London Canal Museum and its collection

London Canal Museum

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.

Science & Technology  Science & Technology History & Anthropology  History & Anthropology Local Miscellaneous Industrial heritage

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

Visitor information London Canal Museum

Opening hours

Monday Closed
10:00 – 16:30
10:00 – 16:30
10:00 – 16:30
10:00 – 16:30
10:00 – 16:30
10:00 – 16:30

Last entry 1600


7 – 15£3.00
16 – 64£6.00
65 – 120£5.00

Children under 7 free. A family ticket is for 2 adults + 3 children, or 1 adult + 4 children.


Wheelchair accessible
Museum shop
Audio tour

Location & Map

12-13 New Wharf Road, London

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