Freud Museum  

 
 
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Freud MuseumSigmund Freud's family home in Hampstead has been turned into a fascinating museum which features the psychoanalytic couch on which
Freud's patients would recline while being treated by him. Just
one of the many original objects on display in the Freud Museum, this comfortable couch covered in chenille cushions, atop an exotic, richly coloured Iranian rug forms the centrepiece of the museum which celebrates the life and work of Sigmund Freud and his daughter, Anna. 20 Maresfield Gardens became home to Freud and his family when they arrived as refugees in England having escaped Nazi-occupied Vienna in 1938. The Hampstead house represents snapshots of Freud's life both in England and in Austria. Freud - fortunate enough to bring most of his family belongings with him to England - made a note of the exact position of the effects in his study in Vienna and recreated this at his home in London. While a huge collection of over 2,000 Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Oriental antiquities fills the rooms, the building feels less like a museum and more a home waiting for its owners to return. Papers, books and notes, photos and home movies combine to create a sensitive and wholly personal exhibition.

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Psychoanalysis After FreudPsychoanalysis After FreudLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2019-01-10T18:30:00+00002019-01-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Freud Museum, 20  Maresfield Gardens      NW3 5SX
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Lacan, Deleuze And The BaroqueLacan, Deleuze And The BaroqueLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2019-01-13T10:00:00+00002019-01-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Freud Museum, 20  Maresfield Gardens      NW3 5SX
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Lacan, Deleuze And The Baroque
Projections: Erotic CinemaProjections: Erotic CinemaLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2019-01-21T19:00:00+00002019-01-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Freud Museum, 20  Maresfield Gardens      NW3 5SX
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Projections: Erotic Cinema
Pelvic Gazing at the Frauenklinik: Egon Schiele's Clinical ModernismPelvic Gazing at the Frauenklinik: Egon Schiele's Clinical ModernismLiterary & Education, Talk.2019-01-23T19:00:00+00002019-01-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Freud Museum, 20  Maresfield Gardens      NW3 5SX
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Pelvic Gazing at the Frauenklinik: Egon Schiele's Clinical Modernism
Surrealism & Psychoanalysis: Conquest Of The Irrational'Surrealism & Psychoanalysis: Conquest Of The Irrational'Literary & Education, Conference.2019-01-27T10:00:00+00002019-01-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Freud Museum, 20  Maresfield Gardens      NW3 5SX
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Surrealism & Psychoanalysis: Conquest Of The Irrational'
Projections: Cinematic Representations Of Mental IllnessProjections: Cinematic Representations Of Mental IllnessLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2019-02-09T10:00:00+00002019-02-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Freud Museum, 20  Maresfield Gardens      NW3 5SX
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Projections: Cinematic Representations Of Mental Illness
Art Macabre Surrealist Life Drawing SalonArt Macabre Surrealist Life Drawing SalonLiterary & Education, Art Workshop.2019-02-13T19:00:00+00002019-02-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Freud Museum, 20  Maresfield Gardens      NW3 5SX
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Art Macabre Surrealist Life Drawing Salon
 

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Swiss Cottage Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
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St John's Wood Masterpark
 
20 minutes walk
 
Lanark Road NCP
 
28 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Best Western Maitrise Maida Vale Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
53-59 Kilburn High Road, NW6 | 21 minutes from Freud Museum
Located in North London, just a 2-minute walk from Kilburn Park Tube station, the Best Western Maitrise Maida Vale hotel offers value for money and 58 ... More
 
 
 
Danubius Hotel Regents Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
18 Lodge Road, NW87JT | 27 minutes from Freud Museum
Stunning views of Lord's Cricket Ground makes this the hotel of choice for cricket enthusiasts, but it has plenty of other advantages too. A program ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  30% off
30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 27 minutes from Freud Museum
Housed in an exciting modernist 'white box' building, and with some of London's maddest and most entertaining shopping and nightlife on the doorstep, the Holiday Inn ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Museums nearest Freud Museum

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal College Of Physicians
London > Attractions > Museums
11 St Andrews Place, Regent's Park, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 2.1 miles from Freud Museum
The Royal College of Physicians is the oldest royal medical college in England and Wales, and marks its 500th anniversary in 2018. Housed in a Grade ... More
 
 
 
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Hampstead Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
New End Square, NW3 | 13 minutes from Freud Museum
Housed on the first floor of Burgh House, Hampstead Museum charts the history of the north London borough from prehistoric times to today. Redesigned in 2006, ... More
 
 
 
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Jewish Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 32 minutes from Freud Museum
The Jewish Museum in Camden reopened on Wednesday 17th March 2010 following a £10 million transformation which brought the collections of the Jewish Museum and the ... More
 
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Freud Museum
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Keats House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
10 Keats Grove, NW3 | 12 minutes from Freud Museum
John Keats spent two years from 1818 to 1820 at Keats House, formerly known as Wentworth Place and now named after the Romantic poet. Reopened on ... More
 
 
 
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St James Church West Hampstead
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
2 Sherriff Road, NW6 | 12 minutes from Freud Museum
Church in north-west London.... More
 
 
 
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Burgh House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
New End Square, NW3 | 13 minutes from Freud Museum
Set in the heart of Hampstead Village, Burgh House is a Queen Anne, Grade I listed, building with a terraced garden and licensed basement buttery serving ... More
 
 
 
