Saturday, 19 August 2017

Museum of London - Have you visited the Museum of London yet this summer?

What's still to come this summer?
There's plenty to keep the kids entertained at the Museum of London.

Soak up the immersive atmosphere of a Roman arena during our dramatic live-action spectacular, the Gladiator Games, at Guildhall Yard. Combine your trip with a visit the Roman gallery at the Museum of London and become an expert on Londinium with our free family trails.

Uncover London's history at our free interactive shows at the Museum of London Docklands. And don't miss our free, family-friendly exhibition, Tunnel: the Archaeology of Crossrail, before it closes on 3 September.
At the Museum of London
Gladiator Games
Fri 25 - Mon 28 Aug, times vary
Prepare to be astounded as battle commences on the site of London's only Roman amphitheatre. Cheer on a sensational group of gladiators as they fight for glory under the stare of the Emperor. Will your favourite fighter be crowned champion or will they meet a gruesome end? Make sure you check out the Roman-themed entertainment and crafts taking place for an hour before and after each performance. 
Roman family walk
Dates vary, 12pm
Museum of London
Be transported back 2,000 years and walk the streets of Roman Londinium. Imagine being a soldier at the fort gate or a gladiator in the arena as you visit remarkable sites from London's past. Listen to our expert guide and discover fascinating facts and entertaining anecdotes together as a family.
At the Museum of London Docklands
Tunnel: the Archaeology of Crossrail
Until 3 Sep
Museum of London Docklands
Explore over 500 remarkable objects that were discovered during the construction of London's newest railway at our family-friendly exhibition. Build a tunnel out of foam blocks, discover smells from London's past and dress up as an engineer in high visibility jackets and hats. 
Time tunnellers
Until Thu 31 Aug, 12pm & 2pm
Museum of London Docklands
Are you ready to become a mini archaeologist? Come with us on a journey through time at our free, interactive shows. Find out what it is like to go out on an archaeological dig and piece together clues from London's past. After the show, why not visit our interactive children's gallery? Time tunnellers tickets are free but book in advance to guarantee your chosen performance.
Coming soon
Night Owls Halloween sleepover
Are you brave enough to spend a night in the Museum of London? Find out at the ultimate spooky sleepover. Trick-or-treat your way through the galleries by torchlight as you take part in ghostly activities and help a mysterious character solve a spooky crime. Bed down for the night in the galleries before a family-friendly film in the morning.