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Billy Elliot - 3 reviews

Victoria Street, London, SW1E 5EA

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Based on the smash hit film, Billy Elliot the Musical is an inspirational story of one boy’s dream to realise his ambitions against the odds. Set in the North East of England against the background of the... Read More

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We Will Rock You

268-269 Tottenham Court Road London, W1T 7AQ

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It is not unusual for a famous West End musical to announce a booking extension and with “We Will Rock You” getting closer and closer to its current end-date of April 2011 it has now revealed its... Read More

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LET IT BE

Savoy Theatre Savoy Court London WC2R 0ET

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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the world’s most successful rock’n’roll band, live in London’s West End! LET IT BE is a spectacular theatrical concert jam-packed with forty of The Beatles’ greatest hits! Relive The Beatles’ meteoric rise from... Read More

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The Lion King

21 Wellington Street London WC2E 7RQ

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Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains to the evocative rhythms of Africa, this spectacular production explodes with glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music to tell the timeless story of Simba and his epic journey to... Read More

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Les Misérables

Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6BA

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In October 2010 Cameron Mackintosh's legendary production of Boublil and Schonberg's LES MISÉRABLES celebrated its 25th Anniversary in London and is now the world's longest running musical. This international award-winning musical sweeps its audience through an epic tale of... Read More

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The Phantom of the Opera

57 Haymarket London SW1Y 4QL

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Far beneath the majesty and splendour of the Paris Opera House, hides the Phantom in a shadowy existence. Shamed by his physical appearance and feared by all, the love he holds for his beautiful protégée Christine Daaé... Read More

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Mamma Mia!

Novello Theatre, Aldwych, London, WC2B 4LD.

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Writer Catherine Johnson's sunny, funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings 3 men from her mother's past back to... Read More

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Stomp - 1 review

New Ambassadors Theatre, West Street, London WC2H 9ND

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Celebrating its 10th sensational year in London, STOMP is now FRESHER, FASTER and FUNNIER than ever before, with new routines, new choreography and new music. This multi-award winning show has a universal language of rhythm, theatre, comedy and... Read More

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Jersey Boys - 2 reviews

Old Compton Street, London, W1D 4HS

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Discover how four New Jersey boys from the wrong side of the tracks invented their own unique sound, were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and sold 100 million records worldwide. With spectacular performances... Read More

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Top Hat

49 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4DF

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Packed full of Irving Berlin’s greatest hits, such as Puttin’ On The Ritz, Let’s Face the Music and Dance, Cheek to Cheek and Top Hat, White Tie and Tails, stunning tap, romantic ballroom and a little bit... Read More

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Wicked

Apollo Victoria 17 Wilton Road London, SW1V 1LG

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Wicked tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two girls who first meet as sorcery students at Shiz University: the blonde and very popular Glinda and a misunderstood green girl, Elphaba Following an... Read More

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Matilda

Seven Dials, 32-34 Earlham Street, City of London, WC2H 9HU

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The Royal Shakespeare Company’s world premiere production of Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical has captured the imagination of young and old alike and continues to play to packed houses at London’s Cambridge Theatre. Inspired by the twisted genius... Read More

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One Man, Two Guvnors

Theatre Royal Haymarket 18 Suffolk Street London SW1Y 4HT

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Richard Bean’s award-winning play is a glorious celebration of British comedy – a unique, laugh-out-loud mix of satire, songs, slapstick and glittering one-liners. Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe. But Roscoe is... Read More

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The Bodyguard

Strand, London, WC2R 0NS

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Based on the smash-hit film which starred Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer (Lloyd Owen), is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron (Heather Headley) from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be... Read More

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Poster Art 150 – London Underground’s Greatest Designs

39 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 7BB

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Since its first graphic poster commission in 1908, London Underground has developed a worldwide reputation for commissioning outstanding poster designs, becoming a pioneering patron of poster art - a legacy that continues today. Poster Art 150 will showcase... Read More

The Rest Is Noise

Southbank Centre Belvedere Road London SE1 8XX

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In 2007 Alex Ross wrote the seminal book The Rest Is Noise – listening to the Twentieth Century. Throughout 2013 we bring the book alive, with nearly 100 concerts, performances, films, talks and debates. We take you... Read More

The Book Of Mormon

The Book Of Mormon

Coventry Street, London, W1D 6AS.

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Welcome to The Book of Mormon London. This hit musical has finally transferred to London’s West End after a hit Broadway run along with an LA production and US National Tour. This musical is one of the... Read More

Secrets of the Royal Bedchamber

Hampton Court Palace, Surrey KT8 9AU

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Christopher Wren's 'new' Hampton Court Palace was designed in Baroque fashion, with the state bedchamber as its focal point. However, unlike your personal bedroom, the monarch’s state bedchamber was a very public place and the real seat of... Read More

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Othello

Southbank Centre Southbank House, Black Prince Rd, London SE1 9PX

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Othello, newly married to Desdemona who is half his age, is appointed leader of a military operation to defend Cyprus from the Turks. Iago, his ensign, passed over for promotion in favour of young Cassio, persuades Othello... Read More

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Shakespeare and London Exhibition

40 Northampton Rd London EC1R 0HB

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In 1613 William Shakespeare purchased a property in Blackfriars, a location convenient for both the Globe and Blackfriars theatres. The deed which records the sale is one of only six documents in the world which bears his... Read More

Queens and Consorts Likeness in Life and Death

Queens and Consorts: Likeness in Life and Death

St Martin's Place, London, WC2H 0HE

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Sculptural tomb effigies offer a fascinating comparative to painted portraits. This display focuses on a small selection of portraits of sixteenth-century queens and consorts, pairing copies of the sculpted effigies from the royal tombs in Westminster Abbey with... Read More

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Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s

Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

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Discover the creative explosion of London fashion in the 1980s in a major exhibition at the V&A. Through more than 85 outfits, Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s showcases the bold and exciting new looks... Read More

THE FUTURE IS HERE: A NEW INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

Shad Thames, Bermondsey, London SE1 2YD

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Want to know your additive manufacturing from your 3D printing, and find out how the 'new industrial revolution' will impact your life? Or just want to understand more about how the things around you are made? Then... Read More

The Pride

The Pride

14 Whitehall London SW1A 2DY

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The Pride is Alexi Kaye Campbell’s hilarious and heart-felt landmark play about courage, compassion and the fear of loneliness in life’s journey towards self-discovery. What is the point of this stupid, painful life if not to be honest? If... Read More

The Commitments

The Commitments

Shaftesbury Avenue London W1D 5AY

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Roddy Doyle’s best selling novel, The Commitments has been adapted into a full scale stage musical that will make its world debut at the Palace Theatre in the Autumn of 2013. The Commitments is set in Dublin... Read More

