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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.

 

About Two Temple Place

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 £99  39% 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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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £198  25% off
336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 5 minutes from Discoveries
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Aldwych, WC2B | 6 minutes from Discoveries
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Highlights Of The Collection: Sunday Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 7th February 2016 - 3pm-3.45pm
The Courtauld Institute Of Art, Somerset House, Strand, WC2R | 4 minutes from Discoveries
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Mamma Mia!
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th September 2012 to 22nd October 2016
Novello Theatre, Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from Discoveries
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Aldwych Theatre, Aldwych, WC2B | 6 minutes from Discoveries
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213 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Discoveries
The Funny Side comedy group runs comedy clubs in three locations in London, including the flagship Covent Garden venue above The George pub which puts on ... More
 
 
 
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Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from Discoveries
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Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B4LD | 6 minutes from Discoveries
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Middle Temple Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
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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Ede & Ravenscroft
London > Shopping > Clothing
93 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Discoveries
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Oxo Tower and Gabriel's Wharf
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Discoveries
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The Old Curiosity Shop
London > Shopping > Shoes
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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London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
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Thai Square at the Wig & Pen
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229 - 230 Strand, Aldwych, Holborn, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Discoveries
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Discoveries
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1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 6 minutes from Discoveries
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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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Beyond Beauty: Transforming the Body in Ancient EgyptBeyond Beauty: Transforming the Body in Ancient EgyptBeyond Beauty: Transforming the Body in Ancient EgyptTwo Temple Place, a spectacular neo-Gothic mansion on London's Victoria Embankment worthy of a visit in its own right, reopens this January, with an exhibition on ' Transforming the Body in Ancient Egypt'. Beyond Beauty gathers material from six regional museums across the country to explore a civilisation fascinated by appearance and identity, i2016-02-07T00:00:00+00002016-04-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Two Temple Place, 2  Temple Place      WC2R 3BD
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Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  30th January to 24th April 2016
VENUE  Two Temple Place 
Two Temple Place, a spectacular neo-Gothic mansion on London's Victoria Embankment worthy of a visit in its own right, reopens this January, with an exhibition on ' Transforming the Body in Ancient Egypt'. Beyond Beauty gathers material from six regional museums across the country to explore a civilisation fascinated by appearance and identity, i... More about this event
 
 

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L'Etoile
Concerts | Until 24th February 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Discoveries

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Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Discoveries

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Concerts | On 7th February 2016 

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Exhibitions | Until 10th April 2016 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Discoveries

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Concerts | On 7th February 2016 

St Paul's Covent Garden 2 minutes walk from Discoveries

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Theatre | Until 4th June 2016 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Discoveries

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Hand to God
Theatre | Until 11th June 2016 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from Discoveries

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Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 29th May 2016 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Discoveries

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The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 3rd July 2016 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Discoveries

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The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 11th September 2016 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Discoveries

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