Friday 2 June 2017

Museum of London - What's on in June?

New events this June
City Now City Future - a season of events offering new ways to think about London - invites you to join us inside the Museum of London and out on the city's streets this June at a salon, on a walk and in a DIY rebel gardening workshop.

Our free exhibition, Tunnel: The Archaeology of Crossrailcontinues at the Museum of London Docklands, accompanied by a series of walks and talks with fascinating guest speakers.

June also offers opportunities to get out and about  in the sunshine with our regular walks and boat tours, while free half term events for families continue until Sunday.
June highlights
Tue 13 Jun, 7pm
Museum of London
As part of the London Festival of Architecture 2017, the first of our monthly salons will consider memory in the city. Join us for an evening of readings and talks with writers, artists and architects sharing their personal stories of the capital.
Sat 18 Jun, 5pm
Museum of London
Writer and curator Rosanna McLaughlin will lead a tour exploring South East London inspired by the 1970s counter-culture guide ‘Alternative London’. Artist Emily Pope will join this tour exploring marginalised and anti-establishment cultures in a rapidly gentrifying neighbourhood.
Sat 3 Jun, 1.15pm
Hear unique stories about monarchs past and present whilst cruising along the Thames from the Palace of Westminster to Royal Greenwich with royal commentator Richard Fitzwilliams and blue badge guide Julie Chandler.
Engineering the Tunnel
Tue 20 Jun, 6.30pm
Museum of London Docklands
How do you tunnel under London? What innovative new techniques are used? Here unique untold stories from London's incredible construction with speakers from the Crossrail and the Tideway Tunnel projects.
Family highlights
Free weekend fun
1-3 Jun
Museum of London
Catch the end of our Vikings and Anglo-Saxons week with interactive storytelling and creative craft workshops this weekend, or come back during term time to enjoy a specially-designed family tour and touch real museum artefacts at our fascinating object handling sessions.
Story seekers family tours
Every Sunday
Museum of London Docklands
Search for stories in our interactive family tours. Every Sunday you can learn about life in London as you hear, see, feel and smell the past in these multisensory sessions around the Museum of London Docklands.
Find out about the vital work of conservators and the hidden details they can uncover on archaeological treasures. Go behind the scenes of the Revealing the Past display at the Museum of London.
In partnership with world-renowned photography agency Magnum, we created an exhibition from scratch in just two weeks, to capture modern London life through street photography. Read how that happened and take a look at some of the fantastic images on display.
Partner events
Wed 7 Jun, 6-7pm at the Museum of London
In this free Gresham talk, Professor Simon Thurley discusses the origins and future challenges for Conservation Areas.
Until 3 Sep at the Science Museum
The Science Museum’s latest blockbuster exhibition, Robots, explores the extraordinary 500-year history of humanoid robots. Featuring over 100 robotic models including the very latest technology, there’s something for everyone.