Regular trips through a long dark canal tunnel under Islington will resume next month and tickets are on sale now.
About London Canal MuseumThe museum where you can see inside a narrowboat cabin, learn about the history of London's canals, about the cargo carried, the people who lived and worked on the waterways, and the horses that pulled their boats.
This unique waterways museum is housed in a former ice warehouse built in about 1862, and also features the history of the ice trade and ice cream as well as the canals.
London Canal Museum,
12-13 New Wharf Road,
- Adult £6
- Concession £5
- Child £3
- Family £14
Children aged 6 and younger are free.
A Family means 1 adult and up to 4 children, or 2 adults and up to 3 children.
Members of the Canal Museum Trust and the Museums Association: £3
One carer for a registered disabled visitor will be offered free entry.
Prices last checked December 2022Link to London Canal Museum's website
The museum is open Tuesdays to Sundays Times 10am to 4:30pm, last entry at 4pm.
The canal museum is closed on Mondays, except bank holiday Mondays.
Opening hours last checked December 2022
The museum is on several levels, with lifts between all floors.
There is a disabled visitors' toilet.
The museum also offers services for people with hearing and vision disabilities.
Frequently asked questions
How long would a visit last?
I'd suggest maybe an hour, maybe two if you look take in their temporary exhibitions as well.
Do I need to book for the canal trips?
The canal trips run reguarly through the summer months, but yes, it's sensible to book in advance as they can sell out.
Is the Ice Well open?
The underground ice well usually opens a couple of times a year, and it's best to check their website for dates.
Are there canal barges?
The museum is next to the Regent's Canal, and there are usually barges moored outside.
What's the nearest railway station to London Canal Museum
The nearest station is London King's Cross Rail Station which is 0.3 miles away.