Faraday's Laboratory and Museum  

 
 
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The Royal Institution, Mayfair, 21 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4BS
 
 
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£1 Adults | 50p conc
 

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The laboratory, where many of Michael Faraday's most important discoveries were made, has been restored to the form it was known to have in 1852. The adjacent museum houses a unique collection of original apparatus arranged to illustrate the more significant aspects of Faraday's contribution to science. The museum is of particular interest to those interested in electricity and magnetism, or cool-looking old scientific kit.

 

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Green Park Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Oxford Circus Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
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Burlington Car Park
 
2 minutes walk
 
Grosvenor Hill NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £126  26% off
3 Berkeley Street, W1J | 2 minutes from Faraday's Laboratory and Museum
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Stratton Street, W1J | 3 minutes from Faraday's Laboratory and Museum
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London > Attractions > Museums
66 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 15 minutes from Faraday's Laboratory and Museum
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
21 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, London W1S | Same location as Faraday's Laboratory and Museum
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
24 Grafton Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Faraday's Laboratory and Museum
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
31 Cork Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Faraday's Laboratory and Museum
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 24th May 2017 - 1.10pm-2pm
Faraday's Laboratory and Museum, 197 Piccadilly, W1J | 5 minutes from Faraday's Laboratory and Museum
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Faraday's Laboratory and Museum, 16 Denman Street, W1D | 6 minutes from Faraday's Laboratory and Museum
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Faraday's Laboratory and Museum, 203-206 Piccadilly, W1J | 6 minutes from Faraday's Laboratory and Museum
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London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
16 Albemarle Street, Green Park, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Faraday's Laboratory and Museum
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158 New Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Faraday's Laboratory and Museum
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London > Education > Cookery Courses
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London > Education > Adult Education
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from Faraday's Laboratory and Museum
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41 Farm Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 6 minutes from Faraday's Laboratory and Museum
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15 Bruton Lane, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from Faraday's Laboratory and Museum
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No. 41
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
41 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Faraday's Laboratory and Museum
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Royal Academy of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 2 minutes from Faraday's Laboratory and Museum
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8-10 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 3 minutes from Faraday's Laboratory and Museum
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