In Pictures: Your amazing History of the World objects
The Horniman Museum in Forest Hill hosted a free event as part of A History of the World and BBC London's Robert Elms presented his show.
A range of events where on offer for visitors to the museum.
Visitors to the Horniman brought objects of historical interest to add to the History of the World website.
Pauline Crichlow brought in her wind-up toy London bus from the late 1940s to add to the website.
One gentleman brought his paper model of St Paul's Cathedral and Aldgate for inclusion on the History of the World website.
Two beer pots came from local pubs dating back to the 1820s. The quart pot is from The Rising Sun pub and the pint pot is from the King's Head. Engraved into the pint pot is a name, C Wakelim, Kings Head, Winchester St., Boro' Market.
A souvenir coin celebrating the completion of Brunel's Rotherhithe Tunnel.
This is a commemorative box containing cigarettes and matches presented at a dinner at Guildhall as a "farewell " to individual London Boroughs on the eve of formation of GLC.
A lemonade bottle found near Cystal Palace Park. This probably dates to the late 1800s/early 1900s.
Alexander James Patterson collected these pieces of glass and charred wood from famous London buildings that had been severely damaged in WW2 Blitz. Debris includes wood from the Guildhall and St.Giles.