London Canal Museum
12-13 New Wharf Road King's Cross
London N1 9RT
London N1 9RT
trails in this place
Trails are a new feature on OOKL and our partners are busy making new trails for you to follow.
A trail leading out of the front of the museum towards the towpath along Regent's Canal. The towpath follows where the horses tugged the narrowboats along the canal. The Islingt...
From Ice House to Museum
This trail explores the historical past of the building in which the London Canal Museum is now housed. The ice wells at 12-13 New Wharf Road (Now the Museum) were in use until ...
This trail explores what life was like aboard a narrowboat from the 19th century to present day London.
Water & Locks
This trail explores our newest exhibit of how canal locks work, complete with videos of the local St. Pancras Lock.
Arts & Crafts
This trail will show you the folk art and other crafts done by the canal people during the 19th and 20th century. You will see varied art ranging from Measham Ware, popularised ...
This trail briefly highlights the area surrounding the London Canal Museum. If you are boating the canal or walking the towpath along the way, this trail will provide a history...
Lifting & Handling
This trail highlights the mechanisms used to load and unload heavy cargo along the canals. Enjoy the audio and videos that accompany some of the objects!
Audio Guide Supplement
This trail provides visual aid to the London Canal Museum's audio tour, which can be downloaded as an mp3 podcast here: http://www.canalmuseum.org.uk/visit/podcasts.htm
The Ice Trade
Explore the development of the ice trade from frozen Norway to the iceboxes of normal Londoners. Get to know Carlo Gatti, the ice entrepreneur and ice cream pioneer. Examine the...
Explore the importance of horses and the development of the London Canal System. Get to know the equipment and grooming tools used on canal draft horses, and look at the role of...
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