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RICHARD SERRA: DRAWINGS FOR THE COURTAULD

The Strand, WC2R 1LA

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Richard Serra: Drawings for The Courtauld presents twelve of Serra’s most recent drawings, created especially for this installation at The Courtauld Gallery. Rising to prominence on the New York art scene more than forty years ago, Serra is... Read More

THE LYONS

The Lyons

The Menier Chocolate Factory 51 Southwark Street, London, SE1 1RU

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We’re excited to announce the European premiere of the American hit comedy THE LYONS by acclaimed playwright Nicky Silver . Recently seen on Broadway, the show will be directed again by Mark Brokaw whose credits include Cinderella (currently on... Read More

Facing the Modern The Portrait in Vienna 1900

Facing the Modern: The Portrait in Vienna 1900

The National Gallery Trafalgar Square London WC2N 5DN

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The striking paintings of Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele and Oskar Kokoschka star in this major exhibition which examines the central role portraiture played in Viennese painting and the upheaval in the tradition that marked the years around 1900. Exploring... Read More

Masterpieces of Chinese Painting 700 1900

Masterpieces of Chinese Painting 700-1900

Cromwell Road, SW7 2RL

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Presenting one of the world’s greatest artistic traditions, Masterpieces of Chinese Painting 700 - 1900 is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see rare surviving works of art drawn from collections around the world. Explore over 70 of the finest... Read More

Painting Now Five Contemporary Artists

Painting Now: Five Contemporary Artists

Millbank, SW1P 4RG

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Painting Now: Five Contemporary Artists focuses on the recent work of Tomma Abts, Gillian Carnegie, Simon Ling, Lucy McKenzie and Catherine Story, each of whom has developed their own distinctive approach to painting today. Opening at Tate Britain... Read More

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Hantaï, Hartung, Soulages, Tàpies

Timothy Taylor Gallery, 15 Carlos Place, London, W1K 2EX

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This exhibition brings together the work of four artists who were instrumental in the evolution of post-war European abstraction, and looks at the different ways they invigorated their practice against the backdrop of an increasingly confident US cultural... Read More

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Daumier (1808-1879): Visions of Paris

Burlington House, W1J 0BD

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A staunch believer in the Republican cause, a freethinker and chronicler of everyday life in turbulent 19th century Paris, Honoré Daumier lived during a pivotal time in France’s history. 'Visions of Paris' sets out to explore his legacy... Read More

Fortunes

Fortunes Fool - 1 review

The Old Vic The Cut London SE1 8NB

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A pair of newlyweds arrive at their country estate to be welcomed by Kuzovkin (Iain Glen), the penniless gentleman-in-residence. Their wealthy and mischievous neighbour Tropatchov (Richard McCabe) calls by for a seemingly innocent celebratory lunch. Fuelled by champagne the... Read More

Warhols Muse by David McCabe

Warhol’s Muse by David McCabe

The Horse Hospital, Chalk Farm Road NW1 8AH

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Proud Camden is delighted to present Warhol’s Muse by David McCabe; a photographic diary charting the rise of Andy Warhol’s best known Superstar, Edie Sedgwick. Having been invited by Andy Warhol to document life at The Factory between... Read More

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The Cheapside Hoard: London's Lost Jewels

West India Quay, Canary Wharf, E14 4AL

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This extraordinary and priceless treasure of late 16th and early 17th century jewels and gemstones – displayed in its entirety for the first time in over a century – was discovered in 1912, buried in a cellar... Read More

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What The Women Did

Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway, London, SE1 6BD

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The First World War was fought in the mud of the trenches, on the beaches of Gallipoli and in massive battles at sea – but it was also fought at home. a whole new world opened up... Read More

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Hockney, Printmaker

Dulwich Picture Gallery Gallery Road, Dulwich London, SE21 7AD

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Timed to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the artist’s first print this show celebrates David Hockney’s long and fruitful career as a printmaker. Over 100 carefully chosen works give a highly instructive and entertaining overview of the... Read More

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Fashion & Gardens

Lambeth Palace Road, SE1 7LB

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Like gardeners working in their gardens, the modern fashion world follows a seasonal cycle, always looking ahead to the next season, trying to anticipate the changes of light, temperature, mood and scale that await at the turn... Read More

Orchids 2014 a plant hunters paradise

Orchids 2014: a plant hunter's paradise

Kew, Richmond, TW9 3AB

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Leave the winter cold outside in February 2014 and enter the tropical splendour of the Princess of Wales Conservatory for our truly spectacular annual orchid festival. Explore a hidden world of orchids and tropical plants as we take... Read More

Strange Beauty Masters of the German Renaissance

Strange Beauty: Masters of the German Renaissance

The National Gallery Trafalgar Square London WC2N 5DN

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This exhibition takes a fresh look at German Renaissance paintings in the National Gallery Collection, providing insights into the way these works were perceived in their time and in the recent past, and how they are seen... Read More

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I Can't Sing! The X Factor Musical

The London Palladium 8 Argyll Street Soho London W1F 7TF

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Go behind the microphones and under the judges’ desks at the biggest show on earth, as I Can’t Sing! exposes the (allegedly) true story behind The X Factor – a gloriously twisted tale of naked ambition, heartache,... Read More

London Canal Museum

12/13 New Wharf Road, N1 9RT

The London Canal Museum tells the colourful story of London's canals, their people, cargoes, boats and trade, and the horses that pulled the boats and carts on the streets. See our recreated stable and Horse Power exhibition. Discover... Read More

The London Film Museum

1st Floor, Riverside Building, SE1 7PB

The London Film Museum contains a collection of movie and TV memorabilia, including items from Doctor Who, Star Wars and Bond movies. The collection includes costumes, props and film sets. Find out how films are made and... Read More

London Fire Brigade Museum

Winchester House, 94A Southwark Bridge Road, SE1 0EG

Visit the London Fire Brigade Museum and see how firefighting has developed over the last 340 years. The collection includes fire service appliances, equipment, and other memorabilia dating back to the 16thC. Situated in Winchester House, a Grade... Read More

93 Feet East

150 Brick Lane, London, E1 6QL

93 Feet East is a live music venue on Brick Lane in East London. It is a conversion of part of the Old Truman Brewery, and plays host to new and established acts. It has a courtyard... Read More

Royal Academy of Music Museum

Marylebone Road, London NW1 5HT,

The Museum displays material from the Academy’s world-renowned collection of instruments, manuscripts, objects and images. An integral part of Academy life, the museum regularly hosts exhibitions and events including daily live demonstrations on our historic pianos. The building was... Read More

