CharityDetail

What it does
    Museum of London tells the story of one of the world's greatest cities and its people. As the single most important source of knowledge on the capital, the Museum is, uniquely, a national, regional and local organisation. With over a million items in its collection, it is the largest social history Museum in the world.
Who works here
  • 250 employees and 300 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • Education/training
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
Where it operates
  • Throughout London
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1139250
  • First registered on 02/12/2010
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/03/2018 £25,491,000 £28,876,000 -£3,385,000 3 250 300 28/01/2019
31/03/2017 £22,157,000 £25,320,000 -£3,163,000 £8,580,000 4 239 285 29/01/2018
31/03/2016 £21,163,000 £23,253,000 -£2,090,000 £17,989,000 4 232 272 23/01/2017
31/03/2015 £19,922,000 £22,303,000 -£2,381,000 £15,249,000 4 214 225 03/12/2015
31/03/2014 £20,797,000 £22,479,000 -£1,682,000 £26,941,000 4 220 200 25/11/2014
31/03/2013 £19,827,000 £22,448,000 -£2,621,000 £32,302,000 3 228 220 07/11/2013
31/03/2012 £25,793,000 £27,335,000 -£1,542,000 £30,145,000 2 341 0 16/11/2012
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 2 grant making charities totalling £5,200,000

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£100,000
31/08/2018
Greater London Authority To deliver dementia friendly outreach programme to care homes and hospitals
£100,000
31/08/2018
Greater London Authority To deliver dementia friendly outreach programme to care homes and hospitals
£5,000,000
22/05/2018
National Lottery We Are London - collections, galleries and people in a new museum at West Smithfield
Governance
Trustees (18)
Main office

MUSEUM OF LONDON
150 LONDON WALL
LONDON
EC2Y 5HN

Objectives

GENERAL FUNCTIONS OF THE BOARD (1) SO FAR AS PRACTICABLE AND SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT, IT SHALL BE THE DUTY OF THE BOARD: (A) TO CARE FOR, PRESERVE AND ADD TO THE OBJECTS IN THEIR COLLECTIONS; (B) TO SECURE THAT THOSE OBJECTS ARE EXHIBITED TO THE PUBLIC AND MADE AVAILABLE TO PERSONS SEEKING TO INSPECT THEM IN CONNECTION WITH STUDY OR RESEARCH; AND (C) GENERALLY TO PROMOTE UNDERSTANDING AND APPRECIATION OF HISTORIC AND CONTEMPORARY LONDON AND OF ITS SOCIETY AND CULTURE, BOTH BY MEANS OF THEIR COLLECTIONS AND BY SUCH OTHER MEANS AS THEY CONSIDER APPROPRIATE. (2) THE BOARD MAY, SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT, DO ALL SUCH THINGS AS THEY THINK NECESSARY OR EXPEDIENT FOR THOSE PURPOSES AND THEIR FUNCTIONS UNDER THIS ACT. (3) WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE GENERALITY OF SUBSECTION (2) ABOVE, FOR THE PURPOSES MENTIONED IN SUBSECTION (1) ABOVE THE BOARD MAY: (A) PROVIDE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SERVICES AND UNDERTAKE ARCHAEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS AND RESEARCH IN CONNECTION WITH LAND IN LONDON, PUBLISH INFORMATION CONCERNING SUCH INVESTIGATIONS AND RESEARCH AND PROMOTE THE PROVISION OF SUCH SERVICES AND THE UNDERTAKING OF SUCH INVESTIGATIONS AND RESEARCH AND THE PUBLISHING OF SUCH INFORMATION; (B) SUBJECT TO SUBSECTION (4) BELOW, ACQUIRE OR DISPOSE OF ANY LAND OR ANY ESTATE OR INTEREST IN LAND. (4) THE BOARD SHALL NOT ACQUIRE OR DISPOSE OF ANY LAND OR ANY ESTATE OR INTEREST IN LAND WITHOUT THE CONSENT OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE AND THE CORPORATION AND SUCH CONSENT MAY BE GIVEN SUBJECT TO SUCH CONDITIONS AS THE SECRETARY OF STATE AND THE CORPORATION CONSIDER APPROPRIATE. (5) IN THIS SECTION ("LONDON") INCLUDES ALL GREATER LONDON AND THE SURROUNDING REGION.