Garden Museum †

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Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 7LB
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Daily 10.30am-5pm (excl Sat 10.30am-4pm)
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£7.50 (Standard), £6.50 (Seniors), £3 (Students), FREE (Children Under 16)

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Garden MuseumThe Garden Museum reopens on 22nd May 2017 following a 7.5million redevelopment project.

Adjacent to Lambeth Palace on the banks of the River Thames , the Garden Museum provides an insight into the history and development of gardens and gardening in the UK. From May 2017, following a major refurbishment, visitors to the museum can see the collection in The Ark Gallery, a building within a building which creates seven new galleries for the museum's collection - a recreation of the cabinet of curiosities put together by John Tradescants (father and son). Famous for gardening for Charles I, their collection became the core of the Ashmolean Museum. Outside a bronze extension has been created to frame a new garden by Dan Pearson. Another new addition, The Garden Wall is a striking installation made of more than 200 tiles showing treasured gardens. In the reproduction of a 17th century garden, filled with flowers and shrubs of the period and found in St Mary's graveyard, are the tombs of famous 17th century plant hunters, the John Tradescants and Captain William Bligh of the 'Bounty'.

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Lambeth North Tube Station
9 minutes walk
Vauxhall Tube Station
12 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Waterloo Railway Station
12 minutes walk
Waterloo East Railway Station
12 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Library Street NCP
15 minutes walk
Elephant and Castle NCP
17 minutes walk

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Westminster
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £95† 35% off
30 John Islip Street, SW1P | 5 minutes from Garden Museum
Leave the laptop at home - every room at this hotel comes with its own Apple iMac. Across the river from the MI6 building, it's a ... More
Park Plaza London Riverbank
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £75† 40% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 6 minutes from Garden Museum
For understated chic this hotel on the banks of the Thames opposite the Tate Britain is a top choice. The rooms are clean and modern and ... More
Plaza on the River Club & Residence London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £116† 21% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 6 minutes from Garden Museum
Riverside rooms at this modern luxury hotel overlook the River Thames with the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and the London Eye visible. All apartments features ... More
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Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Garden Museum
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
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Kennington Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Kennington Park Road, St. Agnes Place, Kennington, London SE11 | 15 minutes from Garden Museum
This much loved open space in the south London borough of Lambeth has two parts; the Victorian Grade II listed park and the park extension to ... More
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 18 minutes from Garden Museum
Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Garden Museum
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
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Rebus Tourist Guides
London > Leisure > Activities
33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 11 minutes from Garden Museum
What is the oldest annual sporting event in the world? Where was the Roman Forum? How do I become Lord Mayor? What was (and is!) the ... More
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Urban Retreat at Harrods
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
5th Floor, Harrods, Westminster, London SW1X | 15 minutes from Garden Museum
Surely one of the most desirable places to spoil yourself rotten - the Urban Retreat flagship spa sits ever so prettily on the top floor of ... More
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JAGS Choral And Orchestral Concert
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Sunday 30th April 2017 - 6pm
Garden Museum, Smith Square, SW1P | 6 minutes from Garden Museum
Peter Gritton conducts James Allen's Girls' School Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, Wind and String Orchestras, Holst Choir and Choral Society, for a programme including Joseph Horovitz's ...More
Ongoing
BP Spotlight: Pre-Raphaelite Works On Paper
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 13th October 2015 to 7th May 2017 - 10am-6pm
Garden Museum, Millbank, SW1P | 8 minutes from Garden Museum
This exhibition, curated by Carol Jacobi, presents paintings on various materials from the influential group of artists, working in the 19th century....More
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David Hockney
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 9th February to 29th May 2017
Garden Museum, Millbank, SW1P | 8 minutes from Garden Museum
As he approaches his 80th birthday, David Hockney is the subject of a major exhibition at Tate Britain in 2017. Gathering together an extensive selection of ...More
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The Workshop
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
44 Lambeth High Street, Albert Embankment, SE1 | 3 minutes from Garden Museum
Once the fire engine workshops of the London Fire Brigade, The Workshop on Albert Embankment in Lambeth is opening its doors once again, as a temporary ... More
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St John's Smith Square
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 6 minutes from Garden Museum
Situated in the heart of Westminster, this stunning 18th century church was designed by architect Thomas Archer and completed in 1728. It is considered one of ... More
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The Vaults, Arch 233
London > Entertainment >
10 Leake Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Garden Museum
The Vaults under Waterloo are an intriguing venue that play host to a number of underground events.... More
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Newport Street Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Newport Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 4 minutes from Garden Museum
Damien Hirst's Newport Street Gallery has been built to bring his collection of over 2,000 artworks out of storage and on display to the public. Taking ... More
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Jewel Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Abingdon Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 7 minutes from Garden Museum
Across the road from the imposing Houses of Parliament, this simple, three-storey, 14th century tower often gets overlooked on the tourist trail. One of only ... More
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Houses of Parliament
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Parliament Square, St Margaret's Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 7 minutes from Garden Museum
Now more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament, the Palace of Westminster began life in 1042 as a royal residence under Edward the Confessor. The ... More
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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Garden Museum
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
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Greensmiths Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Garden Museum
Greensmiths combines an excellent butcher's (The Ginger Pig), artisan baker's (The Old Post Office Bakery) and Covent Garden Market greengrocer's (Solstice) under one roof - all ... More
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I Knit London
London > Shopping > Clothing
106 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Garden Museum
Stocking a wide range of yarns, needles, patterns and accessories, I Knit London started as a knitting community in Vauxhall in January 2006, meeting at the ... More
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Pharmacy 2
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Newport Street Gallery, Newport Street, SE11 | 4 minutes from Garden Museum
Eighteen years after the first Pharmacy, the seen-and-be-seen restaurant of the late '90s, Damien Hirst opens Pharmacy 2, buddying up with ... More
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Zeitgeist at the Jolly Gardeners
London > Restaurants >
49-51 Black Prince Road, Lambeth, London SE11 | 5 minutes from Garden Museum
... More
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Crussh
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
4 Millbank, Westminster, Westminster, London SW1P | 6 minutes from Garden Museum
This chain of juice bars squishes together a delightful variety of flavoursome, healthy drinks. They press fresh juice fruit right in front of you, and blend ... More
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 16 minutes from Garden Museum
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 21 minutes from Garden Museum
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 25 minutes from Garden Museum
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
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Garden Museum
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Garden Museum
Adjacent to Lambeth Palace on the banks of the River Thames , the Garden Museum provides an insight into the ... More
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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Garden Museum
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
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Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Garden Museum
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
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The Duchy Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Sancroft Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 10 minutes from Garden Museum
Gastropub... More
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Red Lion Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 11 minutes from Garden Museum
Right across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated ... More
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Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, Westminster, London SW1H | 12 minutes from Garden Museum
Two minutes away from Parliament Square and the Cabinet warm rooms, the Two Chairmen Public House is an olde worlde pub that retains a number of ... More
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South London Pacific
London > Nightlife > Bars
340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 13 minutes from Garden Museum
Ten minutes from the nearest tube, in a drab and ugly corner of Oval, sits one of the most surreal nightlife experiences you can have in ... More
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The Tapster
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
3 Brewers Green, Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 14 minutes from Garden Museum
Wine Bar ... More
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Fire
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, Lambeth, London SW8 | 14 minutes from Garden Museum
London's biggest and best gay venue, Fire hosts a cluster of different club nights including more and more straight-friendly one-off parties over the weekends. Newly redesigned ... More
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Emmanuel Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 8 minutes from Garden Museum
Located in the heart of Westminster, the Emmanuel Centre is a distinctive Grade II listed building designed by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker. Originally built in ... More
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Emmanuel Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 8 minutes from Garden Museum
Located in the heart of Westminster, the Emmanuel Centre is a distinctive Grade II listed building designed by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker. The Centre houses ... More
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Tate Britain
London > Business > Venue Hire
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 8 minutes from Garden Museum
Conference facilities can accomodate up to 1550 people.... More

