Celia Lyttelton | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK
Celia Lyttelton

According to Roman Hagiography the origins of St Valentine, is obscure, all that is known is that he was beheaded outside the Flaminian Gate, after trying to convert the Emperor Claudius Gothicus on the 14th in the third century AD

Jonathan Tyers and The Garden of Death

Adrian Teal | Posted 31.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Adrian Teal

Both the success of the Museum of London's recent Pleasure Gardens exhibition, and the establishment of the worthy but ill-fated London Pleasure Garden at Royal Victoria Dock suggest that there is some vestige of nostalgia in the city's collective consciousness for the magical entertainments of its rich past.

An Olympic Effort: Fashion Curating at the Museum of London

Timothy Long | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Style
Timothy Long

Objects such as the Olympic torch, competitor kit and costumes contribute to the display. This includes Tom Daley's swim trunks and Beth Tweddle's gymnastics kit, as well as over 60 ensembles worn at the opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympics and Paralympics; from punk heads to policemen and NHS nurses to Mary Poppins.

Alice E. Vincent

Girls On Film: Photography Legend Opens Show On Women | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 22.11.2012 | Home

The seven decades of Dorothy Bohm’s photographic career exist in a number of neatly-labelled boxes, stacked on a few shelves in her London home. I...

Why Flo Mustn't Go

Sharon Ament | Posted 12.01.2013 | Home
Sharon Ament

What has become apparent during the past few weeks is that the cause of Old Flo is resonating with people across the spectrum. For many she is a direct part of their childhood, for others she is a legacy for future generations, for some of us she is a symbol of artistic value.

Alice E. Vincent

Beyond Instagram: The History Of Hipster Photography | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 13.07.2012 | Home

Twenty years after its launch, Lomography's finally gaining truly global recognition - as part of a major exhibition at the Museum of London, during t...

What Have I Learnt From Working With Young People?

Lucie Fitton | Posted 26.08.2012 | Home
Lucie Fitton

When we set out to reinvent our Roman gallery through the eyes of young Londoners we knew we had an interesting journey ahead of us.

At Home With The Queen

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 05.06.2012 | Home

It's likely some of us will have strung up the bunting and picked up a few Union Jack flags over the last few days. But for some people, Royal fev...

Summer In The City - Newly Discovered Photos Reveal Vintage London

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 21.05.2012 | Home

Most photographers know that a opportunistic snapshot can tell a much richer story than a set-up scene. Which is why The Museum of London were pro...

London 2012 – Inspiring Young People Around the World

Colin Jackson | Posted 01.07.2012 | UK Sport
Colin Jackson

When most people think about London 2012, it's often about issues such as transport, security or the elite athletes themselves. But there is a side to the Games that can often be overlooked. Sport has the power to change lives and empower young people. Sport can bring schools and communities together, promote a healthy lifestyle and give young people an incentive to attend school regularly. It was for these reasons that I became an ambassador for International Inspiration - London 2012's international sports legacy programme - in 2009.

Museums From Your Armchair: Google Art Project Expands

PA | Posted 03.06.2012 | Home

Google Art Project launched in 2011 Google has expanded the art project that allows fans to take a peek inside museum walls from the comfort of t...

Earliest Known Photos Of London Go On Display

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 07.03.2012 | Home

These days, between uploading two hundred images of your weekend away in Rome or rushing to detag embarrassing Facebook images, it’s hard to imagine...

Michael Rundle

Occupy London Is History (At Least To The Museum Of London) | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.04.2012 | UK

So it's over - Occupy London's camp at St Paul's is history. But then again, Occupy was history before it was evicted. That's the case for the M...

The 8 Best Ways To Celebrate Dickens In 2012

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 08.04.2012 | Home

In case you haven't read a newspaper or been on Twitter yet - today is the the day when the world goes officially Charles Dickens crazy. Events are...

Christopher Raeburn Spring/Summer 2012: When Fashion Presentation Becomes Interaction

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 17.11.2011 | UK Style
Joao Paulo Nunes

With its 1970s futuristic design conceived by Powell and Moya Architects, the Museum of London narrates the British capital's past while simultaneousl...