What's on at the London Canal Museum

Walks, talks, boat trips, and more

What's On

The museum is open 6 days per week - see Admissions Page.

A short narrowboat entering the mouth of Islington Tunnel on one of our guided tours.

Museum Exhibitions

Wildlife on London's Canals

London's canals are a green corridor teeming with wildlife from insects to birds of prey. This exhibition sheds light on some of the various species that call our urban canals home. Until late 2023. No additional charge. See our Temporary Exhibitions page for more detail.

Online Exhibitions

Full List of Events

Date Event
2023 dates
All dates Talks when resumed will be held online. These are currently suspended.
Sundays 3rd 10th and 17th December 2023 Mince Pie Cruises at 1030, 1145, 1330 and 1445. Climb abord our enclosed, heated sightseeing boat Long Tom for a tunnel boat trip during which you will be served a warm fruit punch or tea/coffee and a locally-made luxury mince pie! Tickets are 20 adult, 18 concession and 15 children. Route is from the museum to Islington and back through the long Islington Tunnel, on to St.Pancras where we turn again and head back to the museum. Bookings must be made online. All tickets include a museum visit.
Thursday 14th December 2023 Carols and Ices evening seasonal event. A fun-filled evening in the candle-lit museum with short boat trips, ice-cream-making demonstrations, and carol singers in the ice well! A bar will serve beer and wine. Boat trips must be pre-booked online. Event runs from 1800 to 2130. 10 without boat trip, 14 with boat trip.
Thursday and Friday 28th and 29th December 2023 Mince Pie Cruises at 1030, 1145, 1330 and 1445. Climb abord our enclosed, heated sightseeing boat Long Tom for a tunnel boat trip during which you will be served a warm fruit punch or tea/coffee and a locally-made luxury mince pie! Tickets are 20 adult, 18 concession and 15 children. Route is from the museum to Islington and back through the long Islington Tunnel, on to St.Pancras where we turn again and head back to the museum. Bookings must be made online. All tickets include a museum visit.

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