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Design MuseumDesign MuseumDesign MuseumIn 2016 the Design Museum moves from is long standing home at Shad Thames to a venue three times the size, the former Commonwealth Institute...2017/12/11 Where:
Design Museum,   224-238 Kensington High Street    Bankside  W8
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Design Museum (3 events)
London > Attractions > Museums
224-238 Kensington High Street, Bankside, London W8
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
 
 
 
British MuseumBritish MuseumBritish MuseumIf you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world...2017/12/11 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street    Bloomsbury  WC1B
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Museum (4 events)
London > Attractions > Museums
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B
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
 
 
 
Natural History MuseumNatural History MuseumNatural History MuseumThe Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens...2017/12/11 Where:
Natural History Museum,   Cromwell Road    South Kensington  SW7
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Natural History Museum (7 events)
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7
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
 
 
 
Sir John Soane's MuseumSir John Soane's MuseumSir John Soane's MuseumAn appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage....2017/12/11 Where:
Sir John Soane's Museum,   13 Lincoln's Inn Fields    Holborn  WC2A
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage.... More
 
 
 
Geffrye MuseumGeffrye MuseumGeffrye MuseumThere aren't many museums that can have William Morris and Ikea under the same roof, but the Geffyre is one of them. The focus of...2017/12/11 Where:
Geffrye Museum,   136 Kingsland Road    Hackney  E2
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Geffrye Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
136 Kingsland Road, Hackney, London E2
There aren't many museums that can have William Morris and Ikea under the same roof, but the Geffyre is one of them. The focus of... More
 
 
 
Leighton House MuseumLeighton House MuseumLeighton House MuseumLeighton House is one of the most opulent museums in London, and its small scale makes it easy enough to explore thoroughly in an afternoon....2017/12/11 Where:
Leighton House Museum,   12 Holland Park Road    Holland Park  W14
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leighton House Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12 Holland Park Road, Holland Park, London W14
Leighton House is one of the most opulent museums in London, and its small scale makes it easy enough to explore thoroughly in an afternoon.... More
 
 
 
Museum of LondonMuseum of LondonMuseum of LondonExperience the real flavour of London life from the prehistoric to present day when you visit the Museum of London, a modern ...2017/12/11 Where:
Museum of London,   150 London Wall    City  EC2Y
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum of London (15 events)
London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y
Experience the real flavour of London life from the prehistoric to present day when you visit the Museum of London, a modern ... More
 
 
 
V & A Museum of ChildhoodV & A Museum of ChildhoodV & A Museum of ChildhoodThe Museum of Childhood houses the UK's largest collection of toys including dolls, dolls' houses, puppets, games, and toys. Collections showcase all aspects of childhood,...2017/12/11 Where:
V & A Museum of Childhood,   Cambridge Heath Road    Tower Hamlets  E2
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
V & A Museum of Childhood (5 events)
London > Attractions > Museums
Cambridge Heath Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2
The Museum of Childhood houses the UK's largest collection of toys including dolls, dolls' houses, puppets, games, and toys. Collections showcase all aspects of childhood,... More
 
 
 
National Trust: Carlyle's HouseNational Trust: Carlyle's HouseNational Trust: Carlyle's HouseA Queen Anne Town House occupied by historian and 'Sage of Chelsea' Thomas Carlyle and his wife Jane from 1834-1881. A man of letters, Thomas...2017/12/11 Where:
National Trust: Carlyle's House,   24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea    Chelsea  SW3
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Trust: Carlyle's House
London > Attractions > Museums
24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3
A Queen Anne Town House occupied by historian and 'Sage of Chelsea' Thomas Carlyle and his wife Jane from 1834-1881. A man of letters, Thomas... More
 
 
 
Charles Dickens MuseumCharles Dickens MuseumCharles Dickens MuseumCharles Dickens brought London to life with his imaginative depictions of city life and his fascination and passion for the foggy Victorian streets have inspired...2017/12/11 Where:
Charles Dickens Museum,   48 Doughty Street    Bloomsbury  WC1N
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Charles Dickens Museum (6 events)
London > Attractions > Museums
48 Doughty Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N
Charles Dickens brought London to life with his imaginative depictions of city life and his fascination and passion for the foggy Victorian streets have inspired... More
 
