THE MUSEUM OF LONDON opened in 1976. It tells the ever-changing story of the greatest city in the world – and the people who live there. Its galleries chart a journey through London from earliest times to the present. Its ever-changing programme of exhibitions and events and its collections give you a sense of the vibrancy that makes London such an exciting and special place it is today. ALEX WERNER, Head of History Collections at the Museum of London, has curated a number of major displays including Dickens and London (2011-12), the Expanding City gallery (2010) and London Bodies (199. His publications include Dickens’s Victorian London (2011), Jack the Ripper and The East End (2008 ), Journeys Through Victorian London (2001) and Dockland Life (2000).