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    The Resource Library provides access to unpublished reports, publication resources and bibliographic article references.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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  • Oxford University, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter

    MOLA team

    The Radcliffe Observatory Quarter is a large scheme of new educational facilities for Oxford University. The University has commissioned a report on the archaeological implications, and a field evaluation from Museum of London Archaeology.


  • Actors visit Shoreditch site

    MOLA team

    Actors Sir Ian McKellen and Paul McGann were among the visitors last week to a site where Museum of London Archaeology recently uncovered remains of what is believed to be The Theatre, London’s first purpose-built playhouse.