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From Roman settlement to the development of Canary Wharf, this 200 year old sugar warehouse reveals the long history of the capital as a port through stories of trade, migration and commerce.

Museum of London Docklands

Discover a wealth of objects in state-of-the-art galleries, including Sailor town, an atmospheric recreation of 19th century London. Also, learn about the City’s involvement in the transatlantic slave trade at the London, Sugar & Slavery gallery.

With ancient finds, unusual objects and fascinating tours, the Museum of London Docklands  is one of London’s hidden treasures.

The Museum has a busy events programme, including adult courses, family events and regular film screenings.

FREE entry

Museum of London Docklands

West India Quay, London E14 4AL

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Tel: 020 7001 9844


DLR: West India Quay

Underground: Canary Wharf

River Services: Canary Wharf Pier

Open daily 10am–6pm (closed 24-26 December)

The Museum of London Docklands is co-funded by the City of London Corporation and the Greater London Authority.

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