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Museum of London Docklands


14 pics. The Museum of London Docklands ⇒ is in the Docklands region (nearest rail being West India Quay on the Docklands Light Railway) and is all about the history of the Docklands as distinct from the more extensive history of London at the Museum of London ⇐ at 150 London Wall. 

The Museum of London Docklands is full of historical information, is free to enter and non-commercial photography is allowed.

There is a lift that goes to the top floor, which is a good place to start.  I do prefer stairs that go down.

The Sailors Walk








More Exhibits




In Commemoration of the Great Strike Sept 1889 ⇒.


Tobacco Weighing Station



The First Bantamweight Lonsdale Belt

For a closer look of the history please click on the image and then again to enlarge.


Steel Consul Shelter

There is an extensive area covering the war years during which the docks were a prime target..




Incendiary Attack by William Ware 1940

London Docklands Now

Dockland Cranes



For more of the Past That Made the Present there is Wheels on Fire ⇐, a timeline at the Science Museum ⇐ and the History of Navigation ⇐.

8 responses

  1. Fascinating! I loved the little remade old rooms you could explore as if stepping back in time. And then we went outside and followed the old city wall. There are little old grave plots scattered about between the modern condos. London is a fabulous place.

    Liked by 1 person

    February 19, 2017 at 18:56

    • I’m a country boy really. Nevertheless I’ve become fascinated by the history of Britain and the past that shaped our present. 🙂


      February 20, 2017 at 12:35

  2. Evokes memories we don’t even have – such a great place 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    February 20, 2017 at 11:13

    • The upheavals in your part of the world must have obscured much of the past. I/we are pleased to share ours. 🙂


      February 20, 2017 at 12:37

  3. I like the low lighting! Fascinating.

    Liked by 1 person

    February 21, 2017 at 07:29

    • The sailor’s walk is very atmospheric. Although I wouldn’t want to meet a press gang. 🙂


      February 21, 2017 at 12:26

  4. The unexploded bomb photo.. That takes me to thoughts of Manchester now.. times then and now can be unsafe.. I only hope the majority of people retain their humanity!


    June 2, 2017 at 18:25

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