The Hayward Gallery

Southbank Centre Belvedere Road London SE1 8XX

The Hayward Gallery has a long history of presenting work by the world's most adventurous and innovative artists. For free entry to all shows become a Southbank Centre Member.   Opened by Her Majesty The Queen in 1968,... Read More

The National Army Museum

Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, SW3 4HT

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The 100 Club

The 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, W1D 1LL

The 100 Club is a music venue in London situated at 100 Oxford Street, W1, originally called The Feldman Swing Club. The 100 Club attained legendary status in modern British music, having played host to live music... Read More

Paradise Row

74a Newman Street London W1T 3DB

Paradise Row was founded in London in October 2006 by critic Nick Hackworth to exhibit and support the work of a group of closely aligned London based artists including Shezad Dawood, Diann Bauer, Margarita Gluzberg, Douglas White... Read More

The Anaesthesia Museum

21 Portland Place Marylebone London W1B 1PY

The Anaesthesia Museum is a medical museum with a collection containg over 2000 objects relating to the story of anaesthesia. The collections date from 1774 to the present day and provide a detailed insight into the history... Read More

Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum

St Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, W2 1NY

Visit the laboratory in which Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin in 1928 and earnt him a Nobel Prize, reconstructed to its original appearance, with bacteriological equipment and an exhibition telling the story of Fleming, the man, the scientist, and... Read More

Barnet Museum

31 Wood Street Barnet EN5 4BE

Local history museum showing samplers, costume, photographs local artefacts, archives and a World War II home front display. Battle of Barnet material. Local history library. Domestic displays, Victorian rooms. Shop with local history publications, bulletins and postcards for... Read More

Apsley House, The Wellington Museum

149 Piccadilly Hyde Park Corner London W1J 7NT

Apsley House, magnificent home of the first Duke of Wellington is famously known as 'Number 1 London'. Apsley House, one of London's finest mansions, is still the residence of Wellington's descendents. Inside you can view many aspects of... Read More

Arsenal Football Club

75 Drayton Park, Highbury House, N5 1BU

The spectacular Arsenal museum at Emirates Stadium is now open in the Northern Triangle Building. Arsenal supporters can still expect their favourite exhibitions, including Michael Thomas' boots from Anfield '89 and Charlie George's FA Final Cup shirt from... Read More

Asian Music Circuit's Museum

1-2 Bradford Road Acton London W3 7SP

The Asian Music Circuit is the leading promoter of Asian music in the UK, producing high quality tours and educational events of music from all over Asia. It's a lively venue with a busy calendar of recitals,... Read More

Bank of England Museum

Bartholomew Lane London EC2R 8AH

Museum housed within the Bank of England which traces the history of the Bank from its foundation by Royal Charter in 1694 to its role today as the nation's central bank. There are gold bars dating from... Read More

Ben Uri Art Gallery, London Jewish Museum of Art

108a Boundary Road London NW8 0RH

Ben Uri Gallery, The London Jewish Museum of Art was founded in 1915, is Europe's only dedicated Jewish museum of art. Our mission is to inform the widest public in Britain and abroad of the life, work... Read More

Bethlem Royal Hospital Archives and Museum

Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, BR3 3BX

Small museum relating to psychiatry, which contains pictures by artists who have suffered from mental disorder, including Richard Dadd, Louis Wain, and Jonathan Martin. Also some material relating to the history of Bethlem Hospital, (the original 'Bedlam') and... Read More

Magic Circle Museum

12 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD

The museum features magic tricks, props, posters, programs, toys, photographs and artefacts related to magic and illusionists. Items of interest include, Robert Harbin’s original Zig Zag lady illusion, Chung Ling Soo's robes, rifles used for the ‘Bullet Catch’... Read More

Bourne Hall Museum

Spring Street Epsom Surrey KT17 1UF

Bourne Hall is a local history museum in Ewell in an extraordinary 1960s building in a Victorian park. The collection includes toys, costumes, a hansom cab used by a Prime Minster and a changing programme of art... Read More

Brent Museum

Willesden Green Library Centre 95 High Road NW10 2SU

Brent Museum collects and records the history of Brent and the people who live here in the form of objects and oral history Read More

British Airways Archive and Museum

Building 387 (E121) Heathrow Airport Hounslow Middlesex

The British Airways Heritage collection includes records and artefacts from BA’s history, including uniforms, aircraft models and pictures. Read More

British Dental Association Museum

64 Wimpole Street Marylebone London W1G 8YS

The British Dental Association Museum aims to selectively develop, preserve and interpret collections relating to the social history, practice and professional development of dentistry in the UK. It is maintained as a national resource for the dental profession,... Read More

British Library

96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB

The British Library building is home to the UK's national library and to unique exhibition galleries. On display are some of the world's most famous written and printed items including: Magna Carta (1215), Shakespeare's First Folio (1623) and... Read More

British Museum

British Museum Great Russell Street London WC1B 3DG

Founded in 1753 by Act of Parliament, from the collections of Sir Hans Sloane, the British Museum is one of the great museums of the world, showing the works of man from prehistoric to modern times with... Read More

The British Optical Association Museum

The College of Optometrists 42 Craven Street London WC2N 5NG

Founded by J.H. Sutcliffe of the British Optical Association in 1901, the museum houses 12,000 items relating to the history of ophthalmic optics (optometry), the human eye and visual aids, as well as the representation of these... Read More

The British Postal Museum & Archive

Freeling House/Phoenix Pl Bloomsbury London WC1X 0DL

The leading resource for British postal history. Split between two sites. The Royal Mail archive in central London houses stamps, posters, post office records and design artwork, accessed via a public search room including a small exhibition space,... Read More

Bromley Museum

The Priory Church Hill Orpington BR6 0HH

Local museum housed in a medieval/post-medieval building standing in formal and informal gardens. Displays include the archaeology of the London Borough of Bromley and the life and work of Sir John Lubbock, first Lord Avebury, (the person responsible... Read More

Brooklands Museum

Brooklands Road Weybridge Surrey KT13 0QN

Drink in the atmosphere that reveals the secrets of Brooklands, the place where the great British adventure in speed and altitude all began. The Museum displays a wide range of Brooklands-related motoring and aviation exhibits ranging from giant... Read More

Bruce Castle Museum

Lordship Lane London N17 8NU

Bruce Castle Museum in London is a Grade I listed 16th century manor house set in 20 acres of parkland. Since 1906 Bruce Castle has been a museum and now houses the Borough of Haringey's local history... Read More

Brunel Museum and Engine House

Railway Avenue Rotherhithe London SE16 4LF

Isambard Kingdom Brunel's first project, with his father Sir Marc, scheduled ancient monument and international landmark site, now a museum, the Thames tunnel, the first under a river, is the oldest section in the London underground. Watercolours, peepshows,... Read More