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JAGS Choral And Orchestral Concert
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The year 2017 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England and Wales, and Tate Britain ...More

 
David Hockney
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Exhibitions | Until 29th May 2017 

Tate Britain 8 minutes walk from Garden Museum

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Sergey Ponomarev: A Lens on Syria
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Exhibitions | Until 3rd September 2017 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 10 minutes walk from Garden Museum

Part of Syria: A Conflict Explored - a series of exhibitions and events reflecting on the ongoing conflict in Syria ...More

 
People Power: Fighting For Peace
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Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2017 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 10 minutes walk from Garden Museum

The Imperial War Museum explores how peace movements have influenced perceptions of war and conflict with its new exhibition, ...More

 
Underbelly Festival
Underbelly Festival
Theatre | Until 30th September 2017 

Jubilee Gardens 10 minutes walk from Garden Museum

This year, the Udderbelly Festival and London Wonderground merge together to form the Underbelly Festival. Taking place in the same ...More

 
Sunday Social At The RVT
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th December 2017 

Royal Vauxhall Tavern 11 minutes walk from Garden Museum

An evening of cabaret, plus commercial, pop and dance hits courtesy of DJs Liam Chaplin Simon Le Vans and Sean ...More

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Fire 14 minutes walk from Garden Museum

The DJs will be selecting their best dance music....More

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th July 2017 

Fire 14 minutes walk from Garden Museum

Dance music from the deck selectors....More

Film Scores Live
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Concerts | Until 25th June 2017 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 15 minutes walk from Garden Museum

Starting in October 2016, Southbank Centre presents Film Scores Live, a year-long series that shines a light on some of ...More

 

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