May events @ Museum of London

May 1, 2010toMay 31, 2010

Family events

Little Moles toddlers group

  • Learn, play and explore together every Wednesday during term-time in this fun, hands-on and creative session.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Ticketed event: advance booking only
  • Minimum age: 1
  • Wednesday, May 5, 2010, 15:30 – 16:30
  • Wednesday, May 12, 2010, 15:30 – 16:30
  • Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 15:30 – 16:30

Mini Moles babies group

  • Learn, play and explore together every Wednesday during term-time. This session is for babies aged 6 months-walking and their carers and includes stories, rhyme time and an opportunity to meet others in a relaxed setting.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Ticketed event: advance booking only
  • Wednesday, May 5, 2010, 11:00 – 12:00
  • Wednesday, May 12, 2010, 11:00 – 12:00
  • Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 11:00 – 12:00
  • Wednesday, May 26, 2010, 11:00 – 12:00

Little Moles toddlers group: Messy Moles

  • Come and use your senses and get messy together in our special monthly creative session as part of our Little Moles toddlers group.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Ticketed event: advance booking only
  • Minimum age: 1
  • Wednesday, May 26 @ 15:30 – 16:30

Enter a Victorian photograph

  • Create fictional Victorian characters and their life stories, then using blue screen technology, dress up and enter a photograph from the time.
  • Minimum age: 7
  • FREE: tickets allocated on arrival
  • Sunday 2 May, 12.00 – 12.45 / 13.15 – 14.00 / 14.30 – 15.15

A Saxon house

  • Buying a new pot or a pair of shoes in Saxon London was not as easy as it is today. Find out with our craft specialist how Londoners 800 years ago went about buying things for their homes.
  • Minimum age: 5
  • FREE
  • Monday 3 May, 12.30 – 14.00/ 14.30 – 16.00

Mask making

  • Create a mask for a Victorian pleasure garden.
  • Minimum age: 5
  • FREE
  • Sunday 9 May @ 12.30 – 14.00 / 14.30 – 16.00

Medieval dancing

  • Get your doublet, tights or corsets on and join our dancers in the Medieval London gallery. Listen to the captivating tunes and learn the steps.
  • Minimum age: 5
  • FREE
  • Sunday 16 May @ 11.30 – 12.00 / 13.00 – 13.30 / 14.30 – 15.00 / 15.30 – 16.00

Storymaker

  • Combining new technology and a visit to our galleries, create a story inspired from the past to take home and play for your family and friends.
  • Minimum age: 7
  • FREE: tickets allocated on arrival
  • Sunday 23 May, 12.00 – 13.00 / 14.00 – 15.00

Stories from the past

  • Every day during May half-term you will meet different characters from London’s past in our new Galleries of Modern London. Meet Jonathan Tyres, the founder of Vauxhall Pleasure Garden, or one of his performers. Talk to a seller working on the streets of Victorian London or listen to the taxi driver and his tales about his favourite spots around London
  • Minimum age: 5+
  • FREE
  • Saturday, 29 May, 11.30 – 14.00 / 14.30 – 17.00

From Stuarts to modernism

  • Discover how designs have changed over the last 300 years. Drop in and explore how houses and other items have developed over time.
  • Minimum age: 3+
  • FREE
  • Saturday, 29 May @ 12.30 – 14.00/ 14.30 – 16.00
  • Sunday, 30 May @ 12.30 – 14.00 / 14.30 – 16.00

Victorian toys and games

  • What did children in Victorian London play with? Play with some real Victorian toys in our Learning Centre and make your own toy to take home.
  • Minimum age: 3
  • FREE
  • Monday, 31 May @ 12.30- 14.00 / 14.30- 16.00

Where do we go?

Museum of London
London Wall
EC2Y 5HN

Open Daily 10am-6pm
Last Admission 5.30pm

How do we find out more?

Visit our Museum page on the Museum of London