Museum of London Docklands †

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No 1 Warehouse, Tower Hamlets, West India Quay, London E14 4AL
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Sun 10am-6pm | Closed 24-26 Dec & 1 Jan
PRICES
Unlimited entry for one year: £5 (Adults), £3 (Concs), Free (Under 16s, NUS holders & disabled carers)

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Museum of London DocklandsIn 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. As a warehouse and part of a significant port, the building was once used to store valuable shipments of sugar arriving from transatlantic crossings. Permanent educational displays include the Thames Highway - the trade which the river has enabled since the city began as a Roman settlement in AD43 makes for a fascinating tale. The display includes a spectacular large scale model of Old London Bridge, the first stone structure over the Thames with the bridge as it was in 1450 on one side, the bridge in all its Tudor glory on the other. Walk around the permanent 'London, Sugar & Slavery' exhibition and you'll see how sugar was a key factor in the city's development.

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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
Car Parks

Car Parks

City Harbour NCP
19 minutes walk

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Canary Riverside Plaza Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £198† 38% off
46 Westferry Circus, E14 | 4 minutes from Museum of London Docklands
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 £67† 30% off
265 Rotherhithe Street, SE16 | 9 minutes from Museum of London Docklands
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
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South Quay, E14 | 11 minutes from Museum of London Docklands
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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West India Quay
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Museum of London Docklands
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Canada Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 5 minutes from Museum of London Docklands
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1 Canada Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 5 minutes from Museum of London Docklands
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Bank Street, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 8 minutes from Museum of London Docklands
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Browns Restaurant & Bar
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Dockmasters House
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1 Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 1 minute from Museum of London Docklands
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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Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 35 minutes from Museum of London Docklands
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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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Arches 422-424 Mile End Park, Burdett Road, Tower Hamlets, London E3 | 16 minutes from Museum of London Docklands
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The Narrow
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44 Narrow Street, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 12 minutes from Museum of London Docklands
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The Gun
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27 Coldharbour, Docklands, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 15 minutes from Museum of London Docklands
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Wibbley Wobbley
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Greenland Dock, off Rope Street, Southwark, London SE16 | 20 minutes from Museum of London Docklands
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Davy's Wine Bar
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31 Fisherman's Walk, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 3 minutes from Museum of London Docklands
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
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InterContinental London - The O2, 1 Waterview Drive, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 21 minutes from Museum of London Docklands
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Peninsula Square, SE10 | 24 minutes from Museum of London Docklands
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Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, 2, Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, SE10 | 35 minutes from Museum of London Docklands
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