Burgh Hous

New End Square London NW3 1LT

Set in the heart of Hampstead village, Burgh House is a Grade I Queen Anne Listed building with a terraced garden and licensed basement buttery. House also contains the Hampstead Museum and is home to many organisations... Read More

Bushey Museum & Art Gallery

Rudolph Road Bushey Hertfordshire WD23 3HW

Bushey Museum is a local history museum with locally made products, a large collection of art by Lucy Kemp-Welch and historic artefacts. Read More

The Cartoon Museum

35 Little Russell Street Holborn London WC1A 2HH

The Cartoon Museum is London's first cartoon museum, dedicated to showing the best British cartoons, comics, caricatures and animation. There are regular exhibitions and events and a reference library. Read More

Centre of the Cell

64 Turner Street Whitechapel London E1 2AB

Centre of the Cell is the first science education centre in the world to be located within biomedical research laboratories. At the core of the experience is a giant orange pod dramatically suspended above the laboratories. Using a... Read More

The Charles Dickens Museum

48 Doughty Street, London, WC1N 2LX

The Charles Dickens Museum is located in the building he lived in from 1837-1839. The collection includes letters, pictures, first editions, furniture, memorabilia and lovingly restored rooms. There are regular temporary exhibitions. Read More

Chartered Insurance Institute Museum

20 Aldermanbury, EC2V 7HY

Chelsea Football Club: Museum and Stadium Tour

Chelsea Football Club, Stamford Bridge, London, SW6 1HS

The Chelsea Museum is a fantastic, Visit Britain accredited attraction that pays tribute to over a century of the Blues. With a host of exhibits, sights and sounds for Chelsea fans, young and old to enjoy. ... Read More

Chertsey Museum

The Cedars, Windsor Street, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 8AT

Chertsey Museum is a local history museum in a Regency townhouse exploring the history of the local Runnymede area. The collection includes photographs, furniture, ceramics, the Magna Carta story and the Olive Matthews Collection of Dress and... Read More

Church Farmhouse Museum

Greyhound Hill London NW4 4JR

Local museum housed in the oldest surviving house in its area. Set in a small garden with period furnished rooms. Regular exhibitions throughout the year on a wide variety of subjects. Arrangements can be made for the... Read More

Churchill War Rooms

Clive Steps King Charles Street London, SW1A 2AQ

Deep beneath the bustle of London lie the original Cabinet War Rooms – today part of the Churchill War Rooms – which sheltered people at the heart of Britain’s wartime Government during the Blitz. Immerse yourself in... Read More

The Cinema Museum

2 Dugard Way The Master's House London SE11 4TH

The Cinema Museum is a charitable organisation founded in 1986. The content of The Cinema Museum ranges from items relating to film production to film exhibition and the experience of cinema going. It represents cinema's rich history from... Read More

Clink Prison Museum

1 Clink Street Bankside London SE1 9DG

Step inside the world's most notorious medieval prison. The Clink Prison Museum is situated on the site of the original Clink Prison. Enjoy hands-on experience of torture devices and explore a day in the life of a... Read More

Bus Museum Address

Redhill Road Cobham Surrey KT11 1EF

Croydon Airport Visitors Centre

Airport House Purley Way Croydon CR0 0XZ

Croydon Airport housed the world's first international terminal, from the earliest days of air transport until it closed in 1959. Over 60 years ago Amy Johnson made her famous solo flight to Darwin, Australia from the airport. The... Read More

Crystal Palace Museum

Anerley Hill London SE19 2BA

Original home of Crystal Palace School of Engineering. Museum houses display cases containing articles connected with the Palace from 1850-1988. The museum tells the story of the Crystal Palace in photographs, by audio and video means and the... Read More

Cuming Museum - 1 review

151 Walworth Road London SE17 1RS

The Cuming Museum is the home of the worldwide collection of the Cuming Family and the museum of Southwark's history. It houses a diverse collection that includes archaeology, ethnography, social history and natural history. A mix of permanent... Read More

Cutty Sark Clipper Ship - 1 review

King William Walk Greenwich London SE10 9HT

Cutty Sark has relaunched, opening a new chapter in the extraordinary life of one of the world’s most famous ships. The last surviving tea clipper and the fastest and greatest of her time, she is a living... Read More

The Czech Memorial Scroll Centre Facilities

Kent House Rutland Gardens Knightsbridge London SW7 1BX

Dartford Borough Museum

Market Street Dartford Kent DA1 1EU

Dartford Borough Museum is a free resource provided by Dartford Borough Council for the benefit of both residents of the Borough and visitors from further afield. Anyone who wants to know more about the Borough of Dartford... Read More

Design Museum

Shad Thames, Bermondsey, London SE1 2YD

Design Museum is a museum by the River Thames near Tower Bridge. The museum covers product, industrial, graphic, fashion and architectural design. It was founded in 1989 and claims to be the first museum of modern design.... Read More

Dorich House Museum

67 Kingston Vale, London, SW15 3RN

Dorich House Museum in Kingston, London was the home of sculptor Dora Gordine and her husband Richard Hare. The collection includes Dora’s sculptures and Richard’s collection of Russian Art. Read More

Egham Museum

The Literary Institute, High Street, Egham, Surrey, TW20 9EW

Elmbridge Museum

Church Street, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 8DE

Elmbridge Museum, located in the heart of Weybridge. The museum has permanent display illustrating the histories and mysteries of the Elmsbridge. The museum covers the history of the entire Elmbridge Borough, which incorporates 17 distinctive towns and... Read More

Eltham Palace

Court Yard, Greenwich, SE9 5QE

A unique Art Deco mansion in a medieval setting. Built for millionaires, Eltham Palace reflects the glamour and allure of 1930s fashionable society. Stunning interiors and furnishings reflect a masterpiece of design, and combine the cutting edge designs... Read More

Embroiderers Guild

Apartment 41-42, Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 9AU

The Embroiderers' Guild museum houses a collection of over 11,000 embroidered objects. The collection is of national significance as a resource of inspiration for artists, and for the study of the material evidence of many cultures. The embroideries... Read More

Enfield Museum Service

Forty Hall, Enfield, EN2 9HA

Museum aims to reflect the history and cultural diversity of Enfield through advancing an understanding of our collective past and shared future, and by providing a forum for local people to participate in the development of the... Read More

English Heritage: The Wernher Collection at Ranger's House

Chesterfield Walk, Blackheath, SE10 8QX

Ranger's House is a pretty 1720s villa, once the home of aristocratic and royal park rangers, located on the edge of Greenwich Park. It now displays the treasures assembled by diamond magnate Sir Julius Wernher (1850-1912), a... Read More