 
 
Science MuseumScience MuseumScience MuseumThe Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all...2017/12/11 Where:
Science Museum,   Exhibition Road    South Kensington  SW7
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Science Museum (1 event)
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7
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
 
 
 
Freud MuseumFreud MuseumFreud MuseumSigmund Freud's family home in Hampstead has been turned into a fascinating museum which features the psychoanalytic couch on which Freud's patients would recline while being...2017/12/11 Where:
Freud Museum,   20 Maresfield Gardens      NW3
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Freud Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
20 Maresfield Gardens, NW3
Sigmund Freud's family home in Hampstead has been turned into a fascinating museum which features the psychoanalytic couch on which Freud's patients would recline while being... More
 
 
 
Tower Bridge ExhibitionTower Bridge ExhibitionTower Bridge ExhibitionCompeting with the London Eye for the capital's most vertiginous experience, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from...2017/12/11 Where:
Tower Bridge Exhibition,   Tower Bridge    Bankside  SE1
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower Bridge Exhibition
London > Attractions > Museums
Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1
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
 
 
 
Victoria and Albert (V & A) MuseumVictoria and Albert (V & A) MuseumVictoria and Albert (V & A) Museum The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. Today it...2017/12/11 Where:
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum,   Cromwell Road    South Kensington  SW7
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum (12 events)
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. Today it... More
 
 
 
British LibraryBritish LibraryBritish LibraryWith over 150 million items, a copy of every publication produced in the UK and Ireland, artwork by artists such as Antony Gormley and Eduardo...2017/12/11 Where:
British Library,   96 Euston Road    King's Cross  NW1
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Library (2 events)
London > Attractions > Museums
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1
With over 150 million items, a copy of every publication produced in the UK and Ireland, artwork by artists such as Antony Gormley and Eduardo... More
 
 
 
Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb GarretOld Operating Theatre Museum and Herb GarretOld Operating Theatre Museum and Herb GarretHidden 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...2017/12/11 Where:
Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret,   9a St Thomas Street    Bankside  SE1
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
London > Attractions > Museums
9a St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1
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
 
 
 
IWM London (Imperial War Museums)IWM London (Imperial War Museums)IWM London (Imperial War Museums)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...2017/12/11 Where:
IWM London (Imperial War Museums),   Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle    Southwark  SE1
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
IWM London (Imperial War Museums) (1 event)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1
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
 
 
 
Bank of England MuseumBank of England MuseumBank of England MuseumSorry, no free samples here but you can get your hands on a real gold bar. Housed within the Bank of England, the Bank of...2017/12/11 Where:
Bank of England Museum,   Bartholomew Lane    City  EC2R
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bank of England Museum (1 event)
London > Attractions > Museums
Bartholomew Lane, City, London EC2R
Sorry, no free samples here but you can get your hands on a real gold bar. Housed within the Bank of England, the Bank of... More
 
 
 
Fan MuseumFan MuseumFan MuseumThis unique museum houses the world's finest collection of fans including exquisite examples from the 18th and 19th centuries. The Fan Museum is housed in...2017/12/11 Where:
Fan Museum,   12 Crooms Hill      SE10
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fan Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12 Crooms Hill, SE10
This unique museum houses the world's finest collection of fans including exquisite examples from the 18th and 19th centuries. The Fan Museum is housed in... More
 
 
 
The Queen's HouseThe Queen's HouseThe Queen's HouseAs far as royal residences go, the Queen's House is a modest palace - an appealing, but simple, bright white, classical, Palladian villa flanked by...2017/12/11 Where:
The Queen's House,   Park Row      SE10
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Queen's House
London > Attractions > Museums
Park Row, SE10
As far as royal residences go, the Queen's House is a modest palace - an appealing, but simple, bright white, classical, Palladian villa flanked by... More
 
 
 
Handel & Hendrix in LondonHandel & Hendrix in LondonHandel & Hendrix in LondonHandel & Hendrix in London, a beautifully restored Georgian house in Mayfair, is where the baroque composer George Frideric Handel lived from 1723 until his...2017/12/11 Where:
Handel & Hendrix in London,   25 Brook Street    Mayfair  W1K
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Handel & Hendrix in London (1 event)
London > Attractions > Museums
25 Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K
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
 
