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We will be launching the 2021 programme at 12pm on 11 August 2021

  • Museum of London Rotunda view
  • Museum of London aerial shot

Museum of London

Powell and Moya

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150 London Wall, EC2Y 5HN
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Family activities during open house festival, Disabled access, Bookshop, Refreshments, Toilets

Travel Information

subway
Nearest tube: Moorgate, Barbican, St. Paul's
train
Nearest train: Moorgate
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Bus routes: 4, 8, 25, 56, 100, 76
Part of an ambitious redevelopment of the area following WWll bombing, this building forms part of the Barbican complex. The architects were inspired by post-war modernism to include green design elements and raised walkways.

Events

Saturday 4th September
SEND event: Morning Explorers
schedule Time: 8.30am to 10am
group Capacity: 100
Become a morning museum explorer at this relaxed early opening on Saturday 4 September 2021. The event will be sensitive to the needs of children with autistic spectrum conditions. Siblings and children with other types of SEND are very welcome. Get exclusive access to the museum galleries from 8.30-10am. Explore the museum’s collections and take part in architecture-themed activities. To book your space please visit the Museum of London website.
Build it! (under 5s)
schedule Time: 11am to 4pm
group Capacity: 15
Come along to our free-play building session where you and your under 5s can build to your heart’s content! Build the tallest tower, the longest bridge or a London landmark in this drop-in activity. Suggested ages 2-5 years. Drop-in between 11-1pm and 2-4pm (max. 15 at a time) To book your free general admission to the museum for that day please visit the Museum of London website.
Minecraft Missions
schedule Time: 11am to 4pm
group Capacity: 15
Take our Minecraft challenge and see if you can construct an ancient Roman temple. Become an architect in this ticketed session using iPads. Suggested age 5+. This is a free session but ticketed. Tickets are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis from the Family Desk on the day. To book your free general admission to the museum for that day please visit the Museum of London website.
Crafty Constructions
schedule Time: 11am to 4pm
group Capacity: 20
Explore different craft construction materials like straws, tubes and boxes and create your own buildings in this drop-in craft activity. Suggested age 5+. Drop-in between 11-1pm and 2-4pm (max. 20 visitors at a time) To book your free general admission to the museum for that day please visit the Museum of London website.
The Architecture & History of Museum of London & The Barbican Complex
schedule Time: 11.45am to 12.15pm
group Capacity: 15
Places will be given on a first come, first served basis
The Architecture & History of Museum of London & The Barbican Complex
schedule Time: 12.15pm to 12.45pm
group Capacity: 15
Places will be given on a first come, first served basis
The Architecture & History of Museum of London & The Barbican Complex
schedule Time: 12.45pm to 1.15pm
group Capacity: 15
Places will be given on a first come, first served basis
The Architecture & History of Museum of London & The Barbican Complex
schedule Time: 2pm to 2.30pm
group Capacity: 15
Places will be given on a first come, first served basis
The Architecture & History of Museum of London & The Barbican Complex
schedule Time: 2.30pm to 3pm
group Capacity: 15
Places will be given on a first come, first served basis
The Architecture & History of Museum of London & The Barbican Complex
schedule Time: 3pm to 3.30pm
group Capacity: 15
Places will be given on a first come, first served basis
Sunday 5th September
Minecraft Missions
schedule Time: 11am to 4pm
group Capacity: 15
Take our Minecraft challenge and see if you can construct an ancient Roman temple. Become an architect in this ticketed session using iPads. Suggested age 5+. This is a free session but ticketed. Tickets are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis from the Family Desk on the day. To book your free general admission to the museum for that day please visit the Museum of London website.
Build it! (under 5s)
schedule Time: 11am to 4pm
group Capacity: 15
Come along to our free-play building session where you and your under 5s can build to your heart’s content! Build the tallest tower, the longest bridge or a London landmark in this drop-in activity. Suggested ages 2-5 years. Drop-in between 11-1pm and 2-4pm (max. 15 at a time.) To book your free general admission to the museum for that day please visit the Museum of London website.
Crafty Constructions
schedule Time: 11am to 4pm
group Capacity: 20
Explore different craft construction materials like straws, tubes and boxes and create your own buildings in this drop-in craft activity. Suggested age 5+. Drop-in between 11-1pm and 2-4pm (max. 20 visitors at a time.) To book your free general admission to the museum for that day please visit the Museum of London website.
The Architecture & History of Museum of London & The Barbican Complex
schedule Time: 11.45am to 12.15pm
group Capacity: 15
Places will be given on a first come, first served basis
The Architecture & History of Museum of London & The Barbican Complex
schedule Time: 12.15pm to 12.45pm
group Capacity: 15
Places will be given on a first come, first served basis
The Architecture & History of Museum of London & The Barbican Complex
schedule Time: 12.45pm to 1.15pm
group Capacity: 15
Places will be given on a first come, first served basis
The Architecture & History of Museum of London & The Barbican Complex
schedule Time: 2pm to 2.30pm
group Capacity: 15
Places will be given on a first come, first served basis
The Architecture & History of Museum of London & The Barbican Complex
schedule Time: 2.30pm to 3pm
group Capacity: 15
Places will be given on a first come, first served basis
The Architecture & History of Museum of London & The Barbican Complex
schedule Time: 3pm to 3.30pm
group Capacity: 15
Places will be given on a first come, first served basis

Design

Original design
Powell and Moya, 1976
Type
Museum
Period
Post-war