English Heritage: Wellington Arch

Hyde Park Corner, Adsley Way, W1J 7JZ

Come inside this famous landmark. Recently opened to visitors, this splendid triumphal arch at Hyde Park Corner was originally designed as a grand approach to Buckingham Palace. Once inside, take a lift up to the balconies, just below... Read More

Epping Forest District Museum

39 – 41 Sun Street, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1EL

Epping Forest District Museum tells the story of the people who have lived and worked in this part of south Essex from the earliest inhabitants to the present. Based in historic Waltham Abbey, in a building dating... Read More

Eton College & The Museum of Eton Life

Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 6DW

Eton College was founded in 1440 by King Henry VI and is one of the oldest schools in the country. Guided tours are available during term time and school holidays. Read More

Fan Museum

12 Crooms Hill, SE10 8ER

The Fan Museum is home to a collection of more than 3,500 predominantly antique fans from around the world, dating from the 11th century to the present day. Its collection and fans on loan from other collections... Read More

Fashion and Textile Museum

83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 3XF

The Fashion and Textile Museum is a cutting edge centre for contemporary fashion, textiles and jewellery in London. Founded by iconic British designer Zandra Rhodes, the centre houses permanent and changing exhibitions exploring elements of fashion, textile and... Read More

The Royal Artillery Museum

Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, SE18 6ST

From Gibraltar to the Gulf, since 1716 the Royal Artillery has seen action worldwide. Firepower tells the story of the men and women who served the guns and the technology on which their lives depended. Located in... Read More

Florence Nightingale Museum

Gassiot House, 2 Lambeth Palace Road, SE1 7EW

Florence Nightingale became a living legend as the 'Lady with the Lamp'. When she died in 1910, aged 90, she was famous around the world. But who was the real Florence Nightingale? The Florence Nightingale Museum follows her... Read More

Forty Hall Museum and Gardens

Forty Hill, Enfield, EN2 9HA

Museum with 17thC and 18thC furniture and pictures, ceramics, glass, maps, local history displays and temporary loan exhibitions. Forty Hall is a grade one listed building built in 1629 for Sir Nicholas Rainton. Forty Hall is currently closed... Read More

The Foundling Museum

40 Brunswick Square, WC1N 1AZ

The Foundling Museum tells the story of the Foundling Hospital, London’s first home for abandoned babies established by Royal Charter in 1739. The museum includes a contemporary social history gallery telling the story of the foundling children and... Read More

Freemasons Hall, Museum and Library

60 Great Queen Street, Holborn, WC2B 5AZ

The Museum contains an extensive collection of objects with Masonic decoration including pottery and porcelain, glassware, silver, furniture and clocks, jewels and regalia. Items belonging to famous and Royal Freemasons including Winston Churchill and Edward VII are on... Read More

Freud Museum

20 Maresfield Gardens, NW3 5SX

London home of Sigmund Freud and his family who came to England in 1938 as refugees from Nazi-occupied Vienna. Freud was able to bring with him his library papers, collection of antiquities and furniture, including his desk... Read More

Galton Collection

Gower Street, University College London, WC1E 6BT

UCL's Galton Collection comprises the scientific instruments, papers, and personal memorabilia of Sir Francis Galton F.R.S. (1822-1911). The collection has around 500 objects and it is housed in College's Department of Biology. It is a popular resource for... Read More

The Garden Museum

Lambeth Palace Road, SE1 7LB

The Garden Museum explores and celebrates British gardens and gardening through its collection, temporary exhibitions, events and garden. Whether you are an enthusiastic amateur gardener, more of a specialist or someone with a passion for museums, history, even architecture,... Read More

The Geffrye Museum

136 Kingsland Road, E2 8EA

One of London's most friendly and charming museums, the Geffrye presents the history of the English domestic interior from 1600 to the present day. A series of period rooms containing fine collections of furniture, paintings and decorative arts... Read More

The Golden Hinde

St. Mary Overie Dock, Cathedral Street, SE1 9DE

Full-scale reconstruction of Sir Francis Drake's world-famous sailing galleon. The ship is open 7 days a week for self-guided tours. Also available are guided tours, private parties, living history experiences and team-building workshops. The ship is a registered... Read More

The Gordon Museum

Hodgkin House, Guy's Campus, GTK, St. Thomas's Street, SE1 9RT

Greenwich Heritage Centre

Building 41, Artillery Square, SE18 4DX

Local history museum and library with displays of archaeology, natural history and geology. Also temporary exhibitions, schools service, sales point, Saturday club and Saturday lecture series. Read More

Guards Museum

Wellington Barracks, Birdcage Walk, SW1E 6HQ

Collection of uniforms, colours and artefacts spanning over 300 years of history of the Foot Guards. Functions and private views can be arranged. Read More

Gunnersbury Park and Museum

Gunnersbury Park, W3 8LQ

Gunnersbury Park is a Grade II listed public park in Hounslow. The extensive parkland is set with historic buildings such as the 18th century Temple, with its formal Italian garden and round boating lake, the gothic Bath... Read More

Hackney Museum

1 Reading Lane, Hackney, E8 1GQ

Museum have extensive educational programme and events and activities for children and adults. Read More

Hall Place and Gardens

Hall Place, Bourne Road, Bexley, DA5 1PQ

Hall Place is a Grade I listed Tudor country house, with 17th century additions, set in award winning formal gardens. Hall Place was restored in 2009 and is fully open to the public for the first time.... Read More

Handel House Museum

25 Brook Street, W1K 4HB

Handel House Museum was home to George Frideric Handel from 1723 until his death in 1759. It was here that Handel composed 'Messiah', 'Zadok the Priest' and 'Music for the Royal Fireworks'. The Museum is the perfect... Read More

Harrow Museum and Heritage Centre

Headstone Manor, Pinner View, Harrow, HA2 6PX

Discover Harrow's historic past at Harrow Museum! Entry is free, and with a number of temporary exhibitions and special events throughout the year, there is always something new to see or do. We also have permanent displays... Read More

Havering Museum

19 - 21 High Street, Romford, RM1 1JU

Havering Museum is on part of the site of the old Romford Brewery and will provide a home for exhibits of Havering's past. The Museum will try to define what makes Havering Havering, celebrating the achievements of... Read More

Honeywood Heritage Centre

Honeywood Walk, Carshalton, SM5 3NX

Honeywood, a listed building overlooking the picturesque town ponds, houses a heritage centre displaying major themes of the borough's history through objects, words and pictures. A restored 1903 billiard room doubles as an audio-visual introduction to the Carshalton... Read More

Horniman Museum and Gardens

100 London Road, SE23 3PQ

The Horniman Museum in Forest Hill is a free museum with extensive collections of anthropology, natural history and musical instruments. The museum hosts a variety of special exhibitions, concerts, festivals, shows, workshops and activities. The Horniman museum is a... Read More

