Celebrate Christmas on Museum Mile

Get into the festive spirit with Christmas themed events, LATEs, city tours and family activities all along Museum Mile. Here are some of the highlights:


Christmas crafts
Sir John Soane Museum
8 December

Come along for a mince-pie and to get into the festive spirit whilst creating something beautiful.  At this family event, you’ll use marbling techniques to make cards and gift tags ready for Christmas. Click here for more info.

Christmas crafts


Georgian Christmas Late (SOLD OUT)

Sir John Soane Museum
14 December

Experience a Georgian Christmas at the Soane at this exclusive evening candlelit event. Enjoy warming cocktails and mince pies in the antique glow of mirrored glass as you explore Soane’s curious house-museum. Click here for more info.

Young Friends' sleepover: Christmas though the ages
British Museum
15 December and 16 December

Through craft workshops, fun activities and storytelling, look at Christmas from its pagan roots, exploring everything from medieval customs to traditional Victorian celebrations. At the end of the evening, spend the night sleeping in the Ancient Egypt galleries surrounded by kings and gods from the ancient world. Click here for more info.


Christmas Elf Ears
The Foundling Museum

16 December

In this free family workshop, make a pair of Christmas elf ears to dance in and take home.  This event is for ages five and above. Click here for more info.

Christmas at the foundling museum



Christmas LATE
The Dickens Museum
13 December and 20 December

Explore Dickens’s home, dressed lavishly for Christmas, as darkness falls. You’ll be treated to some live theatrical entertainment as the house comes alive with scenes from A Christmas Carol. Be sure to meet the infamous miser Ebenezer Scrooge and the impoverished Cratchits and be chilled to the bone as Jacob Marley visits from beyond the grave. Click here for more info.

Christmas lights and sights tour
London Transport Museum
21 December and 22 December
See the sights – see the lights! Climb aboard the cosy original RT bus and experience the wonder and excitement of the city at Christmas time. Click here for more info.

lights and sights

Click here to read our article on things to do this festive season around Camden!