Attractions in W1

W1 Attractions by category: Art Galleries (127), Historic Buildings (43), Other Attractions (24), Sights (15), Museums (11), Attractions for Kids (3), Parks and Gardens (2), Art and Design (1), Cafes and Delis (1), House and Garden (1), Sightseeing Tours (1), Venue Hire (1)

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Wallace Collection
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Hertford House, Manchester Square, W1, London W1U | in W1
Free art classes and workshops, talks and tours, bring alive to visitors the varied works of art contained in the 25 galleries of the Wallace... More
Royal Academy of Arts
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Burlington House, W1, London W1J | in W1
Lord Burlington's spectacular London palace is home to the Royal Academy of Arts, a set of galleries that houses the country's premier art school and... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Great Russell Street, W1, London WC1B | in W1
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Portrait Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
St Martin's Place, W1, London WC2H | in W1
The National Portrait Gallery houses portraits of significant figures from the late 15th century to the present day. This isn't the place to come for... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Apsley House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
149 Piccadilly, Hyde Park Corner, W1, London W1J | in W1
Originally the London residence of the first Duke of Wellington, Apsley House was designed and built by Robert Adam between 1771 and 1778 and retains... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, W1, London SW1Y | in W1
The Institute of Contemporary Arts boasts three galleries (with exhibitions changing approximately every six weeks), two cinemas, a theatre, restaurant, bookshop, late bar and cafe.... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wellcome Collection
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
183 Euston Road, W1, London NW1 | in W1
A major and fascinating cultural venue, the Wellcome Collection combines three galleries: 'Medicine Man', 'Medicine Now' and 'special exhibitions'. In addition you'll find the famous... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Contemporary Applied Arts
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
89 Southwark Street, W1, London SE1 | in W1
Founded in 1948 to promote and champion British craft, Contemporary Applied Arts operates a modern gallery space at 89 Southwark Street as a showcase of... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Trafalgar Square, W1, London WC2N | in W1
The National Gallery dominates London's Trafalgar Square with its neo-classical columns and portico designed by William Wilkins adjoining the square on its east side where... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Handel & Hendrix in London
London > Attractions > Museums
25 Brook Street, W1, London W1K | in W1
Handel & Hendrix in London, a beautifully restored Georgian house in Mayfair, is where the baroque composer George Frideric Handel lived from 1723 until his... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cartoon Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
35 Little Russell Street, W1, London WC1A | in W1
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
Pollock's Toy Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Scala Street, W1, London W1T | in W1
Crammed inside two townhouses (one 18th, the other 19th century) on a pretty sidestreet you'll find this historic haven for toys of all kinds. Named... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spencer House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
27 St James's Place, W1, London SW1A | in W1
Spencer family's 18th London residence. The ancestral home of Diana, Princess of Wales, the Spencer family hasn’t lived in this, their London residence, since 1926.... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Buckingham Palace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Buckingham Palace Road, W1, London SW1A | in W1
England's most famous royal palace, and the official residence of Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace opens the doors of its State Rooms to the public... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
White Cube Mason's Yard
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
25-26 Mason's Yard, Off Duke Street, W1, London SW1Y | in W1
In 2000, Jay Jopling's pioneering White Cube gallery - the spiritual home of the Young British Artists - upped sticks from its original home in... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Madame Tussauds
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Marylebone Road, W1, London NW1 | in W1
In 1835, Marie Tussaud - former sculptor to the court of Louis XVI - established a sideshow of waxworks of famous contemporary and historical figures... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Photographers' Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
16-18 Ramillies Street, W1, London W1F | in W1
The Photographers' Gallery - Britain's leading centre for contemporary photography - emerged from a 3.6 million pound redesign in May 2012 revealing the work of... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wellington Arch
London > Attractions > Sights
Hyde Park Corner, W1, London W1J | in W1
A landmark triumphal arch set opposite the Duke of Wellington's residence at Apsley House, Wellington Arch was built in 1830 to commemorate the victories won... More
Wigmore Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
36 Wigmore Street, W1, London W1U | in W1
London's best venue for chamber and solo classical music attracts an excellent selection of international musicians. Built by the... More
St James's Church Piccadilly
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
197 Piccadilly, W1, London W1J | in W1
St James's Church was designed by Sir Christopher Wren and opened in 1684. The font, organ case and reredos are by Grinling Gibbons. William Blake... More
Sherlock Holmes Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
221b Baker Street, W1, London NW1 | in W1
The museum is situated at the northern end of Baker Street, at the exact address of Holmes' fictional apartment. The apartment, comprising two rooms, is... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
RIBA Cafe
London > Attractions > Cafes and Delis
66 Portland Place, W1, London W1B | in W1
London’s architecture seamlessly blends the old and new world together, and there could not be a more appropriate place to admire this fluid magnificence than... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Martin-in-the-Fields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Trafalgar Square, W1, London WC2N | in W1
This historic church of St Martin-in-the-Fields overlooking Trafalgar Square was built in 1726 and is the best known work of Scottish architect James Gibbs... More
Royal Mews
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Buckingham Palace Road, W1, London SW1A | in W1
The Royal Mews forms part of Buckingham Palace and houses the carriages and horses used by the Queen and the Royal Family for State and... More
Frith Street Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
17-18 Golden Square, W1, London W1F | in W1
Frith Street Gallery moved from Soho's Frith Street to its current location nearby in Golden Square in 2007 but, somewhat confusingly, the name remained the... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Clarence House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St James's Palace, W1, London SW1 | in W1
The home of the Queen Mother from 1953 to 2002, a tour of Clarence House is an excellent way of experiencing the living history of... More
Riflemaker Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
79 Beak Street, W1, London W1F | in W1
The Riflemaker Gallery gets its name from its location, housed as it is in a former gunmaker's workshop. It's a barely disguised conversion and it's... More
Faraday's Laboratory and Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
The Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street, W1, London W1S | in W1
The laboratory, where many of Michael Faraday's most important discoveries were made, has been restored to the form it was known to have in 1852.... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Architectural Association School Of Architecture
London > Attractions > House and Garden
36 Bedford Square, W1, London WC1B | in W1
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
Getty Images Gallery
London > Attractions
46 Eastcastle Street, W1, London W1W | in W1
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Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 15th October 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from W1

