News: Ensemble inspired by the creativity of the Windrush generation acquired by Museum of London

The Museum of London has acquired an ensemble from London fashion designer Tihara Smith’s ‘Windrush collection’ along with a suit owned by her grandfather. Both pieces, and oral histories recorded for the museum by Tihara, her mother and her grandfather have been made available to explore on the Museum of London website to mark Windrush Day 2021. ... Continue Reading →

News: Museum of London acquires NHS sign from ZSL London Zoo’s Giraffe House

The Museum of London is pleased to announce that it has acquired the well-known sign erected by ZSL London Zoo on their Giraffe House in April 2020. It has been collected as part of the museum’s ongoing Collecting COVID initiative. The giant, light-up, blue wooden sign featuring two red hearts and white ‘NHS’ lettering was... Continue Reading →

News: Museum of London sites set to reopen 19 May with extensions of Dub London: Bassline of a City and Havering Hoard: A Bronze Age Mystery

After five months of temporary closure, the Museum of London and the Museum of London Docklands plan to open their doors on Wednesday 19 May 2021, depending on government guidance, and welcome visitors once again.  The Museum of London is pleased to announce that the exclusive display, Dub London: Bassline of a City, celebrating dub reggae music and culture... Continue Reading →

News: Museum of London launches video series featuring London comedians during Women’s History Month

This International Women’s Day, the Museum of London is pleased to share the launch of an original video series created in collaboration with some of the funniest women in comedy.  The five-part series will feature five London based comedians; Samantha Baines, Jenny Bede, Jen Ives, Thanyia Mooreand Leila Navabi. Each have created their own original short comedic pieces inspired by different... Continue Reading →

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