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South Kensington Attractions by category: Art Galleries (9), Museums (8), Historic Buildings (5), Activities for Kids (1), Other Attractions (1), Parks and Gardens (1), Sights (1)

 
 
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1st January Where:
,   Kensington Gardens    South Kensington  W2
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Serpentine Gallery

Kensington Gardens, South Kensington, W2  3XA  12 minutes away from South Kensington

The Serpentine Gallery is closed for refurbishment and will reopen on Saturday 8th June 2013 with the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, designed by Sou Fujimoto. Found...  More

1st January Where:
,   Cromwell Road    South Kensington  SW7
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Natural History Museum

Cromwell Road, South Kensington, SW7  5BD  3 minutes away from South Kensington

The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens...  More

1st January Where:
,   Exhibition Road    South Kensington  SW7
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Science Museum

Exhibition Road, South Kensington, SW7  2DD  4 minutes away from South Kensington

The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all...  More

1st January Where:
,   87-135 Brompton Road    South Kensington  SW3
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Harrods

87-135 Brompton Road, South Kensington, SW3  1RT  15 minutes away from South Kensington

England's most famous department store. Owned by eponymous Egyptian entrepreneur Mohamed Al-Fayed, Britain's most iconic shop features on many tourists’ “must-see” lists - and with good...  More

1st January Where:
,   Cromwell Road    South Kensington  SW7
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

Cromwell Road, South Kensington, SW7  2RL  7 minutes away from South Kensington

The Victoria and Albert Museum (or V & A as everyone calls it) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and...  More

1st January Where:
,   Kensington Gore    South Kensington  SW7
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Royal College of Art

Kensington Gore, South Kensington, SW7  2EU  7 minutes away from South Kensington

The Royal College of Art has a lively programme of exhibitions featuring the work of its postgraduate students. In a further bid to promote artistic...  More

1st January Where:
,   Victoria and Albert Museum    South Kensington  SW7
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Theatre & Performance Galleries

Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington, SW7  2RL  7 minutes away from South Kensington

The V & A's Theatre and Performance galleries open in March 2009 replacing those at the Theatre Museum in Covent Garden, closed since 2007. The...  More

1st January Where:
,   Brompton Road    South Kensington  SW7
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Brompton Oratory

Brompton Road, South Kensington, SW7  2RP  9 minutes away from South Kensington

Built in 1884, in the Italianate Baroque style, the Brompton Oratory is an exact imitation of the Church of the Gesu in Rome and sports...  More

1st January Where:
,   Victoria and Albert Museum    South Kensington  SW7
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The Gilbert Collection

Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington, SW7  2RL  7 minutes away from South Kensington

Following the closure of The Gilbert Collection at Somerset House on 27 January 2008, it re-opens in June 2009 at its new permanent home at...  More

1st January Where:
,   Kensington Gardens, 27 Princes Square    South Kensington  W2
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Albert Memorial

Kensington Gardens, 27 Princes Square, South Kensington, W2  2NJ  9 minutes away from South Kensington

This 180ft Victorian bronze gilt statue in Kensington Gardens is a tribute to Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, and was erected following his death through...  More

1st January Where:
,   Cromwell Road    South Kensington  SW7
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Jameel Gallery at the V & A

Cromwell Road, South Kensington, SW7  2RL  7 minutes away from South Kensington

This gallery at the celebrated V & A is the premier exhibit of Islamic art in Britain today. Tracing Muslim art from its roots in...  More

1st January Where:
,   Hyde Park    South Kensington  W2
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Serpentine

Hyde Park, South Kensington, W2  3XA  12 minutes away from South Kensington

The Serpentine lake gets its name from its curved shape which snakes around to the west of Hyde park. It's fed by a pure underground...  More

1st January Where:
,   Exhibition Road    South Kensington  SW7
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V & A Sackler Centre for Arts Education

Exhibition Road, South Kensington, SW7  2RL  7 minutes away from South Kensington

Spread across two floors of the Victoria and Albert Museum's Henry Cole Wing and with its own entrance on Exhibition Road the Sackler Centre is...  More

1st January Where:
,   Duke of York Square    South Kensington  SW3
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Duke of York Square

Duke of York Square, South Kensington, SW3  4LY  19 minutes away from South Kensington

The pedestrianised Duke of York Square, just of the fashionable King's Road at the Sloane Square end, is an oasis of traffic-free calm. Modern glass...  More

1st January Where:
,   125 Sydney Street    South Kensington  SW3
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Chelsea Farmers' Market

125 Sydney Street, South Kensington, SW3  6NR  14 minutes away from South Kensington

The name is a little misleading - you won't find any farmers selling their wares at Chelsea Farmers' Market. Instead, this quiet enclave off the...  More

1st January Where:
,   Royal College of Music Prince Consort Road    South Kensington  SW7
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Museum of Instruments

Royal College of Music Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, SW7  2BS  5 minutes away from South Kensington

The RCM Museum of Instruments was started in 1894 with a donation from Sir George Donaldson. Today it features over six hundred instruments, some of...  More

1st January Where:
,   3 Jubilee Place    South Kensington  SW3
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Michael Hoppen Gallery

3 Jubilee Place, South Kensington, SW3  3TD  15 minutes away from South Kensington

A stroll around a decent photo gallery is a bit like taking a trip to Borough Market '€˜just to have a look'. Just as in...  More

1st January Where:
,   20 Princes Gate    South Kensington  SW7
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Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum

20 Princes Gate, South Kensington, SW7  1PT  9 minutes away from South Kensington

Museum of Polish militaria, predominantly relating to the Polish Armed Forces during World War Two in the West. There are also some rare exhibits relating...  More

1st January Where:
,   162 Walton Street    South Kensington  SW3
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Andipa Gallery

162 Walton Street, South Kensington, SW3  2JL  11 minutes away from South Kensington

The Andipa family have a long history in dealing with fine art, stretching back as far as 1593. Their Walton Street gallery is relatively more...  More

1st January Where:
,   178 Brompton Road    South Kensington  SW3
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Crane Kalman Gallery

178 Brompton Road, South Kensington, SW3  1HQ  11 minutes away from South Kensington

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1st January Where:
,   17 Walton Street    South Kensington  SW3
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Stephanie Hoppen

17 Walton Street, South Kensington, SW3  2HX  13 minutes away from South Kensington

This intimate and sophisticated gallery exhibits distinctive artists from all over the world. Located in the fashionable area of Walton Street with its cluster...  More

1st January Where:
,   65-67 Queen\'s Gate    South Kensington  SW7
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Baden-Powell House

65-67 Queen\'s Gate, South Kensington, SW7  5JS  1 minutes away from South Kensington

Baden-Powell House is now a modern 180 room budget hostel welcoming both Scout and Guide members but also open to the general public. It also...  More

1st January Where:
,   Pont Street    South Kensington  SW1X
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St Columba's Church of Scotland

Pont Street, South Kensington, SW1X  0BD  15 minutes away from South Kensington

There has been a church on the site since 1884. It was bombed in 1941, rebuilt in 1955 and is now a Grade II listed...  More

1st January Where:
,       South Kensington  SW7
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Brompton Road

South Kensington, SW7  1EW  12 minutes away from South Kensington

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1st January Where:
,   PO Box 17320, 18 Chelsea Manor Street    South Kensington  SW3
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Manor Street Gallery

PO Box 17320, 18 Chelsea Manor Street, South Kensington, SW3  2WR  15 minutes away from South Kensington

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1st January Where:
,   99 Kensington High Street    South Kensington  W8
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Rainbow Suite

99 Kensington High Street, South Kensington, W8  5SA  11 minutes away from South Kensington

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1st January Where:
,   Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road    South Kensington  SW7
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Wallpaper History Society

Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, SW7  2RL  7 minutes away from South Kensington

Care of the Victoria and Albert Museum, this specialist society promotes all aspects of wallpaper history, preservation and production. The most enticing element of...  More

1st January Where:
,   29 South Terrace, South Kensington    South Kensington  SW7
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Kasimira

29 South Terrace, South Kensington, South Kensington, SW7  2TB  9 minutes away from South Kensington

Database for party experts and children's entertainers....  More

1st January Where:
,   1 Kensington Gore    South Kensington  SW7
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Royal Geographical Society

1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, SW7  2AR  8 minutes away from South Kensington

For the past two centuries this old-fashioned 'learned society' has sent explorers and adventurers all over the world. Famous names from Mungo Park to...  More

1st January Where:
,   98 Walton Street    South Kensington  SW3
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Coskun & Co.

98 Walton Street, South Kensington, SW3  2JY  13 minutes away from South Kensington

20c masters....  More

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What's On Today Near South Kensington

Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea
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Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2015
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Natural History Museum  3 minutes walk from South Kensington

The Natural History Museum's exhibition Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea examines the spectacular seascapes and richness of life ... More

Wildlife Photographer of the Year
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Exhibitions | Until 30th August 2015
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Natural History Museum  3 minutes walk from South Kensington

Some photographers wait for weeks in order to catch that one great action shot, some set up elaborate timing mechanisms. ... More

Sensational Butterflies
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Kids Events | Until 13th September 2015
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Natural History Museum  3 minutes walk from South Kensington

From chomping caterpillars to beautiful butterflies, the Natural History Museum comes alive this summer with the erection of a tropical ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015
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Science Museum  4 minutes walk from South Kensington

Explore how astronomy has changed how the universe is seen. Objects from ancient heritage to cutting edge technology show the ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 20th November 2015
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Science Museum  4 minutes walk from South Kensington

An installation by the Science Museum's Sound Artist in Residence in 2012, featuring a full-size reconstruction of the UK's largest ... More

Revelations: Experiments in Photography
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Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2015
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Science Museum  4 minutes walk from South Kensington

Featuring rare images by some of the pioneers of photography since the 1840s, Revelations: Experiments in Photography explores the influence ... More

Cravings: Can Your Food Control You?
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Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2016
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Science Museum  4 minutes walk from South Kensington

Cravings: Can Your Food Control You? at the Science Museum explores the power that food has over our bodies, brains ... More

Churchill's Scientists
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Exhibitions | Until 1st March 2016
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Science Museum  4 minutes walk from South Kensington

The Science Museum's major exhibition of 2015 is Churchill's Scientists, which will run from January 2015 until early 2016. Marking ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 17th December 2017
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Science Museum  4 minutes walk from South Kensington

A contemporary exhibition looking at engineering and the role of engineers, with interactive challenges for visitors.... More

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Concerts | On 30th July 2015
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Royal College of Music  5 minutes walk from South Kensington

Jenny Miller directs Handel's powerfully comic opera, with Jake Arditti in the title role. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.... More

 
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