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

 
Dirty Great Love Story
Theatre | Until 18th March 2017 

Arts Theatre 4 minutes walk from W1

Richard Marsh and Katie Bonna's Fringe First Award-winning romantic comedy of good intentions and bad timing makes its West End ...More

Half A Sixpence
Theatre | Until 6th May 2017 

Noel Coward Theatre 4 minutes walk from W1

Half A Sixpence, the musical adaptation of H.G. Wells's semi-autobiographical novel Kipps: The Story of a Simple Soul, is staged ...More

The Sorrows Of Satan
Theatre | Until 25th March 2017 

Tristan Bates Theatre 4 minutes walk from W1

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The Kite Runner
The Kite Runner
Theatre | Until 11th March 2017 

Wyndham's Theatre 5 minutes walk from W1

Adapted by Matthew Spangler from the best-selling novel by Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner charts the heartrending story of friends ...More

 
The Glass Menagerie
The Glass Menagerie
Theatre | Until 29th April 2017 

Duke of York's Theatre 5 minutes walk from W1

Director John Tiffany returns to the West End for the first time since the international critical hit Harry Potter and ...More

 
Soho Burlesque Club
Dance | On 25th February 2017 

The Hippodrome 5 minutes walk from W1

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This House
This House
Theatre | Until 25th February 2017 

Garrick Theatre 5 minutes walk from W1

The country faces an economic crisis and there's a hung parliament. If you are a sick MP you're still expected ...More

 
Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Part II
Theatre | Until 4th February 2018 

