Tuesday 25 April 2017

Museum of London Docklands - Discover more about the archaeology unearthed by Crossrail.

Visit our free exhibition
Have you had the chance to visit our free exhibition, Tunnel: The Archaeology of Crossrail? If not, why not come and explore 500 of the most exciting objects unearthed by the Crossrail project? Following the new Elizabeth line route from east to west and with various interactives and videos throughout, this exhibition reveals 8,000 years of human history and uncovers new stories discovered under London. 
Event highlights
Archaeology of the tunnel
Tue 9 May, 6.30-9pm
Museum of London Docklands
Join us for a talk on the archaeological findings from the Crossrail project, followed by exclusive access to the exhibition Tunnel: The Archaeology of Crossrail. Hear first-hand what is involved in a project like Crossrail and what the role of archaeology is in modern construction. With Jay Carver, Crossrail Project Archaeologist, Nigel Jeffries, post-roman pottery specialist from MOLA and Alison Telfer, project officer from MOLA.
Docklands regeneration
Sun 7 May, 2-3.30pm
Museum of London Docklands
Explore Canary Wharf on this walking tour and learn how the docks were transformed into a thriving business hub, including the recent developments surrounding the Crossrail project. 
What's on for families
Morning explorers
Sat 6 May, 8.30-11am
Museum of London Docklands
Explore our exhibition Tunnel: The Archaeology of Crossrail and take part in activities surrounding this theme from 8.30am, before normal opening hours. Morning explorers is free and provides an informal atmosphere in which to explore the museum, sensitive to the needs of children with autistic spectrum conditions under the age of 13.
Archaeology detectives
Every Wed in May, 10am & 2pm
Museum of London Docklands
Put your detective skills to the test and help uncover London’s past using real archaeological objects. Meet our archaeology team and find out what has survived from the everyday lives of Londoners throughout time.