Sights and Attractionss near British Museum  

 
 
ADDRESS
, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3DG
 
 
OPENING TIMES
Selected galleries are open late Thu & Fri | Closed 1 January, Good Friday, 24, 25, 26 December
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cartoon Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
35 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 2 minutes walk from British Museum
Combining art with humour, this addition to London's museum-cum-gallery scene is refreshingly vibrant. From political cartoons of Thatcher, Brown, Bush and Blair to rare originals... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
This Grade II listed building, a stunning neoclassical landmark constructed in the 1920s, was extensively remodelled in 2003 to provide 300,000 square feet of prime... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Architectural Association School Of Architecture
London > Attractions > House and Garden
36 Bedford Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
The Architectural Association School of Architecture, the UK's oldest school of architecture, was originally set up in 1847 and moved to Bedford Square in 1917.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wiener Library
London > Attractions > Museums
29 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
The Wiener Library is the world's oldest library dedicated to the study of the Holocaust, its causes and legacies. The library also hosts a regular... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Building Centre
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
26 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
Open to the public as well as construction professionals, The Building Centre houses a permanent exhibition of a 1:1500 scale model of Central London. Current... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
New London Architecture
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
26 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
Located at The Building Centre in central London, New London Architecture prompts debate and discussion on architecture, planning, development and construction in the capital. The... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Russell Square
London > Attractions
Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
The grade II listed Russell Square is a large green space located within the Bloomsbury district with its own cafe, overlooked by the Hotel Russell... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The College
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12-42 Southampton Row, Holborn, London WC1B | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
Formerly home to Central Saint Martins and the Cochrane Theatre before the famous fashion college moved to a new home in King's Cross in 2011,... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Isis Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
20 Hanway Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
This Soho gallery is owned by John Marchant, friend and supporter of Antony Hegarty - of Antony and the Johnsons fame. It was here that... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 6 minutes walk from British Museum
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms are housed in an extraordinary space, purpose built as a painting studio in 1904. Since 1984 the gallery has been specialising... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lazarides Rathbone
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
11 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes walk from British Museum
Steve Lazarides' Rathbone Place gallery spans just under 4,000 square feet of space for exhibitions, studios, and offices in a five-storey Georgian building. Home ... More
 
 
 
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The House Of St Barnabas
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 7 minutes walk from British Museum
Grand Georgian house built in 1746 and used as 'House of Charity' since 1846. The House of St Barnabas at No 1 Greek Street, available... More
 
 
 
Abbott and Holder
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
30 Museum Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 1 minute from British Museum
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Austin/Desmond Fine Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Pied Bull Yard, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 2 minutes walk from British Museum
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St George's Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
6-7 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 2 minutes walk from British Museum
The architect Nicholas Hawksmoor built St George's between 1710 and 1730. The interior has since been altered but has many original furnishings. ... More
 
 
 
Bloomsbury Workshop
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
12 Galen Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 2 minutes walk from British Museum
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Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland
London > Attractions > Museums
BOC Museum, 9 Bedford Square, Camden, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 2 minutes walk from British Museum
The museum collection contains over 2000 objects relating to the story of anaesthesia. Its collections date from 1774 to the present day and provide a... More
 
 
 
The Congress Centre
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes walk from British Museum
A £4.2million refurbishment has transformed the Congress Centre into one of London's premier conference and events venues. Set within an architecturally-renowned listed modernist building, the Congress Centre's... More
 
 
 
Senate House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes walk from British Museum
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Pushkin House
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
5A Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 3 minutes walk from British Museum
Named after the famous nineteenth century Russian author and poet, Pushkin House is a place where Russian literature, art, film, music, theatre and dance, as... More
 
 
 
Store Street Gallery
London > Attractions
32 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
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CBI Conference Centre
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1st Floor, Centre Point Tower, 103 New Oxford Street, Covent Garden, London WC1A | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
A business and conference venue located right in the centre of London, in the iconic Centre Point Tower on Oxford Street. This etc.venue offers space for... More
 
 
 
Store Street
London > Attractions
WC1E | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
One of Bloomsbury's hidden gems, with a unique parade of shops. ... More
 
 
 
Imagination Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
South Crescent 25 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 4 minutes walk from British Museum
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Swiss Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
79 Endell Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes walk from British Museum
A short walk from Covent Garden, the newly renovated Swiss Church doubles up as a place of worship and a concert hall. ... More
 
 
 
St Patrick's Soho
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
21a Soho Square, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes walk from British Museum
Nestled among the trendy, cosmopolitan area of Soho lies this striking red brick church with its conspicuous towering spire. Inside, St Patrick's takes on the... More
 
 
 
Torrington Square
London > Attractions
0, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 6 minutes walk from British Museum
Torrington Square was originally laid out as part of the Bedford Estate development in 1821-25, named after the father-in-law of the 6th Duke of Bedford. The... More
 
 
 
Grand Connaught Rooms
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
61-65 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 7 minutes walk from British Museum
These elegant rooms, in the heart of Covent Garden, successfully combine tradition with some of the most high-tech facilities in the country, to provide a... More
 
 
 
Library & Museum Of Freemasonry
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Freemasons Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 7 minutes walk from British Museum
Freemason's Hall was built after World War One in art deco style as a tribute to all the Freemasons who lost their lives but... More
 
 
 
St Anne's Gardens
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Soho Square, Soho, London W1D | 7 minutes walk from British Museum
A pleasant shady garden the middle of Soho Square, with plenty of benches. A good place to have a rest or to take a bite... More
 
 
 
 
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The Winter's Tale
The Winter's Tale
Dance | Until 10th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from British Museum

After creating Alice's Adventures in Wonderland for The Royal Ballet in 2011 - the company's first full length ...More

 
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from British Museum

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
The Royal Opera: Tannhauser
Concerts | Until 15th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from British Museum

Tim Albery's critically acclaimed 2010 production of Wagner's early opera, Tannhauser, returns to the Royal Opera ...More

Lucia Di Lammermoor
Lucia Di Lammermoor
Concerts | Until 19th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from British Museum

Diana Damrau and Aleksandra Kurzak lead a world-class cast in Katie Mitchell's new production of Lucia di ...More

 
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Foodie Events | Until 29th September 2016 

Balthazar 2 minutes walk from British Museum

Plumped up lips made from sponge, chocolate torte as gel eyeliner, and rhubarb and ginger cream lined up like brush-on ...More

 
Bach To Baby Family Concert: The Food Of Love
Concerts | On 2nd May 2016 

St Paul's Covent Garden 2 minutes walk from British Museum

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from British Museum

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

 
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from British Museum

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
Hand to God
Theatre | Until 11th June 2016 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from British Museum

Taking into account its favour with the critics and several Tony nominations, irreverent puppet comedy ...More

Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 29th May 2016 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from British Museum

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
 
 
 
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