Palace Theatre 5 minutes walk from W1

Harry contends with the ghosts of the past while his youngest son Albus struggles with the weight of a family ...More

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Part I
Theatre | Until 4th February 2018 

Palace Theatre 5 minutes walk from W1

John Tiffany directs Jack Thorne's fantasy adventure based on an original story by JK Rowling, Thorne and Tiffany, which is ...More

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Drinking 

Three floors dedicated to cocktails and a specialist liquor store in a 19th century police ...More

 
Duck & Waffle Local
Duck & Waffle Local
Dining 

The team behind the award-winning Duck & Waffle have now opened Duck & Waffle Local, ...More

 
The Cheese Bar
The Cheese Bar
Dining 

Matthew Carver's The Cheese Truck takes up permanent residence in the historic Camden Stables as ...More

 
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The Craft of Film
The Craft of Film
Film Events | Until 28th February 

Barbican Centre

Taking place in the midst of award season, The Craft of Film at the Barbican ...More

 
Cut Festival: The Art of Barbering
Cut Festival: The Art of Barbering
Exhibitions | Until 5th March 

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A ten-day event, the Cut Festival brings together ...More

 
The Future Of Fashion Weekend
The Future Of Fashion Weekend
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 

The House Of St Barnabas

The Future of Fashion Weekend at the House ...More

 
Tim Burton All-Nighter
Tim Burton All-Nighter
Film Events | On 25th February 

Prince Charles Cinema

The Prince Charles Cinema pays homage to Tim Burton this weekend with an all-nighter dedicated ...More

 
Rambla
Rambla
Dining 

Catalan cuisine from Victor Garvey served in a dining room reminiscent of Barcelona's elegant-but-casual beachfront ...More

 
Jules
Jules
Dining 

An approachable, unpretentious menu, based on international tapas-style dishes, is served in the colourful, comfortable ...More

 
Mere
Dining 

MasterChef's Monica Galetti and husband David, chief sommelier at Le Gavroche, fulfil their long-term personal dream with Mere....More

The Italian Bookshop
Shopping 

Whether you're an Italian living in London or interested in learning the language, the Italian Bookshop has something to offer....More

European Bookshop
Shopping 

Well stocked bookshop selling books for European languages and literature, serving Londoners since 1964....More

Number 177 Bar Official Launch
Clubbing and Nightlife | From 5th March 

Number 177 Bar & Kitchen

Party tunes from Andy Blake, Carlo Anderson, Elena Colombi, Hannah Holland, Jef K, Jess Farley, Josh Caffe, Medlar, Nicola Cima, Nostalgia of Mothership, Ross From Friends, Sami Daik, ...More

4MationZone Presents: Extractions
Concerts | On 10th March 

MostArt Centre

Forward thinking electronic music

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The Tickled Bean Comedy Club
Comedy | Until 16th March 

MostArt Centre

Comedy, Musical....More

Gente de Cuba by Isabella Palumbo
Gente de Cuba by Isabella Palumbo
Exhibitions | From 26th March 

MostArt Centre

A collection of street portraits made during Isabella ...More

 
Hair The Musical
Hair The Musical
Theatre | From 3rd December 

The Vaults, Arch 233

Celebrating its 50th year, Hair comes to London this year. The acclaimed musical will be ...More

 
Jamiroquai
Jamiroquai
Concerts | On 31st March 

Roundhouse

Funk and acid jazz outfit, fronted by lead singer Jay Kay, perform works from their ...More

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
Feature 

Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th February
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th February
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Make the most of your precious time ...More

 
New Hotels in London 2019
New Hotels in London 2019
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Robert De Niro's Covent Garden luxury boutique hotel, The Wellington Hotel, opens in 2019, brought ...More

 
London 2017: Theatre (January to June)
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Damian Lewis, Imelda Staunton and Griff Rhys Jones tread the boards in London's West End in 2017. Discover the hottest theatre tickets in town with our top ...More

 
 
 
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