Museum of London Docklands

Museum Highlights

    ISBN: 978 1 78551 066 3

    Size: 228 x 198 mm (7 3/4 x 9 in.)

    Binding: Paperback

    Pages: 72

    In association with:

    Date published: May, 2011

    UK £4.95 /US $


  • First book to tell the fascinating history of this historic site
  • Drawing on the rich resources of the collections at Museum of London, Docklands
  • Features new and previously unpublished photography


The Museum of London Docklands unlocks the history of London’s river, port and people. From Roman settlement to Docklands’ regeneration, this former sugar warehouse reveals the long history of London as a port through stories of trade, migration and commerce, telling how the river Thames became a global gateway as it brought invaders, merchants and immigrants through one of the world’s longest serving ports in the heart of the city. This beautifully illustrated history explores and celebrates the social and economic significance of the port of London which was, at one time, the busiest in the world. It selects highlights from the rich and diverse collections at the Museum of London Docklands to illuminate the 2000-year story.

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