comprises the Museum of London at London Wall in the City of London and
the Museum in Docklands on West India Quay, near Canary Wharf, just
to the east of the City. Also included are the Museum's
Archaeological and Specialist Service (MoLAS) and the London
Archaeological Archive and Research Centre, (LAARC)located in Mortimer
Wheeler House in Hackney.
The Museum of London was established in 1975, by the merger of the
London Museum and the Guildhall Museum. The Museum is a Non-Departmental
Public Body, funded jointly by the Department for Culture, Media and
Sport and the Corporation of London. It is governed by the Museum of
London Acts, 1965 and 1986.