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Roman Dead Exhibition at the Museum of London Docklands

Museum of London Docklands, West India Quay

Until 28th October 2018

Suitable for 7+ years

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In Southwark last year, a Roman sarcophagus was found and is now being displayed alongside skeletons and cremated remains of the finds of other archaeological excavations. It features 28 Roman Londoners and over 200 burial objects, and the exhibition seeks to explore how Romans dealt with death.

  • Join for an interactive show exploring the traditions of Romans and how they treated their dead: 'Styx, Stones and Roman bones'
  • An interactive free show for ages 7+, which follows the journey of a Roman who is trying to cross the River Styx to the underworld
  • Get stuck in and explore all the artefacts of the exhibition afterwards
  • Plus check out the museum's interactive Mudlarks gallery for kids.
Dates and Prices
  • Entrance into the museum is free
  • Museum is open daily from 10am-6pm
  • Styx, Stones and Roman bones is a free show but must book in advance via the MOL website
  • Performances at 11:30am and 1:30pm, Wednesday - Saturday
Need to Know
  • 'Styx, Stones and Roman bones' is suitable for ages 7+
  • The performance runs for 45 minutes
  • You must book in advance via the website
  • The Roman Dead exhibition is advised as suitable for 8+ as it does contain human remains of Roman adults and children.
Plan your Visit

Address and Contact Info

Museum of London Docklands
No.1 Warehouse
West India Quay
E14 4AL

Nearest Station: West India Quay DLR Station
Nearest Park: Crossrail Place Roof Garden