Research & Engagement

  • 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    The Resource Library provides access to unpublished reports, publication resources and bibliographic article references.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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  • School children exploring archaeology on the MOLA Time Truck (c)MOLA

    MOLA's Time Truck project wins The Sandford Award for Heritage Education

    MOLA team

    We are thrilled to announce that our Time Truck project has won The Sandford Award for Heritage Education 2018, an accolade normally only open to museums and historic houses. Since its inception in 2016/17 the Time Truck Schools Programme has delivered innovative archaeology workshops completely free of charge to just shy of 7000 8-11 year olds in 34 schools across 6 London boroughsHackney, Lambeth, Lewisham, Newham, Southwark, and Tower Hamlets.


  • Excavating Roman buildings in north Southwark (c) MOLA

    Archaeological excavations are revealing the rich history of Southwark

    MOLA team

    A team of our archaeologists – working on behalf of MB Bermondsey – recently began excavations in north Southwark, with evidence for Roman building and later industrial activity.