The museum is in the middle of the City of London (image © Museum of London)
The world’s largest urban history museum has thousands of exhibits in nine galleries, including Roman and Medieval London, transporting you through the capital’s tumultuous history to the present day. Don’t miss The London 2012 Cauldron — the intricately crafted cauldron that was lit at the start of the Olympic Games. Check for regular family events. Daily 10am-6pm. Admission free; charges for special exhibitions and walking tours.
To 19 Apr: The Clash: London Calling. This free display celebrates the legendary album and band, featuring Paul Simonon's smashed bass guitar and Joe Strummer's notebook at the time.
From 8 May: Dub London. Trace the history of Dub music in London, and the cultural and social impact it's had here.