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The Household Cavalry Museum

Horse Guards, Whitehall, SW1A 2AX

The Household Cavalry Museum, in the heart of Royal London at Horse Guards (official entrance to the Royal Residences) offers a truly enriching experience celebrating the history, heroes and exploits of the British Army’s senior regiment from its... Read More

Hunterian Museum - The Royal College of Surgeons of England

35-43 Lincolns Inn Fields Holborn London WC2A 3PE

Housed in a grand building occupied by the Royal College of Surgeons, the Hunterian Museum displays the collection of pioneering surgeon John Hunter (1728-93). There are plenty of pickled creatures in jars here, alongside facinating deformed skeletons. More... Read More

Imperial War Museum London

Lambeth Road London SE1 6HZ

Discover the story of those who have lived, fought and died in conflict from the First World War to the present day. Learn about the conditions endured by First World War troops in The Trench Experience, explore... Read More

Inns of Court and City Yeomanry Museum

10 Stone Buildings Lincoln's Inn Fields London WC2A 3TD

Exhibition covering almost two centuries of the combined regiments' history, The Inns of Court Regiment (The Devil's Own), and the City of London Yeomanry (The Rough Riders). Find out the story behind the regiments' nicknames and see what... Read More

Islington Museum

245 St John Street, Islington, EC1V 4NB

The New Islington Museum explores the borough’s history through a number of exciting ways. Objects relevant to the borough’s varied and important history focus on 9 main topics, these are: Food and Drink, Fashion, Childhood, Leisure, Healthcare, Radicals,... Read More

Jewish Military Museum and Memorial Room

Shield House, Harmony Way off Victoria Road, NW4 2BZ

The Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen and Women (AJEX) Military Museum illustrates British Jewry's contribution to the armed forces of the Crown from the Crimea to the present day. Items on display include memorabilia, artefacts, medals, letters, documents, pictures... Read More

Jewish Museum London

Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, Camden, NW1 7NB

The Jewish Museum in London explores Jewish culture, heritage and identity. The museum tells the story of Jewish life in Britain, through an array of collections, exhibitions, events and educational programmes. Read More

Keats House

Keats Grove, Hampstead, NW3 2RR

John Keats lived here for two years and the collection includes paintings, prints and relics belonging to him and his contemporaries. Letters and manuscripts held at London Metropolitan Archives. Grade I listed buildng and garden with changing exhibitions... Read More

Kelmscott House (William Morris Society)

26 Upper Mall, Hammersmith, W6 9TA

Visit the Craft workshop and William Morris' Albion Press Coach House and library to see changing exhibitions of Morris embroideries and Pre-Raphaelite drawings as well as original designs. Read More

The Kempton Great Engines

Kempton Park Water Treatment Works, Snakey Lane, Hanworth, TW13 6XH

The two 'Great Engines' were the heart of the water treatment works at Kempton Park in Middlesex, supplying North London with drinking water taken from the Thames. The magnificent building in which they are housed is a... Read More

Kew Bridge Steam Museum

Green Dragon Lane, Brentford, TW8 0EN

Giant beam engines, the earliest built in 1820, operate under steam and are the largest of their kind in the world. Housed in a Victorian waterworks visited by Dickens, these engines pumped London's water for over 100... Read More

Kingston upon Thames Museum and Heritage Service

Wheatfield Way, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2PS

A Grade II Listed museum which tells the story of the Royal Borough of Kingston from earliest times to date in the 'Ancient Origins' and 'Town of Kings' galleries. The new 'Eadweard Muybridge' gallery examines the life... Read More

Kirkaldy Testing Museum

99 Southwark Street, SE1 0JF

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 Price's Street. Read More

Kurdish Museum, Library and Archives

Western Kurdish Association, Palingswick House, 241 King Street, W6 9LP

The first museum devoted to Kurdish heritage and culture in Europe, London’s Kurdish Museum and Library was founded in 2007 and opened to the public in 2008. It displays Kurdish household objects, clothes and crafts and also... Read More

Launchpad at the Science Museum

Exhibition Road, South Kensington, SW7 2DD

Launchpad, the Science Museum's most popular hands-on, brains-on gallery has been relocated and reinvented. Launchpad is packed with over 50 interactive exhibits, plus electrifying shows and lively demos, all from the wonderful world of physics. Launchpad is all about... Read More

The Lea Valley Experience

10 South Access Road, Walthamstow, E17 8AX

The Lea Valley Experience is a Unique museum of pioneering achievements in Road, Rail, Air, River, Sea Transport and Industry in the Lea Valley from the early 1800's that have since been forgotten. Read More

LEGOLAND Windsor

Winkfield Road, Windsor, SL4 4AY

Love Lego? You'll love LEGOLAND! It's the place for rides, shows, models and LEGO building fun. Legoland Windsor is a family theme park dedicated to the imagination and creativity of children of all ages. It has rides, shows... Read More

Leighton House Museum

12 Holland Park Road, W14 8LZ

The former studio-house of the great Victorian artist Frederic, Lord Leighton. Contains extraordinary period interiors including the Arab Hall. Also houses a permanent exhibition of Victorian paintings, drawings and sculpture, including works by Leighton, Burne-Jones, Millais, Stevens, Alma-Tadema and... Read More

Linley Sambourne House

18 Stafford Terrace, W8 7BH

Home of Linley Sambourne, chief political cartoonist of Punch. Unique survival of a town house, complete with furnishing and decoration, which reflect the artistic taste of the period (1880s). Cartoons, pictures and photographs by Sambourne and friends. The... Read More

Little Holland House

40 Beeches Avenue, Carshalton Beeches, Carshalton, SM5 3LW

The home of Frank Dickinson (1874-1961), artist, designer and craftsman. The house is Grade II Listed and the interior features paintings, handmade furniture, copperwork and other craft objects made by Dickinson. Inspired by John Ruskin and William Morris,... Read More

London Motorcycle Museum

Ravenor Farm, 29 Oldfield Lane South, Greenford, UB6 9LB

London's first British Motorcycle museum opened in May 1999, and has become the focal point for anyone with an interest in British motorcycling history. Over 70 exhibits (including the Crosby collection) can be viewed, including many prototypes and... Read More

London Motor Museum

3 Nestles Avenue, Hayes, Middlesex, UB3 4SB

The London Motor Museum houses a unique collection of privately owned American and European classic cars of the automobile era ranging from the 50's, 60's, 70's and 80's. Our unique blend of classic and custom cars are breathtakingly... Read More

London Scottish Regimental Museum

95 Horseferry Road, Westminster, SW1P 2DX

London Sewing Machine Museum

292-312 Balham High Road, SW17 7AA

The museum charts the history of the development of the sewing machine both domestic and industrial from 1850-1950. Three of the feature attractions are the first singer machine, a unique machine originally owned by Queen Victoria's eldest daughter... Read More

