A conservator cleaning painted stonewall in the Charnel House at St Mary Spital

Museum of London Archaeology


Museum of London Archaeology provides archaeological advice and services to property developers, helping to unlock new knowledge for the public.

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Shakespeare's first theatre

The location of London’s first purpose built playhouse, called The Theatre, has been confirmed by Museum of London Archaeology.

Medieval mill at Greenwich

An astonishing find by Museum of London archaeologists suggests that medieval Londoners had their own striking riverside wheel at Greenwich.

Thames Discovery Programme

Museum of London is a partner in the Thames Discovery Programme (TDP), a three-year project involving archaeological survey of the Thames foreshore.

Publications News

Museum of London Archaeology, supported by the City of London,  has published a comprehensive study of London’s Roman amphitheatre.

Buildings Archaeology

The MOL Archaeology historic buildings team interprets and records historic buildings, landscapes and gardens - from palaces to pylons.

One of their recent projects involved recording the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, pictured above.

London Archaeological Archive and Research Centre

The London Archaeological Archive and Research Centre (LAARC) recently started a new volunteer inclusion project, which aims to create extra shelf space for future archives.

A total of 50 volunteers will join the LAARC team over two ten-week programs.