Museum of London Docklands

Local nameMuseum of London Docklands
LocationLondon Borough of Tower Hamlets, UK

The Museum of London Docklands, based in West India Quay, explains the history of the River Thames, the growth of Port of London and the docks historical link to the Atlantic slave trade. The museum is part of the Museum of London and is jointly funded by the City of London Corporation and the Greater London Authority.

The museum opened in 2003 in grade I listed early-19th century Georgian "low" sugar warehouses built in 1802 on the north side of West India Docks, a short walk from Canary Wharf.

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Opening hours

Daily: 10 am - 6 pm
Galleries begin to close at 5:40 pm.

Closed on 24 to 26 Dec.


Free admission.

More information and contact


Official Website




Phone +44 20 7001 9844

Address No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, London E14 4AL, UK

Coordinates 51°30'27.379" N -0°1'25.891" E

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