Thames Whale on Display at the Museum Of London Docklands‎

For a limited time prior to analysis at the Natural History Museum, visitors to the Museum Of London Docklands‎ , have the opportunity to view a skeleton of what is believed to be a North Atlantic Right Whale recently uncovered in the Thames. On view 9 – 14 September 2010.

The skeleton, which has taken over the foyer at the Museum, weighs around half a tonne, is seven metres long and in places up to four metres wide.It is believed to be the largest single object ever to be found on an archaeological dig in London. The skeleton was uncovered by Pre-Construct Archaeology Limited at Bay Wharf Greenwich.

Museum of London Docklands unlocks the history of London’s river, port and people in a spectacular Georgian warehouse.

Museum of London Docklands
West India Quay
Canary Wharf
London E14 4AL
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