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The London Canal Museum tells the story of London's canals, their people, cargoes, and the horses that pulled their boats. The museum features exhibits related to: trade and commerce, social history, industry, land transport, decorative art, archives, inland waterways, costume and textiles and science and technology. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: horse power - London's working horses, lifting, handling, weighing, the ice trade & ice wells, The Regent's Canal, canal costume, canal life, Bantam tug, canal art and boats. The museum also features the Victorian trade in natural ice, for which the building was built.

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London Canal Museum
12-13 New Wharf Road
King's Cross
N1 9RT London

Museum type(s)

Science & Technology History & Anthropology

Topics

Local Miscellaneous Industrial heritage

Visitor information

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 am – 04:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 04:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 04:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 04:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 04:30 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 04:30 pm

Notes

Open late until 1930 on the first Thursday of every month.
Open on bank holiday Mondays 1000-1630
Closed on 24th 25th 26th and 31st December - see website for any additional closure days at Christma...

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Admission

5 - 15 £2.00
Ace Card Valid
London Pass Free
Museums Association 50% discount
Adults £5.00
Seniors £4.00
Family £12.50

Notes

Students, Unemployed £4.00 with identity

English Heritage members two entries for the price of one

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Facilities


  • Coffee

  • Museum shop

  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Child friendly

  • Audio tour

  • Credit card

Location

12-13 New Wharf Road, London, England

Exhibitions

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