London Museums

This is your guide to London’s best museums, historic houses and exhibitions.

Masterpiece London

This article relates to the cancelled 2020 festival. We will have information on the 2021 festival as soon as it is available. Masterpiece London is a world leading art fair which gives collectors an ...

House of Illustration

The New House Of Illustration

A Granary Square address is not normally something to be sniffed at, but the House Of Illustration is already looking to move onwards and upwards following its six year stay in Kings Cross. Armed with...

Kimono Exhibition

Kimono Exhibition

You may have blinked and missed it during its brief two week gallery opening, but if you are still aching for a chance to see the V&A’s acclaimed ‘Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk’ exhibition, then now’s ...

Virtual Tour of the Painted Hall, Greenwich

Virtual Tour of the Painted Hall

The Painted Hall at Greenwich has one of the most magnificent ceilings in Europe, but viewing the thing can give even the most flexible a serious case of neckache. Thankfully, that’s not the case with...

Dennis Severs House Gift Voucher Scheme

Dennis Severs House Gift Voucher Scheme

Dennis Severs House has launched a range of gift vouchers aimed at giving Londoners something to look forward to once the pandemic is over. The vouchers, which range in price between £10 and £70, offe...

Tutankhamun Exhibition

Tutankhamun Exhibition

If you thought that bling was a modern day invention then you’d do well to pop along to this forthcoming exhibition. That’s because the Saatchi Gallery will be literally covered in the stuff whe...

The Museum of Home

The Geffrye Museum Reopens

Following a three year, 18 million pound renovation, The Geffrye Museum reopens later this year as the Museum Of The Home. No date has yet been announced for the opening, but excitement is already bui...

The Theatre in Shoreditch

The Theatre Shoreditch

It might not be blessed with the most imaginative of names, but Shoreditch’s The Theatre has an illustrious history. For this is the venue where one William Shakespeare, the author of some of the grea...

Royal Observatory, Greenwich

Stand astride the historic line that divides but yet unites the world at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich. The venue is home to the historic Prime Meridian – the line which officially divides ...

Plaque outside Dr Johnson's House

Dr Johnson’s House

Set in a delightful townhouse close to the Strand, Dr Johnson’s House is a little gem, fit to bursting with history and cultural significance. The building tells the story of legendary 18th cent...

Cutty Sark

Cutty Sark

Explore the incredible history of the Cutty Sark, the world’s last surviving tea clipper, at the vessel’s permanent home in Maritime Greenwich. Along the way, you’ll have the opportunity to take the s...

Guide to Tower Bridge

Guide to Tower Bridge

Often confused with the simpler yet less aesthetically pleasing London Bridge, Tower Bridge is one of the great icons of the English capital. Depicted on countless t-shirts, mugs, hats, scarfs and bag...

Tim Walker - Wonderful Things

Tim Walker – Wonderful Things

Tim Walker is one of the enduring figures of UK photography. His images are exceptionally British, distinctly quirky and consistently magical and his contribution to British photography is immense. Wo...

Apsley House

Apsley House

The most westernmost building in old London, Apsley House was once known as Number One London. With a title like that, the house could hardly be anything other than grand. Built by legendary Georgian ...

The Bitish Library

The British Library

With a collection stretching to over 150 million items, the British Library is certainly comprehensive. Moreover, as one of six legal deposit centres in the land, the library is entitled to a copy of ...

he Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

The Definitive Guide to the Royal Opera House

Whether you’re a long time lover of opera, or you’ve never seen a production in your life, you will almost certainly fall under the spell of the Royal Opera House. The building, the home of the Royal ...

Best Small Museums in London

The best small museums in London

Our guide to the best small museums in London was written in May 2019. London’s large scale museums offer the visitor a feast of riches. As is commonly the case with feasts, however, if you don’...

The Old Operating Theatre Museum

The Old Operating Theatre Museum

The Old Operating Theatre Museum & Herb Garret is the oldest surviving surgical theatre in Europe. It is housed in the wonderfully atmospheric attic of an eighteenth-century church in the grounds ...