London Museums

This is your guide to London’s best museums, historic houses and exhibitions.
Wish You Were Here exhibition at The Postal Museum

Wish You Were Here

The Postal Museum’s new exhibition Wish You Were Here tells the story of the British Postcard from its debut in 1870 to the latest digital incarnations of the format. The show, which began on the 20th...

Titanic - The Exhibition

Titanic -The Exhibition

It has wowed audiences across the globe and Titanic -The Exhibition looks set to do the same in London when it arrives in the capital next year. Boasting over two hundred original objects from the shi...

Pollock's Toy Museum Winter Programme

Pollock Toy Museum Winter Programme

Pollocks Toy Museum have today announced details of the museum’s winter activity programme with a magic lantern event, a toy theatre making session, and a live performance of Pinocchio just some of th...

The Museum of Childhood announces name change

The Museum of Childhood announces name change

As work begins on the £13m transformation of the Museum of Childhood, the institution has announced that it will henceforth be known as The Young V&A. The name reflects the museum’s newly defined ...

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 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 ...

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