Museums in Southwark  

 

Southwark Attractions by category: Art Galleries (9), Museums (7), Historic Buildings (5), Attractions for Kids (2), Other Attractions (2), Activities for Kids (1), Boats and Bridges (1), Parks and Gardens (1), Sights (1), Sightseeing Tours (1)

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Design Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
224-238 Kensington High Street, Southwark, London W8 | in Southwark
In 2016 the Design Museum moves from is long standing home at Shad Thames to a venue three times the size, the former Commonwealth Institute... More
 
 
 
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Tower Bridge Exhibition
London > Attractions > Museums
Tower Bridge, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
Competing with the London Eye for the capital's most vertiginous experience, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from... More
 
 
 
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Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
London > Attractions > Museums
9a St Thomas Street, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
Hidden away in the roof space of the old St Thomas Baroque church, this restored 1821 women's operating theatre is the oldest operating theatre in... More
 
 
 
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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in... More
 
 
 
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Fashion and Textile Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
83 Bermondsey Street, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
The fashionista behind the Fashion and Textile Museum is Zandra Rhodes, the colourful designer who won the Designer of the Year award in 1972 and... More
 
 
 
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Cuming Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
151 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | in Southwark
The worldwide collection of the Cuming Family accompanies exhibitions on the history of Southwark (from Roman times to the 19th century) in this unique museum.... More
 
 
 
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The Clink Prison Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
1 Clink Street, Bankside, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
Located on what was once the London estate of the Bishops of Winchester (known as the 'Liberty of the Clink'), the Clink Prison Museum unlocks... More
 
 
 
Kirkaldy Testing Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
99 Southwark Street, Southwark, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
Working equipment and exhibition about the machinery David Kirkaldy designed to experiment and test the strength of materials to uniform standards. The entrance is in... More
 
 
 
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Brunel Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | in Southwark
Within the original engine house in Tunnel Road, SE16, this permanent exhibition commemorates the world's first subaqueous tunnel built by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel assisted... More
 
 
 
Livesey Museum for Children
London > Attractions > Museums
682 Old Kent Road, Southwark, Southwark, London SE15 | in Southwark
The Livesey Museum runs a changing programme of lively, unusual, interactive exhibitions for children up to the age of 12, their parents, carers and schools.... More
 
 
 
Pumphouse Educational Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Lavender Pond & Nature Park, Lavender Pumphouse Lavender Road, Southwark, London SE16 | in Southwark
This museum houses a private collection of artefacts from the Thames foreshore in Rotherhithe. The story of Rotherhithe is told through its unique collection, which... More
 
 
 
London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
London > Attractions > Museums
94a Southwark Bridge Road, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
Situated in Winchester House, this Grade II listed building was the home of Eyre Massey Shaw, the first chief officer of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade... More
 
 
 
The Museum of the Unknown
London > Attractions > Museums
Oxo Tower Bargehouse Street, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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Livesey Museum for Children
London > Attractions > Museums
682 Old Kent Road, Southwark, London SE15 | in Southwark
THE LIVESEY MUSEUM IS NOW CLOSED DOWN HOWEVER THE LATEST PLANS ARE TO ALLOW Theatre Peckham TO USE THE SPACE. WE'LL UPDATE AS AND WHEN... More
 
 
 

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London Bridge City: Summer by the River
London Bridge City: Summer by the River
Seasonal | Until 1st September 2019 

London Bridge 10 minutes walk from Southwark

London's largest free festival, the London Bridge City's Summer by the River transforms the riverside stretch into a summer hub ...More

 
A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Theatre | Until 31st August 2019 

Bridge Theatre 13 minutes walk from Southwark

Reuniting the creative team who presented Julius Caesar at the Bridge in 2018, an immersive production of A Midsummer Night's ...More

 
The Swell Mob
Theatre | Until 28th July 2019 

Colab Factory 14 minutes walk from Southwark

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The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby
Theatre | Until 1st September 2019 

Gatsby's Drugstore 14 minutes walk from Southwark

The UK's longest running immersive theatre show, The Great Gatsby, adapted and directed by Alexander Wright, has been staged in ...More

 
Aesop's Fables (Ages 4-7)
Theatre | Until 4th August 2019 

Unicorn Theatre 14 minutes walk from Southwark

Justin Audibert and Rachel Bagshaw directs a selection of Aesop's fables....More

The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 15 minutes walk from Southwark

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 
The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 16th June 2019 

The Shard 15 minutes walk from Southwark

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
The Flies
Theatre | Until 6th July 2019 

The Bunker 21 minutes walk from Southwark

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Orpheus Descending
Theatre | Until 6th July 2019 

Menier Chocolate Factory 21 minutes walk from Southwark

Tamara Harvey directs Tennessee Williams' deep-south drama about a young woman trapped in a loveless marriage, who can't see any ...More

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Holly Stars' Big Pride Cabaret
Holly Stars' Big Pride Cabaret
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 5th July 

Madame Tussauds

Gear up for the London Pride Parade with ...More

 
e&o Chelsea
e&o Chelsea
Dining 

On the Kings Road corner where Eight Over Eight used to be, an extensive refurb ...More

 
Ross Noble: Humournoid
Ross Noble: Humournoid
Comedy | On 3rd May 

London Palladium

Known for his improvisational comedy and random musings, Ross Noble returns to London with his ...More

 
Applebee's Fish Pop Up
Applebee's Fish Pop Up
Dining 

Borough Market restaurant Applebee's Fish hosts a pop up on the Southbank for a four-month ...More

 
Wimbledon at Brown Hart Gardens
Wimbledon at Brown Hart Gardens
Sporting Events | From 1st July 

Brown Hart Gardens

The elevated terrace of Brown Hart Gardens, hidden ...More

 
Mary Sibande: I Came Apart at the Seams
Mary Sibande: I Came Apart at the Seams
Exhibitions | From 3rd October 

Somerset House

Somerset House puts the focus on contemporary artist ...More

 
24/7
24/7
Exhibitions | From 31st October 

Somerset House

Every 12 minutes. That is the amount of time, on average, people in the UK ...More

 
Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh
Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh
Exhibitions | From 2nd November 

Saatchi Gallery

More than 150 original artefacts from Tutankhamun's tomb ...More

 
Twirlywoos Live
Theatre | From 3rd August 

Underbelly Festival

A show for young audiences....More

RIBA
Attractions 

The home of the Royal Institute of British Architects in London, 66 Portland Place houses free exhibitions, a library, bookshop, cafe and bar....More

The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter
The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter
Exhibitions | From 25th September 

Science Museum

Created in partnership with BBC Radio 4, The ...More

 
Driverless: Who is in control?
Driverless: Who is in control?
Exhibitions | From 19th June 

Science Museum

With continuous development of new technology, the concept ...More

 
Cars: Accelerating the Modern World
Cars: Accelerating the Modern World
Exhibitions | From 23rd November 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

Putting the first-ever production car and an autonomous ...More

 
London Events 2019
Feature 

Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

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Best Rooftop Restaurants in London
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With the arrival of more skyscrapers comes the ...More

 
Best Rooftop Bars in London
Best Rooftop Bars in London
Article 

Sundown over the city skyline is best enjoyed ...More

 
Easter Bottomless Brunch in London
Easter Bottomless Brunch in London
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With four glorious days off work, the ...More

 
 
 
 
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