How to find us

Local directions and map


The museum is easy to reach. We are a few hundred yards from King's Cross station, and an easy walk from St. Pancras International. King's Cross is one of London's biggest transport interchanges. There is good street signage using the standard brown signs. The routes from King's Cross main line and Underground, from St. Pancras International, and from the canal towpath are fully signed routes. We are in New Wharf Road. The postcode is N1 9RT.

Diagram map showing routes to stations

From the Regent's Canal (on foot)

Exit at Caledonian Road (Thornhill Bridge) and follow the road to the south. Pass the pub Canal 125 on your right. Turn right into All Saints' Street and walk the full length of this street. At the end, turn left into New Wharf Road.

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London Canal Museum street sign

The Museum is beside Battlebridge Basin, on the Regent's Canal.

From King's Cross Main Line

From the front of King's Cross mainline station, turn left and walk alongside the station, down York Way. Carry on until you see a traffic island in the middle of the road with a right turn, this is Wharfdale Road. Follow Wharfdale Road until you see New Wharf Road which is the second turning on the left. From King's Cross Thameslink, exit from the station, turning left. Turn right at the traffic lights, cross the road and walk straight along the road opposite. Keep straight on via Balfe Street when the Caledonian Road turns to the right and you will reach Wharfdale Road.

From St. Pancras International

Midland Main Line to East Midlands, Eurostar to Paris/Bruxelles, Thameslink, and high-speed services to Kent

There are two routes, the first is reccommended:

From the London Underground

Euston Road Exit

Follow directions for King's Cross main line

Pentonville Road Exit

Exit the station turning left. You will come to a cross roads almost immediately, where you will turn right. You will need to cross two roads to do that. Follow Caledonian Road until you see a Tesco supermarket on your left. At the supermarket continue straight on along Balfe Street. This comes out on Wharfdale Road. Turn right there, and then look for New Wharf Road on the left. Note: This exit is not open at all times.

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