Museums/Galleries in London

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Museums/Galleries in London

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Name Category Location
 
Apsley House (Wellington Museum)
Reopened in Spring 2014 after a major...
Museums / Galleries Mayfair and Marylebone
 
Bankside Gallery
Two artistic societies—the Royal Society of...
Museums / Galleries South of the Thames
 
Benjamin Franklin House
This architecturally significant 1730 house is...
Museums / Galleries, Historic Districts / Sites Soho and Covent Garden
 
British Museum
With a facade like a great temple, this...
Museums / Galleries Bloomsbury and Holborn
 
Burgh House and Hampstead Museum
One of Hampstead's oldest buildings, Burgh House...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions, Architectural Sites Regent's Park and Hampstead
 
Charles Dickens Museum
This is one of the few London houses Charles...
Museums / Galleries Bloomsbury and Holborn
 
Churchill War Rooms
It was from this small warren of underground...
Museums / Galleries Westminster, St. James, and Royal London
 
The Courtauld Gallery
One of London's most beloved art collections, the...
Museums / Galleries Soho and Covent Garden
 
Design Museum
This was the first museum in the U.K. to place...
Museums / Galleries South of the Thames
 
Discover Greenwich
Intended as a kind of anchor point for...
Museums / Galleries Greenwich
 
Dr. Johnson's House
Built in 1700, this elegant Georgian residence,...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions The City
 
Dulwich Picture Gallery
Famed for its regal Old Master painting...
Museums / Galleries South of the Thames
 
England & Co.
This small gallery specialises in new and...
Museums / Galleries Mayfair and Marylebone
 
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
West of Hoxton, toward the eastern end of...
Museums / Galleries East London
 
Fan Museum
This quirky little museum is as fascinating and...
Museums / Galleries Greenwich
 
Fashion and Textile Museum
The bright yellow and pink museum (it's hard to...
Museums / Galleries South of the Thames
 
Florence Nightingale Museum
Compact, highly visual, and engaging, this...
Museums / Galleries South of the Thames
 
Freud Museum London
The father of psychoanalysis lived here with his...
Museums / Galleries Regent's Park and Hampstead
 
The Garden Museum
This rather unassuming museum was created in the...
Museums / Galleries, Gardens / Arboretums South of the Thames
 
Geffrye Museum of the Home
In contrast to the West End's grand aristocratic...
Museums / Galleries East London
 
Handel House Museum
The former home of the composer, where he lived...
Museums / Galleries Mayfair and Marylebone
 
Household Cavalry Museum
Hang around Horse Guards for even a short time...
Museums / Galleries Westminster, St. James, and Royal London
 
IWM London
Despite its name, the cultural venue formerly...
Museums / Galleries South of the Thames
 
Jewish Museum
This fascinating museum tells the story of the...
Museums / Galleries Regent's Park and Hampstead
 
Kate MacGarry Gallery
Located on what was once one of the worst slum...
Museums / Galleries East London
 
Keats House
It was while living in this house between 1818...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions Regent's Park and Hampstead
 
Leighton House Museum
Leading Victorian artist Frederic (Lord) Leighton...
Museums / Galleries Kensington, Chelsea, and Knightsbridge
 
London Canal Museum
This quirky little museum, dedicated to the rise...
Museums / Galleries Bloomsbury and Holborn
 
London Dungeon
Saved by a keen sense of its own borderline...
Museums / Galleries, Amusement Parks South of the Thames
 
London Transport Museum
Housed in the old flower market at the southeast...
Museums / Galleries Soho and Covent Garden
 
Lord's Cricket Ground & Museum
The spiritual home of this most English of games...
Museums / Galleries, Sports Regent's Park and Hampstead
 
Madame Tussauds
One of London's busiest tourist attractions,...
Museums / Galleries Mayfair and Marylebone
 
Maureen Paley Gallery
Inspired by the DIY punk aesthetic and the funky...
Museums / Galleries East London
 
Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
This extraordinary little museum, rather like a...
Museums / Galleries Notting Hill and Bayswater
 
Museum of London
If there's one place to absorb the history of...
Museums / Galleries The City
 
National Gallery
Standing proudly on the north side of Trafalgar...
Museums / Galleries Westminster, St. James, and Royal London
 
National Maritime Museum
From the time of Henry VIII until the 1940s...
Museums / Galleries Greenwich
 
National Portrait Gallery
Tucked around the corner from the National...
Museums / Galleries Westminster, St. James, and Royal London
 
Natural History Museum
Natural History Museum. The ornate terracotta...
Museums / Galleries Kensington, Chelsea, and Knightsbridge
 
Old Operating Theatre Museum
This rare example of a 19th-century operating...
Museums / Galleries, Hospitals South of the Thames
 
The Queen's Gallery
Technically speaking, the sovereign doesn't "own"...
Museums / Galleries Westminster, St. James, and Royal London
 
Ripley's Believe It Or Not!
Six floors of the weird, the wacky and the...
Museums / Galleries Mayfair and Marylebone
 
Royal Academy of Arts
Burlington House was built in 1664, with later...
Museums / Galleries Mayfair and Marylebone
 
Royal London Hospital Museum
Located in the crypt of a Victorian church, the...
Museums / Galleries East London
 
Royal Mews
Fairy-tale gold-and-glass coaches and sleek...
Museums / Galleries Westminster, St. James, and Royal London
 
Saatchi Gallery
Charles Saatchi, who made his fortune in...
Museums / Galleries Kensington, Chelsea, and Knightsbridge
 
Science Museum
This, one of the three great South Kensington...
Museums / Galleries Kensington, Chelsea, and Knightsbridge
 
Serpentine Gallery
Overlooking the large stream that winds its way...
Museums / Galleries Kensington, Chelsea, and Knightsbridge
 
Sherlock Holmes Museum
Outside Baker Street station, by the Marylebone...
Museums / Galleries Mayfair and Marylebone
 
Sir John Soane's Museum
Sir John (1753–1837), architect of the Bank of...
Museums / Galleries Bloomsbury and Holborn
 
Somerset House
In recent years this huge complex—the work of...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions Soho and Covent Garden
 
St. Paul's Cathedral
St. Paul's is simply breathtaking, especially...
Museums / Galleries The City
 
Tate Britain
The stately neoclassical institution may not...
Museums / Galleries Westminster, St. James, and Royal London
 
Tate Modern
Tate Modern. This spectacular renovation of a...
Museums / Galleries South of the Thames
 
Tower Bridge
Despite its medieval, fairy-tale appearance,...
Museums / Galleries, Bridges / Tunnels The City
 
Tower of London
Nowhere else does London's history come to...
Museums / Galleries, Castles / Palaces The City
 
V&A Museum of Childhood
A treat for children of all ages, this East...
Museums / Galleries East London
 
Victoria & Albert Museum
Victoria & Albert Museum. Known to all as the V&A,...
Museums / Galleries Kensington, Chelsea, and Knightsbridge
 
Wallace Collection
Undergoing refurbishment of its Great Gallery in...
Museums / Galleries Mayfair and Marylebone
 
White Cube Gallery
When the United Kingdom's highest-profile...
Museums / Galleries South of the Thames
 
Whitechapel Art Gallery
Founded in 1901, this internationally renowned...
Museums / Galleries East London

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