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Beasts of London at the Museum of London

Museum of London, Barbican

Friday 5 April 2019 - 5 January 2020

Suitable for 7+ years

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Step into an immersive tour through London’s history, narrated by the animals who once lived here.

Beasts of London explores the fascinating role animals have played in shaping the capital. Be guided through time, from the Roman era through Medieval London and right up to present day, narrated by the beasts themselves. Discover how animals – from lions and elephants, to horses, rats and pigeons - have shaped the city and its beastly history.

  • Discover the fully interactive digital installation that uses video projection mapping.
  • Meet the animals who have shaped London's history
  • From exotic beasts imported from all over the world to the humble pigeon, from the majestic lion to pesky fleas
  • Experience the iconic moments in the city’s history - such as the arrival of the Romans and The Plague - like never before.
  • An immersive digital experience that will take you on a journey through the capital's past
  • Check out the animal inspired programme of activities over the Easter holidays.

 Created in partnership with Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Dates and Prices

Dates: 

  • Friday 5 April 2019 - 5 January 2020
  • Time Slots are available every 30mins throughout the day and can be selected at point of purchase

Price Information: 

  • £8.80 for Off Peak Adult Ticket
  • £4.40 for Off Peak Child Ticket
  • £11 for Peak Adult Ticket
  • £5.50 for Peak Child Ticket 
  • Under 5s go Free
  • All ticket prices include a donation to the Museum of London 
Need to Know
  • Recommended for ages 7+ 
  • Time Slots are available every 30mins throughout the day and can be selected at point of purchase
  • All Tickets Include donation to the Museum of London 
  • Wheelchairs and mobility scooters are available to borrow during your visit. Please book them in advance by calling: 020 7001 9844
  • No refunds available after purchase.
Plan your Visit

Address and Contact Info

Museum of London
150 London Wall
London
EC2Y 5HN

Nearest Station: Barbican
Nearest Park: Postman's Park
from £4.40