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DiscoveriesDiscoveries at Two Temple Place showcases key objects from all eight museums at the University of Cambridge, spanning millennia and disciplines. It features valuable artworks alongside rare scientific, anthropological zoological specimens, covering objects like Charles Darwins recently re-discovered Tinamou Egg, the only surviving egg from the HMS Beagle voyage, accidentally cracked by Darwin himself. The exhibition takes place at Two Temple Place, offering visitors a rare chance to glimpse the stunning interior of one of London's most remarkable hidden treasures.

 

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With its castle like façade and a striking interior, Two Temple Place is one of London's most prestigious settings for corporate and private events. As well as being available to hire, Two Temple Place also hosts an annual exhibition between January and April, showcasing objects from museums outside of London to raise awareness of collections being shown throughout the UK. More about Two Temple Place

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Apex Temple Court Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  28% off
1-2 Serjeant's Inn, EC4Y | 4 minutes from Discoveries
Amazing hotel, located right in the heart of the city. The Apex Temple Court Hotel is a landmark building that has been converted into a four ... More
 
 
 
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Sussex Modernism: Retreat And Rebellion
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 28th January to 23rd April 2017 - Various Times
Discoveries, 2 Temple Place, WC2R | Same location as Discoveries
Over 120 works including paintings, sculpture, photography and film, by artists including David Jones, Eric Gill, Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant, Serge Chermayeff and Eric Ravilious, providing ...More
 
 
 
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Syngenta Photography Award
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Discoveries, Strand, WC2R | 4 minutes from Discoveries
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Discoveries, Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from Discoveries
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Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Discoveries
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Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, London EC4Y | 1 minute from Discoveries
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fleet Street, Temple, Holborn, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from Discoveries
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93 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Discoveries
Founded in Aldwych in 1689 Ede and Ravenscroft has the rare distinction of being the tailors and robe makers of choice for twelve coronations and holds ... More
 
 
 
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Oxo Tower and Gabriel's Wharf
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Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Discoveries
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The Old Curiosity Shop
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13 Portsmouth Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 6 minutes from Discoveries
16th century shop and literary landmark. With its precarious overhanging upper storey, uneven floorboards, sloping roof and wooden beams, this 16th century building warrants its title as ... More
 
 
 
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Caffe Nero
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181 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Discoveries
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
 
 
 
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229 - 230 Strand, Aldwych, Holborn, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Discoveries
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1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 6 minutes from Discoveries
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4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 8 minutes from Discoveries
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Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by the Sunday Telegraph, the Lobby Bar at the chic One Aldwych hotel is renowned ... More
 
 
 
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Humble Grape Fleet Street
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1 St Brides Passage, Fleet Street, EC4Y | 6 minutes from Discoveries
A wine bar and shop selling wines directly from independent vineyards, Humble Grape opened its first wine bar and shop in Battersea ... More
 
 
 
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Two Temple Place
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Two Temple Place, Holborn, London WC2R | Same location as Discoveries
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