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Freud, Dali And The Metamorphosis Of Narcissus
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd October 2018 to 24th February 2019 - 12noon-5pm
Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens, NW3 | Same location as Freud Museum
This new exhibition explores the connection between the surrealist painter and founder of psychoanalysis, with the central point of the exhibition being The Metamorphosis of Narcissus ...More
 
 
 
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Psychoanalysis After Freud
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 10th January 2019 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens, NW3 | Same location as Freud Museum
Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Amy Sillman: Landline
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 28th September 2018 to 6th January 2019 - Various Times
Freud Museum, Arkwright Road, NW3 | 6 minutes from Freud Museum
Contemporary paintings exploring the depth and scope of Sillman's practice, ranging from the political and social, emotional and psychological aspects seen in her often abstract pieces....More
 
 
 
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Near Freud Museum
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JW3
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Finchley Road, NW3 | 7 minutes from Freud Museum
JW3 is a Jewish arts, culture and community centre with a kosher restaurant, cafe and bar overlooking Finchley Road in northwest London. Opened in 2013, and ... More
 
 
 
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Hampstead Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Eton Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 8 minutes from Freud Museum
The Hampstead Theatre has existed in various forms since 1959, when it opened in a Scout Hall and its opening season in 1959 included two new ... More
 
 
 
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Everyman Hampstead
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
5 Holly Bush Vale, Hampstead Village, NW3 | 10 minutes from Freud Museum
Bang in the middle of Hampstead Village, the original Everyman Cinema is just one of a few London branches, with others in ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Freud Museum
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Huggle
London > Shopping >
8-10 Winchester Road, NW3 | 8 minutes from Freud Museum
After four years of research husband and wife team Rachel and Jason Heller set up Huggle with parents in mind - with two kids themselves, they ... More
 
 
 
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Happy Returns
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
36 Rosslyn Hill, NW3 | 9 minutes from Freud Museum
A wonderful little toy shop favoured by classy Hampstead families it offers a range of different toys. You'll be pleased to know they stock Jellycat ... More
 
 
 
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Rosslyn Delicatessen
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
56 Rosslyn Hill, NW3 | 9 minutes from Freud Museum
Winner of Best London Deli 2004 (The Independent) and Delicatessen of the Year 2004, 2005 and 2006 (LBC), this historic Hampstead institution is a food lover's ... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
227 Finchley Road, NW3 | 3 minutes from Freud Museum
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
 
 
 
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Zizzi - Finchley Road O2 Centre
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Unit 10, The O2 Centre, NW3 | 3 minutes from Freud Museum
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
255 Finchley Road, NW3 | 4 minutes from Freud Museum
... More
 
 
 
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Near Freud Museum
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 2.4 miles from Freud Museum
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
 
 
 
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Aga Khan Centre
London > Education > Adult Education
10 Handyside Street, N1C | 2.4 miles from Freud Museum
A place of education, knowledge, cultural exchange and insight into Muslim civilisations, the Aga Khan Centre brings meeting rooms, an exhibition space and ... More
 
 
 
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Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 34 minutes from Freud Museum
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
 
 
 
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Freud Museum gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Tang Long
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
17 Rosemont Road, NW3 | 5 minutes from Freud Museum
Located in North West London, Tang Long is a martial arts school run by Shaolin Master Shifu Heng Wei. The school has been running for more ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Yoga (Hampstead)
London > Leisure > Fitness
213 Haverstock Hill, NW3 | 9 minutes from Freud Museum
The London School of Yoga attempts to demystify Yoga, eliminating the intimidating jargon and self-important ritual that so often attaches itself to the activity. Skilled instructors, ... More
 
 
 
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Lower Fairground Site
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
East Heath Road, NW3 | 13 minutes from Freud Museum
The Lower Fairground Site on East Heath Road next to Hampstead Heath houses the marquee for the Hampstead Affordable Art Fair, held here in June. The ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Freud Museum.
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The Horseshoe
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
28 Heath Street, NW3 | 9 minutes from Freud Museum
With its own microbrewery in the basement and good by-the-glass wine list this would be a good boozer by anybody's standards. But couple this with the ... More
 
 
 
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The Flask
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14 Flask Walk, NW3 | 11 minutes from Freud Museum
The historic Flask pub in Hampstead used to be called the Thatched House at the beginning of the 18th century when Hampstead was a rural village ... More
 
 
 
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The Roebuck
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
15 Pond St, NW3 | 11 minutes from Freud Museum
In an area saturated with excellent informal dining, the Roebuck more than holds its own, with a short menu of classic gastropub fare, most of it ... More
 
 
 
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Freud Museum clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Betsy Smith
London > Nightlife > Bars
77 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 20 minutes from Freud Museum
On the unlovely part of Kilburn High Road, next to Greggs and Primark, The Betsy Smith is a breath of fresh air with its charmingly quirky ... More
 
 
 
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The Lock Tavern
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 26 minutes from Freud Museum
The Lock Tavern would be a great place to drop in and escape the tiresome, tie-dye-clad vendors of Camden's famous street market. Unfortunately that wouldn't do ... More
 
 
 
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Yumchaa
London > Nightlife > Bars
91-92 Camden Lock Place, Camden Town, London NW1 | 28 minutes from Freud Museum
Selling loose leaf tea (Chaa) that tastes yummy gave the tea enthusiasts behind Yumchaa, Trinh and Sean, an idea of what to call their unique brand ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Freud Museum.
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The Wallace Collection
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 2.4 miles from Freud Museum
... More
 
 
 
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28 Portland Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 2.5 miles from Freud Museum
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Roundhouse
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 23 minutes from Freud Museum
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