Victorian Santa's Grotto  

 
 
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, No 1 Warehouse, Tower Hamlets, West India Quay, London E14 4AL
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Dec 3-23, 10am-5.30pm
 
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£7 per child (includes gift). Photographs available at an additional cost.
 
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Travel back in time to festive 19th century Sailortown to meet Father Christmas in his secret grotto at the Museum of London Docklands. Tell Santa your Christmas wishes and receive a special gift, and you can also get a photograph of your child and Father Christmas (for an additional cost). Leave time to look around the museum and if you go on Thursday 8th December you'll find the Christmas Fayre there, held in partnership with Crafty Fox Market.

 

About Museum of London Docklands

In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames and the lives that have ebbed and flowed with it. The building in which the museum is housed is pertinent, too. More about Museum of London Docklands


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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Canary Wharf Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Mile End Tube Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Wapping Overground Station
 
28 minutes walk
 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
30 minutes walk
 
 
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City Harbour NCP
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Canary Riverside Plaza Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £133  40% off
46 Westferry Circus, E14 | 4 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
The Canary Riverside Plaza Hotel contains spacious, luxurious rooms and suites with every comfort available, including a giant marble bath, two-line speaker phones and stunning walnut ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Docklands Riverside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  28% off
265 Rotherhithe Street, SE16 | 9 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
The only hotel in London with its own pier, the DoubleTree by Hilton London Docklands Riverside offers views across London's iconic River Thames. Taking inspiration from ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Canary Wharf Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  27% off
South Quay, E14 | 11 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
Perched on the waterfront, just 15 minutes from London's City Airport, the Hilton London Canary Wharf combines convenience with comfort. Stroll across the hotel's private bridge ... More
 
 
 
 
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Victorian Santa's Grotto
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 3rd to 23rd December 2016
Victorian Santa's Grotto, No 1 Warehouse, West India Quay, E14 | Same location as Victorian Santa's Grotto
Travel back in time to festive 19th century Sailortown to meet Father Christmas in his secret grotto at the Museum of London Docklands. Tell Santa your ...More
 
 
 
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LUMINOCITY: Ice Rink Canary Wharf
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 4th December 2016 to 25th February 2017
Victorian Santa's Grotto, Canada Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 5 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
One of London's largest ice rinks, the Ice Rink Canary Wharf is back for Christmas 2016 and this year it comes with ...More
 
 
 
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New Year's Eve Bottomless Dinner
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Saturday 31st December 2016 - 6pm-2am
Victorian Santa's Grotto, 1 Canada Square, E14 | 5 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
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West India Quay Cineworld
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
9-11 Hertsmere Road, Poplar, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | Same location as Victorian Santa's Grotto
... More
 
 
 
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Everyman Canary Wharf
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Crossrail Place Level 2, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 5 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
The Everyman Cinema on level 2 of Crossrail Place - the brand's fifth cinema in the capital - sits within the six storey Canary Wharf Crossrail ... More
 
 
 
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Spiegeltent at Canary Wharf
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Canada Square Park, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 5 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
The Spiegeltent at Canary Wharf comes to Canada Square Park in September for 11 days of comedy, music, kids activities, dance, cabaret, acrobatics and kids theatre. ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of London Docklands
London > Attractions > Museums
No 1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | Same location as Victorian Santa's Grotto
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ... More
 
 
 
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Canada Square Park
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Canada Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 5 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
Open space in the centre of Canary Wharf, Canada Square Park is a popular outdoor area for concerts and screenings of sporting events in the ... More
 
 
 
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One Canada Square
London > Attractions > Sights
1 Canada Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 5 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
Once the tallest building in the United Kingdom (a title it held from 1991 until 2012 when The Shard rose above it), One Canada Square is ... More
 
 
 
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Frock Brokers
London > Shopping > Clothing
Port East Buildings 14 Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
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Lords Formal Wear
London > Shopping > Hire Shops
PO Box 50540, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
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Charbonnel et Walker
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Cabot Place West, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 4 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
This long-established chocolatier, set up in 1875 at the behest of Edward VII, has been making the finest chocolate in traditional French style for 130 years. ... More
 
 
 
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Browns Restaurant & Bar
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
Hertsmere Road, West India Quay, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Victorian Santa's Grotto
Brasserie ... More
 
 
 
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Dockmasters House
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
1 Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Victorian Santa's Grotto
This listed Georgian building has had many past incarnations; it's been an excise office, a pub called the Jamaica Tavern, and even the offices for the ... More
 
 
 
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Amerigo Vespucci
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
25 Cabot Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
Italian cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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LA Fitness
London > Leisure > Fitness
5 Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Victorian Santa's Grotto
An international chain of health and fitness clubs that has a number of sites across London. Facilities vary across clubs, all have well stocked gyms and ... More
 
 
 
LA Fitness
London > Leisure > Fitness
West India Quay, 5 Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Victorian Santa's Grotto
An international chain of health and fitness clubs that has a number of sites across London. Facilities vary across clubs, all have well stocked gyms and ... More
 
