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With the aid of a knowledgeable guide, you may learn about the origins of London Canal Museum.
This intimate and exclusive small-group guided tour is the ideal way to experience London Canal Museum because it guarantees that you will have your guide's full attention.
Depending on your request, this tour can be given in English, French, German, Italian or Spanish.
London Canal Museum
Located in the borough of King's Cross, the London Canal Museum is a great place to visit if you're interested in the history of canals and the waterways of London. It is housed in a Victorian ice warehouse and has many fascinating exhibits about the history of London's canals. It is also home to a range of activities for children.
One of the most interesting exhibits is the Horse Power exhibition. This features full-sized model horses in stables, and displays of horse care equipment and tools. It also includes a flipbook of facts about horses. There is also an archive film on horses on the Regent's Canal.
The Canal Engineering Exhibition is also located in the building, and is dedicated to the water management for the locks. It also contains a mechanical model lock, which allows visitors to see how a lock works.
Another exhibition that is of particular interest is the Ice Trade exhibition. It tells the story of Carlo Gatti, an Italian-Swiss immigrant who came to London in 1847 and became an ice merchant. He began with a small refreshments stall, but soon saw opportunities in the ice industry.
Another highlight of the museum is the narrowboat Coronis. Visitors can look inside the narrowboat, which has been converted into a museum to show how life for boatmen was during the ice trade. It was built by the same company that built the Titanic, so you can expect to see some of the same items that were on board the ship.
Visitors can also view a range of books on waterway themes. The museum also has a selection of canal-related souvenirs. The museum is fully accessible for wheelchair users, and there are toilets on both floors.
The museum also has a range of exhibitions about the history of ice cream. You can even try an ice cream tricycle. There are also books on the history of ice cream. The museum also has an exhibition about the history of the canals and ice trade.
The museum also includes two preserved ice wells under the building. These are only accessible on rare special occasions. The wells are illuminated so that you can see them from the public area.
The museum also includes a collection of art, and a model lock. You can also learn more about the history of the canals, and how they were built. The museum also has a range of audio dramatisations that you can listen to. A printed walking guide is also available. The museum also offers guided towpath walks.
The museum is also home to a range of special events, including summer activity days, which include fun learning activities for children. There are also scheduled boat trips through the Islington Tunnel. The museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday. It is also open bank holiday Mondays.
Visiting the museum is a must for anyone who enjoys a walk or a boat trip. It is also an excellent venue for educational activities for schools.
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