Royal Timetrip

The Museum of London Royal Timetrip is a unique, content-rich entertainment and discovery app to accompany your visit to the world’s greatest city! It can also be enjoyed from home, or wherever you might be. With exclusive content narrated by 'Friends' star Helen Baxendale, immerse yourself in iconic royal events from London’s past and learn more about the enduring relationship between the British monarchy and the people of London.

Watch dozens of famous royal occasions come back to life from the comfort of your own home, or standing in the same iconic landmarks today.

Immortalise yourself and your friends as royalty with a unique photo feature!

Try to correctly order every British King and Queen from Elizabeth I to Elizabeth II and learn about their lives and times.

Fascinating, fun and easy to use

- Kirsty, London

I love this app! Lots of fun and very informative too. Superimposing my families' faces onto the Royals had us all in fits of hysterics

- basslinefreak, UK

Living, breathing history, seeing London from so many angles, fun photo mashups, really heartwarming app that has many gems within it.

- Lisa, Brighton

Brings London's royal history to life, fascinating to see these places and royal faces as they were in the past! A great companion for a trip round London

- Babyrobots, London

Love playing with this! Lots of info and nice bits to play with. Did well in the quiz so it made me feel clever too!

- Bandicoot100, UK

Explore Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, St Paul’s Cathedral and other key royal sites through an interactive map highlighting London’s iconic royal landmarks.

Enjoy 40 minutes of high quality video content capturing a hundred years of royal history including four weddings, two coronations and a funeral.

Dig deeper for more info on fascinating objects and images from the Museum of London’s vast collections.

Entertaining game to test your knowledge of the British royal family.

Put yourself in the picture by becoming a modern British Prince or Princess, and share the hilarious souvenir snapshot with your friends!

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Hydrogen Films

Hydrogen Films are specialists in bringing the past to life in innovative ways.

We are producers and entrepreneurs Lucy Bassnett-McGuire and Sue Horth and we share a passion for history, learning, travel and storytelling.

We formed Hydrogen Films as a partnership after ten years collaboration in historical content production, first as producers with UK super-indies and then as co-directors of our own award-winning television production company.

Always seeking new ways to inform and entertain, our knowledge of footage and understanding of multiplatform technology, combined with our editorial passion and production experience allows us to innovate with video-based apps to bring the past to new audiences.

The Team

  • Lucy Bassnett-McGuire

  • Sue Horth