Museum of London, Barbican (5), London Location map
 
  View of the Museum of London, Barbican, London, England   The Museum of London, Barbican.

The Museum is divided into separate galleries of which this, 'London before London' is nearest the entrance. This gallery contains archaelogical specimens from between about 1500 BC to 1000 BC, Bronze Age, ranging from skeletal remains to tools and weapons.

 

 

 

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  Photograph of the Museum of London, Barbican, London, England   The Museum of London, Barbican.

This is part of the 'Roman London' gallery and shows a reconstruction of a Roman dining room from around 300 AD complete with wall paintings. The curved barrier is not part of the display.

 

 

 

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Also part of the Roman London gallery is this display related to the Temple of Mithras and includes the head of Mithras. The Temple of Mithras is an important Roman ruin discovered on Walbrook Street in London during rebuilding work following World War II and the remains of the building are currently on display to one side of Queen Victoria Street near Bucklersbury.

The artifacts discovered during the excavation of the temple are displayed here.

 

 

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This gallery is part of 'Modern London'. You should be able to spot the London Eye and the Gherkin and one of those illuminated buildings in the distance is St. Pauls Cathedral.

 

 

 

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