Research & Community

  • Research at MOLA

    We develop partnerships with commercial, academic and community groups to produce truly innovative archaeological research.
  • Community Archaeology

    We run community archaeology programmes that stimulate enquiry and promote active discovery.
  • Roman London's first voices (c) MOLA


    MOLA has produced over a hundred archaeological publications, ranging from academic monographs to popular books.
  • historic documentation

    Resource Library

    The Resource Library provides access to unpublished reports, publication resources and bibliographic article references.
  • 3D mesh model of St Aplhage tower, created with data from laser scanning

    Research and Community Projects

    We carry out a range of research and community archaeology projects every year, with our partners.
  • Volunteers cataloguing and repackaging archive material


    Experience archaeology first-hand and volunteer with MOLA, CITiZAN and the Thames Discovery Programme.


These pages provide information on events that MOLA is hosting and those we are contributing to, ranging from walks and talks to community digs, conferences and exhibitions.

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  • Spitalfields case study

    MOLA team

    The Government’s Statement On The Historic Environment For England, launched on 23 March 2010, features a case study (reproduced below) on MOLA’s community engagement work at Spitalfields.


  • New Jewish Museum opens with MOLA find on display

    MOLA team

    In 2001, archaeologists from the Museum of London excavated a mikveh, or Jewish ritual bath, in the City of London. Now, members of the public will be able to view this structure as the refurbished Jewish Museum opens today in Camden Town.