London Silver Vaults

Chancery House, 53-64 Chancery Lane, WC2A 1QT

Forty shops containing the largest display of silver under one roof in the world. Also included are high class jewellery and objets d'art shops. The vaults are a commercial enterprise not suitable for parties of children. Read More

London Transport Museum

39 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 7BB

Lively exhibitions explore the powerful link between transport and the growth of modern London, its culture and society since 1800; full of light, colour and movement, the Museum explores how transport has given the City its unique cultural... Read More

London Wetland Centre

Queen Elizabeth's Walk, Barnes, SW13 9WT

WWT London Wetland Centre is Europe's major urban wildlife reserve. Roam the beautiful walkways amongst the lakes and pools of this 105 acre wildlife haven, perfect for spotting birds, amphibians, bats, butterflies and a colony of water voles.... Read More

Lord's Tour

Lord's Cricket Ground, St Johns Wood, NW8 8QN

Guided tour of Lord's Cricket ground including the Long Room, MCC Museum, Real Tennis Court, Mound/Grand Stand, Investec Media Centre and Indoor School. Tours of Lord's Cricket Ground are available throughout the year. When your expert guide leads... Read More

Madame Tussauds

Marylebone Road, NW1 5LR

Filled with 14 exciting, interactive zones and a brand new Marvel Super Heroes 4D movie experience, Madame Tussauds London combines glitz and glamour with incredible history with over 300 wax figures. Walk down the red carpet and strike... Read More

The Markfield Beam Engine and Museum

Markfield Road, Tottenham, N15 4RB

The Markfield Beam Engine and Museum is located in Markfield Park and the site consists of the remains of the Tottenham sewage treatment works and pumping station. The works were operational for over one hundred years until... Read More

Merton Herritage Centre

Madeira Road, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 4HD

The Heritage Centre has offers oral history work shops and reminiscence sessions for local people, lectures and tours. Read More

MOCA London

Peckham Project Space, 113 Bellenden Road, Peckham, SE15 4QY

The Museum of Contemporary Art, London is a project based museum. The Gallery space4 plays host exhibitions that incorporate sculpture, video, painting, photography and installation. Read More

MoDA: The Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture

Middlesex University, Cat Hill, Barnet, EN4 8HT

MODA has rapidly become known as the 'the museum of the history of the home'. Our varied exhibitions give a vivid picture of domestic life in the first half of the 20thC whilst also looking at contemporary... Read More

Museum and Archives, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Great Ormond Street Hospital, 55 Great Ormond Street, WC1N 3HZ

Small collection relating to Peter Pan and his creator J M Barrie. The main collection is principally about the history of the hospital. Read More

The Museum at the Royal Institution

The Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street, W1S 4BS

This grand building just off Piccadilly has been home to 14 Nobel prizewinners, and housed the laboratories of some of the world's greatest scientific minds. The small but entertaining exhibition explores the illustrious history of the RI, and... Read More

Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising

2 Colville Mews, Lonsdale Road,, W11 2AR

New to London's Notting Hill, the Robert Opie Collection has moved from Gloucestershire. Nostalgic and evocative, everyone's memories are here - childhood toys, favourite fashions and teenage magazines. Decade by decade, this fascinating story unravels from Victorian times,... Read More

Museum of Croydon

Katharine Street, Croydon, Croydon Clocktower, CR9 1ET

Discover the real history of Croydon through exhibits from the 1800s to the present day. Experience the stories behind the exhibits through audio and film clips, and interactive displays. Read More

Little Holland House

40 Beeches Avenue, Carshalton Beeches, Carshalton, SM5 3LW

The home of Frank Dickinson (1874-1961), artist, designer and craftsman. The house is Grade II Listed and the interior features paintings, handmade furniture, copperwork and other craft objects made by Dickinson. Inspired by John Ruskin and William Morris,... Read More

London Canal Museum

12/13 New Wharf Road, N1 9RT

The London Canal Museum tells the colourful story of London's canals, their people, cargoes, boats and trade, and the horses that pulled the boats and carts on the streets. See our recreated stable and Horse Power exhibition. Discover... Read More

The London Film Museum

1st Floor, Riverside Building, SE1 7PB

The London Film Museum contains a collection of movie and TV memorabilia, including items from Doctor Who, Star Wars and Bond movies. The collection includes costumes, props and film sets. Find out how films are made and... Read More

London Motorcycle Museum

Ravenor Farm, 29 Oldfield Lane South, Greenford, UB6 9LB

London's first British Motorcycle museum opened in May 1999, and has become the focal point for anyone with an interest in British motorcycling history. Over 70 exhibits (including the Crosby collection) can be viewed, including many prototypes and... Read More

London Motor Museum

3 Nestles Avenue, Hayes, Middlesex, UB3 4SB

The London Motor Museum houses a unique collection of privately owned American and European classic cars of the automobile era ranging from the 50's, 60's, 70's and 80's. Our unique blend of classic and custom cars are breathtakingly... Read More

London Scottish Regimental Museum

95 Horseferry Road, Westminster, SW1P 2DX

London Sewing Machine Museum

292-312 Balham High Road, SW17 7AA

The museum charts the history of the development of the sewing machine both domestic and industrial from 1850-1950. Three of the feature attractions are the first singer machine, a unique machine originally owned by Queen Victoria's eldest daughter... Read More

London Silver Vaults

Chancery House, 53-64 Chancery Lane, WC2A 1QT

Forty shops containing the largest display of silver under one roof in the world. Also included are high class jewellery and objets d'art shops. The vaults are a commercial enterprise not suitable for parties of children. Read More

London Wetland Centre

Queen Elizabeth's Walk, Barnes, SW13 9WT

WWT London Wetland Centre is Europe's major urban wildlife reserve. Roam the beautiful walkways amongst the lakes and pools of this 105 acre wildlife haven, perfect for spotting birds, amphibians, bats, butterflies and a colony of water voles.... Read More

Museum of Fulham Palace

Bishops Avenue, SW6 6EA

Fulham Palace was owned by the Bishops of London for over 1300 years and was their country home from the 11th century. The stately rooms house a museum, a gallery space and a cafe bar overlooking the... Read More

The Museum of Immigration & Diversity

19 Princelet Street, Whitechapel, E1 6QH

The Museum Of Immigration & Diversity on Princelet Street celebrates the diversity of London's East End and the many nationalities that have passed through the area. The historic building is mainly closed due to the fragility of the... Read More

Museum of Instruments

Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, SW7 2BS

Many exhibits including the Donaldson, Tagore, Hipkins, Ridley, Hartley Collections; keyboard, stringed and wind instruments from the 16thC-19thC Read More