 
 
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Crossrail Place Roof Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
West India Quay, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 5 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
With its semi open-air timber lattice roof the Crossrail Place Roof Garden on top of the Crossrail station in Canary Wharf provides a welcoming public space, ... More
 
 
 
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Wibbley Wobbley
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Greenland Dock, off Rope Street, Southwark, London SE16 | 20 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
Cute, unpretentious bar housed on a boat docked in the Thames. A world away from the bustling, brash mainstream bars, pubs and clubs of central London, is ... More
 
 
 
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Prospect of Whitby
London > Nightlife > Pubs
57 Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 25 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
Once known as the 'Devil's Tavern' thanks to its delinquent clientele, the Prospect of Whitby is one of the oldest pubs in London - and the ... More
 
 
 
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The Captain Kidd
London > Nightlife > Pubs
108 Wapping High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 31 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
The real magic of Wapping's riverside Captain Kidd pub is outside on the L-shaped patio. The Thames is rather narrow here and so the action seems ... More
 
 
 
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Beluga Cafe
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
West India Quay, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Victorian Santa's Grotto
Wine Bar ... More
 
 
 
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Davy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
31 Fisherman's Walk, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 3 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
At ground floor level on Fisherman’s Walk at Canary Wharf, tables, chairs and merry-makers spill out of doors on to the riverside during the summer months. ... More
 
 
 
Fine Line
London > Nightlife > Bars
North Colonnade, 10 Cabot Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 3 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
Bar ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | Same location as Victorian Santa's Grotto
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ... More
 
 
 
Prenelle Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Dutch Barge PRINS, West India Dock, off Hertsmere Road, Docklands, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Victorian Santa's Grotto
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SS Robin
London > Business > Venue Hire
SS Robin Trust, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Victorian Santa's Grotto
The world's oldest complete steamship, the SS Robin, has been lovingly restored to create an East London maritime landmark. The original 1890 engineroom, former crews' ... More
 
 
 

Museum of London Docklands events

 
Victorian Santa's GrottoVictorian Santa's GrottoTravel back in time to festive 19th century Sailortown to meet Father Christmas in his secret grotto at the Museum of London Docklands. Tell Santa your Christmas wishes and receive a special gift, and you can also get a photograph of your child and Father Christmas (for an additional cost). Leave time to look around the museum and if you go on Thur2016-12-09T10:00:00+00002016-12-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Museum of London Docklands,   No 1 Warehouse  West India Quay    E14 4AL
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event > Seasonal
PRICING  £7 per child (includes gift). Photographs available at an additional cost.
DATES  3rd to 23rd December 2016
VENUE  Museum of London Docklands 
Travel back in time to festive 19th century Sailortown to meet Father Christmas in his secret grotto at the Museum of London Docklands. Tell Santa your Christmas wishes and receive a special gift, and you can also get a photograph of your child and Father Christmas (for an additional cost). Leave time to look around the museum and if you go on Thur... More about this event
Tunnel: the archaeology of CrossrailTunnel: the archaeology of CrossrailTunnel: the archaeology of CrossrailCrossrail, which has seen 26 miles of new tunnels created under London, has also revealed previously inaccessible areas of subterranean London; an archaeologist's dream. The discoveries resulting from churning up the ground rock of our city go on display at the Museum of London Docklands from February 2017. Among the significant finds are prehistor2017-02-10T10:00:00+00002017-09-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Museum of London Docklands,   No 1 Warehouse  West India Quay    E14 4AL
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event > Exhibitions > Art Exhibitions - Architecture | PRICING  Free  
DATES  10th February to 3rd September 2017
VENUE  Museum of London Docklands 
Crossrail, which has seen 26 miles of new tunnels created under London, has also revealed previously inaccessible areas of subterranean London; an archaeologist's dream. The discoveries resulting from churning up the ground rock of our city go on display at the Museum of London Docklands from February 2017. Among the significant finds are prehistor... More about this event
 

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The Buffalo Skinners
Concerts | On 9th December 2016 

Jamboree 3.45 miles from Victorian Santa's Grotto

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Leah Capaldi: Lay Down
Exhibitions | Until 18th December 2016 

Matt's Gallery 3.8 miles from Victorian Santa's Grotto

A site-specific installation involving a video sculpture with continual performance, inspired by the artist's time in the deserts of the ...More

Victorian Santa's Grotto
Seasonal | Until 23rd December 2016 

Museum of London Docklands 4.31 miles from Victorian Santa's Grotto

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LUMINOCITY: Ice Rink Canary Wharf
LUMINOCITY: Ice Rink Canary Wharf
Seasonal | Until 25th February 2017 

Canary Wharf Ice Rink 4.51 miles from Victorian Santa's Grotto

One of London's largest ice rinks, the Ice Rink Canary Wharf is back for Christmas 2016 ...More

 
 
 
 
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