Thursday 25 September 2014

Museum of London - Ghostly goings-on, Sherlock arrives and beasts take over this October

Sherlock season begins

Join Anthony Horowitz on Mon 27 Oct as he explores his newly released book, Moriarty, in conversation with the curator of the Sherlock Holmes exhibition, Alex Werner, and Professor of Victorian Literature and Culture, Clare Pettitt. This is the first of an exciting season of Sherlock events.
Book tickets

What's new in October
Bridge: final weeks and late opening
The largest art exhibition ever held at the Museum of London Docklands is in its final weeks, with late openings tomorrow night and on Thu 23 Oct. Don't miss your chance to see it!

>  Late opening details

Sainsbury's Archive goes online
Did you know the Sainsbury's archive is not only open to the public at the Museum of London Docklands, but is now searchable with over 2000 digital images and 19,000 catalogue descriptions?

>  More about the archive

Hidden London
Find out what finds lie beneath the Gherkin, the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and more iconic buildings at the Museum of London Archaeological Archive on Sat 18 Oct.

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Halloween ghost tour
What mysteries lurk in the dark at Museum of London Docklands? Take a ghost walk back in time on an intimate after hours tour of the darker corners of the Grade I listed warehouse and its surroundings in West India Quay this Halloween eve. From Jubilee Line ghosts and dockers to séances and scary goings-on in Sailortown, who knows what you’ll encounter!

Find out more

Sherlock Holmes walking tourTake a tour from Baker Street to the Museum of London, taking in the sights and sounds of Arthur Conan Doyle's London.

>  Book now

Big beasts at half term
Join us at half term to unearth tales of prehistoric London, meet giants of the imagination and discover tales of London's gigantic towers.

>  Half term at the Museum of London>  Half term at the Museum of London Docklands

On the blog
Great Fire of London
Nearly 350 years ago the City of London faced one of its most famous disasters. We’ve put together a handy infographic with some of the topline facts and figures.

>  View our Fire of London infographic

Friends of the Museum of London
Friends get first look
Join the Friends of the Museum of London today to get a sneak preview of Sherlock Holmes on Mon 13 Oct at a special private view and a host of other benefits.
>  Join today