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London Canal Museum

London Canal Museum

History Museum and Monument / Landmark
Caledonian, London
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  • London Canal Museum
    "our big new exhibition Waterways on the Western Front"(3 Tips)
    Time Out London
    "former nineteenth-century ice warehouse used by Carlo Gatti"(2 Tips)
    Martin T.
    "inland waterways from the 18th century"(2 Tips)
    London Canal Museum
    "tunnel boat trips and a guided towpath walk on Sunday."(3 Tips)
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  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumMay 12
    Been here 10+ times
    See the exhibition The Fabulous Photos of Mr. Beal until 7th August - amazing Edwardian pictures of people at work and play on the canal in London. Read more
  • Arnau B.
    Arnau BronsomsDecember 7, 2015
    It is, indeed, a cute place.
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumNovember 28, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Last weekend this weekend to see the exhibition Hackney Heritage Then and Now. Social history of the canal in Hackney. Read more
  • Elliott B.
    Elliott BrownAugust 26, 2015
    Nice small museum about London's canal history. Basin at back. You can book trips from here on a narrowboat. Short walk from King's Cross Station.
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumAugust 3, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    See the new exhibition Hackney Heritage, now expanded, until 31st October. Hackney, its canal, and people. Read more
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumJune 25, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    See theatre in the museum this weekend with Mikron Theatre who arrive by boat. Details: http://www.canalmuseum.mobi/mikron.htm
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumMay 26, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Just a few more days to see a fabulous art exhibition by Simon Tarrant, inspired by water. Read more
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumMay 16, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    It's Museums at Night. See Catrin Finch tonight, international harpist in the atmospheric surroundings of the museum. She arrives by boat 1845. Book now. Read more
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumApril 13, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Book early for this year's Museums at Night, May 16th, with a recital by international harpist Catrin Finch in aid of WaterAid. Read more
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumApril 1, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Open every day this Easter Read more
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumJanuary 14, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    This Saturday 17th January: Free entry for disabled people and in the afternoon free tea too. It is Disabled Access Day. Read more
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumOctober 23, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Don't miss the Amazing Halloween Experience this weekend. Read more
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumOctober 11, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Lots going on on Sunday 12th - painting course, tunnel boat trips, walking tour on the canal, and our big new exhibition Waterways on the Western Front Read more
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumJuly 25, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    This weekend - tunnel boat trips and a guided towpath walk on Sunday. Read more
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumJuly 11, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Advance bookings are now closed for #mikrontheatre @canalmuseum tonight but get here by 8 and you can get a seat at the door. Read more
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumSeptember 25, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    A nicely-written review in Libertine magazine of #superposition. http://tiny.cc/7ajz3w Show closes 20th October. Info at www.canalmuseum.mobi/superposition
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumSeptember 21, 2013
    There's space available on both tunnel boat trips and to see #superposition tomorrow Sunday. www.canalmuseum.org.uk/book to book. If you turn up unbooked, you may be lucky, come early!
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumAugust 28, 2013
    If you are coming to see #superposition, be sure to book in advance, especially if you are coming on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon. Don't be disappointed, be booked. http://sp.lcm.me.uk
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumAugust 24, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23767323 BBC covered Superposition, the art in the ice well, in video. Book online to ensure a tour. http://www.canalmuseum.mobi/superposition
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumAugust 5, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Hey Geoff M! We are proud to have the most eco-friendly toilet light in London, it's an LED and only stays on with movement so keeps our energy consumption right down.
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumAugust 5, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Tomorrow is the first of four ICE and a Slice of Fun Children's activity days on Tuesdays in August, a good day to bring the kids. Boat trip and a range of ice-related activities to do. Read more
  • Geoff M.
    Geoff MarshallApril 1, 2013
    The toilet light cuts out after about 10 seconds! Wave your arms about to turn it back on again ...
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumNovember 20, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Get along to our Christmas Shopping evening on 6th December and there's a free glass of wine and a mince pie. No purchase necessary, just come and browse. 10% discount (5% cards) applies. 1800-1930.
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumOctober 26, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Get to see the exhibition "An Inland Voyage". Great pictures from the 1940s and 1950s of the last days of working boat families
  • Martin T.
    Martin TiedemannMay 23, 2012
    23 October: Situated beside the Regent's Canal, the Museum opened in 1992, charting the history of the capital's inland waterways from the 18th century to today, housed in an old warehouse.
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumApril 29, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Visit us for a green feeling inside: we have been re-certified as a "silver" member of the Green Tourism Business Scheme. Officially a Green Museum for another 2 years.
  • The Guardian
    The GuardianApril 26, 2012
    "Click to listen to Martin Sachs from the London Canal Museum remembering the history of the building, once the site of an Italian ice warehouse. Audio from our 'Streetstories' app." Read more
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumApril 6, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    It is a beautiful sunny day here in London. Get off your chair and get out and about! Get the audio towpath guide on your mobile from http://www.canalmuseum.mobi/audiowalk.htm
  • Time Out London
    Time Out LondonMarch 27, 2012
    The London Canal Museum is housed in a former nineteenth-century ice warehouse used by Carlo Gatti for his famous ice cream, and it includes an exhibit on the history of the ice trade and ice cream. Read more
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumMarch 10, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The nice spring weather makes us think of a walk on the canalside. Try our guided mobile web-walk http://www.canalmuseum.mobi/mobilewalk.htm
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumFebruary 22, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    We have completed our staircase renaissance project so the main staircase will be open again from today onwards.
  • Martin S
    Martin SSeptember 2, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    We have just published a new web video to introduce people to London canals and the London Canal Museum. Seach "canalmuseum" on YouTube or see the home page of canalmuseum.mobi
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumSeptember 2, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    See our introductory video on YouTube: www.youtube.com/canalmuseum
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumJuly 27, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    You can add to your visit by walking on the towpath to or from Camden. There's a printed guide sold in the museum, and a mobile-web guide on the museum's mobile website, plus a downloadable MP3 audio
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumJuly 27, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Look out for dates when there are boat trips running through Islington Tunnel. These have to be booked in advance via the museum website. They are a trip of just under an hour with historical commenta
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumApril 17, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Do download the audio tour from lcm.me.uk as it is a good additional explanation.
  • London Canal Museum
    London Canal MuseumFebruary 10, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Download the audio tour from the website before you go, and listen on your phone.
  • Cynthia W.
    Cynthia WeiAugust 8, 2010
    A little museum that is worth a short visit en route to the British Library or the British Museum. Housed in a former ice cream factory, it has factoids about canal life and London waterways.
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