12/13 New Wharf Road, Kings Cross, N1 9RT
020 7713 0836
£4; £2 kids; £10 family
10am-4.30 Tue-Sun & Bank Hols; 10am-7.30pm first Thur of each month
This is a lovely museum on Haringey's doorstep.
Museum. Boat trips. Family activities.
At the London Canal Museum you can see inside a narrowboat cabin, learn about the history of London's canals, about the cargoes carried, the people who lived and worked on the waterways, and the horses that pulled their boats. Peer down into the unique heritage of a huge Victorian ice well used to store ice imported from Norway and brought by ship and canal boat to be stored. This unique waterways museum is housed in a former ice warehouse built in about 1862-3 for Carlo Gatti, the famous ice cream maker, and features the history of the ice trade and ice cream as well as the canals.
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