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Information for Overseas Visitors to Museum of London

Information for Overseas Visitors to Museum of London

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Published by Museum of London
Plan your visit to our museums with this leaflet designed for our overseas visitors.
Plan your visit to our museums with this leaflet designed for our overseas visitors.

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Published by: Museum of London on Apr 24, 2012
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Take the Museum to the streets withour award-winning apps! With our reeiPhone and iPad apps,
Streetmuseum™
 and
Streetmuseum Londinium
, plus ourree
Soundtrack to London
app or Nokiahandsets, you can discover more about theMuseum’s collections on the go. Or discoverthe Dickensian city with our graphic novel app
Dickens: Dark London
or iPhone and iPad.First edition ree.
www.museumoflondon.org.uk+44 (0)20 7001 9844
 
Museum of London
“Helps visitors get underLondon’s skin”
 Lonely Planet London
“An essential stop orunderstanding howthe City developed”
 
Insight Guides London
“Museum o Londonis one o the capital’sbest museums”
 
Lonely Planet London City Guide
“Comprehensively andentertainingly tells thehistory o London”
 Michelin Guide to London
Museum of LondonDocklands
“Makes a visit to the areawell worth the eort”
The Rough Guide to London
“Displays…as well asinteractive exhibitsmake or a ascinatingexperience”
Michelin Guide to London
Start your visit to London herewith over 450,000 years of history across two unique venues
    C   o   v   e   r    i   m   a   g   e   :   U   n    i   o   n   J   a   c    k    h   a   t    d   e   s    i   g   n   e    d    b   y    S   t   e   p    h   e   n   J   o   n   e   s ,   2   0   0   0 ,   M   u   s   e   u   m   o    f   L   o   n    d   o   n
 
Reuse and recycle
 
Doctors, Dissectionand Resurrection Men
19 Oct 2012 – 14 Apr 2013
Explore the early 19th centuryhistory o human dissectionand the trade in dead bodiesthrough dramatic evidenceunearthed during Museumo London Archaeologyexcavations at the Royal LondonHospital in Whitechapel.Due to its subject matter thisexhibition is not recommendedor children under 12.
Museum of London
Adult £9Child (12+)/concession £7Tickets on sale from June 2012.
www.museumoflondon.org.uk |
+44 (0)20 7001 9844
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The Museum of London tellsthe story of the world’s greatestcity and its people.
With two iconic venues and thousands o treasuresspanning 450,000 years, the Museum o London oers adetailed record o London's history that cannot be oundanywhere else in the city, making it the only place tostart your visit to the capital.The
Museum of London
is situated in the City, nearSt Paul’s Cathedral. Through interactive displays andreal arteacts, the Museum brings the varied history o London to lie rom prehistoric times to the present day.A ew minutes rom the shops and restaurants o CanaryWhar, the
Museum of London Docklands
charts thelong history o London as a port through stories o trade,migration and commerce, in a beautiul, Grade I listed,Georgian warehouse.
Dickens and London
Until 10 Jun 2012
Celebrate the 200th anniversaryo the birth o Charles Dickenswith the UK’s frst majorexhibition on the author orover 40 years. Recreating theatmosphere o Victorian Londonthrough sound and projections,you’ll be taken on a haunting journey to discover the city thatinspired his writings.
Museum of London
Adult £8 (£7 advance booking)Child/concession £6(£5 advance booking)
Timed entry and booking ees apply.
At Home withthe Queen
25 May – 28 Oct 2012
Marking the Diamond Jubilee o HRH Elizabeth II,this photographic displayexplores Londoners’ enduringaection or the Queen,capturing them at home withtheir royal memorabilia.
Museum of London
FREE
Michael Caine’sLondon
Opens 8 Mar 2013
Opening in time or Sir MichaelCaine’s 80th birthday on 14March 2013, this display chartsthe actor’s early lie in London,rom his childhood in Elephantand Castle to his early actingyears in the theatres and clubso Soho and the West End.
Museum of London
FREE
To book tickets or all o our events and exhibitions please visit
www.museumoflondon.org.uk
or call
+44 (0)20 7001 9844
 
www.museumoflondon.org.uk |
+44 (0)20 7001 9844
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4.
This dazzling 1400 yearold
gold and garnetbrooch
was ound in agrave in Covent Garden.
5.
The
Great FireExperience
isthe Museum’soldest model.Through visualeects it showshow fre spreadthrough thecapital in 1666.
3.
These stunning late 15thcentury
altar paintings
 are believed to havecome rom a chapel atWestminster Abbey.
2.
This marble
head of Mithras
oncestood in a Roman temple in the City,carved around AD 180-220.
things to see
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1.
The skull o an
extinct auroch
 (wild ox) ound inIlord, 245,000-186,000 BC.
1345
Step inside the Museum o London and you will fndhistoric objects which tell the story o the capital’sturbulent past. Situated in the oldest part o London,known as the City, the Museum overlooks the remainso the city wall, which dates to the time o the RomanEmpire. Here you can discover prehistoric London, seehow the city changed under Roman rule, wonder at thegrandeur o medieval London and explore the eects o civil war, plague and fre on the capital.Visit our spectacular Galleries o Modern London andyou can walk the streets o Victorian London, take a strollin recreated 18th century pleasure gardens, fnd out moreabout the ashions o the swinging sixties and marvel atthe magnifcent Lord Mayor’s Coach.
www.museumoflondon.org.uk
MUSEUM OF LONDON
 
150 London Wall, near St Paul’s Cathedral
I you want to learn more about the capital then you can join us every Saturday at 11am or our
Welcome to Londontour
, an essential one hour guide to London’s past, presentand uture. Tickets £8.50 per person, available rom theinormation desk on arrival. Subject to availability.

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