Museum of London

150 London Wall, EC2Y 5HN

The Museum of London documents the history of London from the Prehistoric to the present day. The museum is located close to the Barbican Centre, as part of the striking Barbican complex of buildings created in the... Read More

Museum of London Archaeology

Mortimer Wheeler House, 46 Eagle Wharf Road, N1 7ED

By appointment only. Please call in advance. Read More

Museum of London Docklands

West India Quay, Canary Wharf, E14 4AL

From Roman settlement to the development of Canary Wharf, this 200 year old warehouse reveals the long history of the capital as a port through stories of trade, migration and commerce. Discover a wealth of objects in state-of-the-art... Read More

Museum of Richmond

Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1TP

Housed in the old town hall (1893). Displays include models and dioramas as well as an interesting collection of items relating to the historic Richmond area. Hands-on activities and free activity sheets keep children engrossed while adults enjoy... Read More

Museum of the Order of St John

St John's Gate, St John's Lane, EC1M 4DA

This 16thC gatehouse was formerly the southern entrance to the Priory of the Medieval Order of St John and contains furniture, painting, silver, coins and medals relating to the Knights' history. The 12thC Norman Crypt and the... Read More

Museum of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, 1 Lambeth High Street, SE1 7JN

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has had a museum collection since 1842. The 45,000 items collected since then cover all aspects of British pharmacy history. The Museum began as a materia medica collection, rather than collecting historical items. Most... Read More

Musical Museum

399 High Street, Brentford, TW8 0DU

Exciting trip into the history of recorded sound with demonstrations of an amazing collection of automatic musical instruments. These range from small musical boxes to a Wurlitzer theatre organ (demonstrated). Includes street pianos, pianolas, fotoplayer and organs. Read More

Namco Station

County Hall, South Bank, SE1 7PB

Entertainment centre based on 3 levels. Techno-bowling with 12 lanes, ultra-violet lighting, bumper cars with the latest 'drift' system to increase speed and performance, American pool hall - full size tables, over 200 video games from jet skiing... Read More

The National Archives

Ruskin Avenue, Kew, TW9 4DU

Explore the dark vaults of history at the National Archives. Take a behind the scenes tour at the National Archives and learn more about how documents are selected to be opened to the public, handle records yourself,... Read More

National Army Museum

Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, SW3 4HT

Find out how Britain's past has shaped our present and future. Discover the impact the Army has had on the story of Britain, Europe and the world, and see how the actions of a few can affect... Read More

National Maritime Museum

Romney Road, Greenwich, SE10 9NF

he National Maritime Museum (NMM) was formally established by Act of Parliament in 1934 and opened to the public by King George VI on 27 April 1937. It includes the 17th-century Queen's House and, from the 1950s,... Read More

National Theatre - Tours

South Bank, SE1 9PX

Take a behind the scenes tour of the National Theatre in London. The National Theatre has three theatres - Olivier, Lyttelton, Cottesloe, free music in the foyer, bars, restaurants, buffets and exhibitions. Tours include the three auditoria, backstage,... Read More

The Natural History Museum

Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD

Although commonly referred to as the Natural History Museum, it was officially known as British Museum (Natural History) until 1992, despite legal separation from the British Museum in 1963. The museum is home to life and earth science... Read More

North Weald Airfield Museum

AD Astra House/Hurricane Way/North Weald Airfield, North Weald, Epping, Essex, CM16 6AA

The North Weald Airfield Museum tells the story of the history of the airfield and is located in a former RAF station office. Read More

Old Operating Theatre, Museum and Herb Garret

9A St Thomas' Street, SE1 9RY

The Old Operating Theatre in London is the only 19th Century operating theatre in England. Come and explore the history of surgery and herbal medicine in this beautifully restored museum. The operating theatre is located in the top... Read More

Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

University College London, WC1E 6BT

The Petrie Museum is one of the largest and most fascinating collections of Egyptian archaeology anywhere in the world. There are over 80,000 artefacts showing the development of Egyptian culture, technology and daily life from prehistoric to Roman... Read More

Polish Institute and Sikorski Museum

20 Princes Gate, SW7 1PT

Museum of Polish militaria, predominantly relating to Polish Armed Forces during World War II in the west. Some rare exhibits relating to the Napoleonic era. Examples of 18thC Polish armour (Winged Hussars) and regimental colours from 1918-1946. Read More

Pollock's Toy Museum

1 Scala Street, W1T 2HL

Toys of all kinds including dolls, dolls' houses, Victorian nursery, toy theatres, teddy bears, tin toys and folk toys from around the world. An outline guide is issued free to visitors. Read More

Pumphouse Educational Museum, Rotherhithe

Lavender Pond and Nature Park, Lavender Road, SE16 5DZ

Private collection of artefacts from the Thames foreshore in Rotherhithe. Includes Elizabethan cannon-balls, human skulls, jewellery, coins and clay pipes. Full educational service for groups and schools. Also local history walks, hands-on displays and a permanent exhibition, `Blitz...A Front... Read More

The Pump House Steam and Transport Museum

10 South Access Road, Walthamstow, E17 8AX

Ragged School Museum

46-50 Copperfield Road, E3 4RR

Museum about the East End in canalside warehouses which housed Barnardo's largest ragged school for poor children. The museum includes a reconstructed Victorian classroom, along with information on housing, education and work in the East End from the... Read More

Redbridge Museum

Clements Road, Ilford Central Library, Ilford, Essex, IG1 1EA

Redbridge Museum is located on the second floor of Ilford Central Library. It explores the many different places, people and events in over 150,000 years of Redbridge history. Read More

Royal Academy of Arts

Burlington House, W1J 0BD

The Royal Academy of Arts, founded in 1768, is the oldest fine arts institution in Britain. Situated in the heart of London's West End on Piccadilly, it is universally renowned for hosting some of the capital's finest... Read More

The Royal Academy of Music Museum

Marylebone Road, NW1 5HT

The ‘living museum’ at the Royal Academy of Music is open to the public Monday to Saturday free of charge. The galleries display instruments, manuscripts, images and other artefacts. The highlights include Cremonese stringed instruments dated between 1650... Read More

Royal Air Force Museum

Grahame Park Way, Hendon, NW9 5LL

If you’re searching for something different why not take off to the Royal Air Force Museum in Colindale and navigate your way through the history of aviation from the earliest balloon flight to the latest Eurofighter? This... Read More

Kew Gardens

Kew, Richmond, TW9 3AB

Located in 300 acres of beautiful landscape Kew Gardens sits beside the river Thames between Richmond and Kew in south-west London. The Gardens are a World Heritage Site with six magnificent glasshouses, and are home to a remarkable... Read More