London Pass BlogBack to Blog
London attractions: Learn about waterways and ice cream at London Canal Museum
Published: Thursday 31st of January 2013
As you would imagine, people can learn about the history of the capital's waterworks at the museum.
During a visit they are able to see inside a narrowboat cabin and learn about the people who lived and worked on the canals and the horses that pulled their boats.
However, the learning does not stop there. The museum is housed in a former ice warehouse built in around 1862-3 by Carlo Gatti, the famous ice cream maker, and visitors are able to peer down a huge Victorian ice well that was used to store ice imported from Norway.
Those interested in this side of the building's history can also learn about the history of the ice trade and ice cream.
People who are fascinated by the English capital's network of canals can also opt for a Jason's Original Canal Boat Trip, which takes those on board along Regents Canal.
Discover more for less with a London Pass.
Posted by Georgina Black
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Monday 3rd of June 2013 The GB Row 2013 is well underway, providing plenty of much needed entertainment and things to do in...
Friday 31st of May 2013 London attractions: Learn about the nursing legend at the Florence Nightingale Museum
Friday 31st of May 2013 London attractions: Explore Tiger Territory at London Zoo
Thursday 30th of May 2013 London attractions: Witness the very best of opera and art house at the Curzon Chelsea
Thursday 30th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Have a great time at Namco Funscape
Thursday 30th of May 2013 London attractions: Churchill War Rooms honours one of the 'greatest Britons'
Wednesday 29th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Relive the greatest sporting moments at Twickenham Stadium
Tuesday 28th of May 2013 Things to do in London: Sail through the history behind the London Canal Museum
Monday 27th of May 2013 Things to do in London: See some of the most talked-about plays at the National Theatre
Monday 27th of May 2013 There are three things that every kid loves best. Sweets, cartoons and chocolates. So if you are planning...
Sunday 26th of May 2013 London attractions:Shakespeare's Globe theatre a must for all poetry fans