 
 
The Cartoon MuseumThe Cartoon MuseumThe Cartoon MuseumCombining 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...2017/12/11 Where:
The Cartoon Museum,   35 Little Russell Street    Bloomsbury  WC1A
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cartoon Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
35 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A
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
 
 
 
The Foundling MuseumThe Foundling MuseumThe Foundling MuseumThe Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now...2017/12/11 Where:
The Foundling Museum,   40 Brunswick Square    Bloomsbury  WC1N
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Foundling Museum (7 events)
London > Attractions > Museums
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now... More
 
 
 
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis MuseumWimbledon Lawn Tennis MuseumWimbledon Lawn Tennis MuseumVisit the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum for the history and background to the world's favourite tennis tournament and one of the most celebrated venues in...2017/12/11 Where:
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum,   All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club Church Road, Wimbledon      SW19
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club Church Road, Wimbledon, SW19
Visit the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum for the history and background to the world's favourite tennis tournament and one of the most celebrated venues in... More
 
 
 
London Transport MuseumLondon Transport MuseumLondon Transport MuseumAfter a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back...2017/12/11 Where:
London Transport Museum,   Covent Garden Piazza    Covent Garden  WC2E
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E
After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back... More
 
 
 
Royal Observatory GreenwichRoyal Observatory GreenwichRoyal Observatory GreenwichThis museum of time and space was built by Sir Christopher Wren in 1675. It marks the site of the Greenwich or Prime Meridian -...2017/12/11 Where:
Royal Observatory Greenwich,   National Maritime Museum, Greenwich      SE10
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Observatory Greenwich (2 events)
London > Attractions > Museums
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, SE10
This museum of time and space was built by Sir Christopher Wren in 1675. It marks the site of the Greenwich or Prime Meridian -... More
 
 
 
Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall LibraryClockmaker's Museum, Guildhall LibraryClockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library An exceptional collection of historic clocks, watches, and marine timekeepers. The majority of items in the collection range from c . 1600-c ....2017/12/11 Where:
Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library,   Science Museum, Exhibition Road    Clerkenwell  SW7
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, Clerkenwell, London SW7
An exceptional collection of historic clocks, watches, and marine timekeepers. The majority of items in the collection range from c . 1600-c .... More
 
 
 
Churchill War RoomsChurchill War RoomsChurchill War Rooms Winston Churchill directed the troops during World War II from a small warren of underground rooms, which are now open to the public....2017/12/11 Where:
Churchill War Rooms,   Clive Steps, King Charles Street    Westminster  SW1A
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Churchill War Rooms
London > Attractions > Museums
Clive Steps, King Charles Street, Westminster, London SW1A
Winston Churchill directed the troops during World War II from a small warren of underground rooms, which are now open to the public.... More
 
 
 
London Canal MuseumLondon Canal MuseumLondon Canal MuseumA trip to the Canal Museum reveals there's more to London's man-made waterways than just enjoying a day out in a narrow boat. You'll learn...2017/12/11 Where:
London Canal Museum,   12-13 New Wharf Road    King's Cross  N1
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Canal Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12-13 New Wharf Road, King's Cross, London N1
A trip to the Canal Museum reveals there's more to London's man-made waterways than just enjoying a day out in a narrow boat. You'll learn... More
 
 
 
Museum of Brands, Packaging and AdvertisingMuseum of Brands, Packaging and AdvertisingMuseum of Brands, Packaging and AdvertisingFrom Cornflakes to Ker-plunk, Spacedust to Spacehoppers, take a nostalgic tour through 200 years of British consumerism with Robert Opie's unique creation. Enter the Museum...2017/12/11 Where:
Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising,   111-117 Lancaster Road    Notting Hill  W11
Category: Museums
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising (1 event)
London > Attractions > Museums
111-117 Lancaster Road, Notting Hill, London W11
From Cornflakes to Ker-plunk, Spacedust to Spacehoppers, take a nostalgic tour through 200 years of British consumerism with Robert Opie's unique creation. Enter the Museum... More
 
 
 
 
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