Research & Engagement

  • Research at MOLA

    We develop partnerships with commercial, academic and community groups to produce truly innovative archaeological research.
  • Josh Frost leads the Thames Discovery Programme Tadpoles session (c) MOLA.jpg

    Community Engagement

    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    The Resource Library provides access to unpublished reports, publication resources and bibliographic article references.
  • School session on the Time Truck at Tower Bridge (c) MOLA

    Research and Engagement Projects

    We carry out a range of research and community archaeology projects every year, with our partners.
  • Thames Discovery Programme teaching the Tadpoles (c) MOLA


    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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  • Petrified… Medusa gets a taste of her own medicine

    Petrified… Medusa gets a taste of her own medicine

    MOLA team

    During archaeological excavations at Syon Park, Museum of London archaeologists discovered a seemingly unassuming piece of corroded and encrusted metal. The expertise of the museum’s archaeological conservator, Liz Goodman, have revealed a rare and striking Roman copper-alloy mount.


  • Convoys Wharf

    Convoys Wharf

    MOLA team

    Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) is undertaking an excavation at Convoys Wharf, on the site of Deptford Dockyard. The dockyard was founded in 1513 by Henry VIII when a storehouse was built, which became the core of a complex of warehouse buildings as the dockyard grew.