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Arts and culture in London: exhibiting areas and shows



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1 British Museum
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Rank: 1 About 332

The British Museum is situated on the Great Russell Street in London and is open daily from 10 to 5.30. Only certain selected galleries are open for public viewing on Thursdays and Fridays. The museum gives information about the human...

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Address: Great Russell Street + Share


2 Museo Madame Tussauds
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Rank: 7 About 332

One of the most famous museums in the world that contains many wax figures depicting famous people of the past and present. In addition to taking many pictures with the VIP's, fun is guaranteed, thanks to the Planetarium and the Hall of Horrors.

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3 Natural History Museum
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Rank: 12 About 332

Natural History Museum is situated on Cromwell Road in London and is open from 10 to 5.30 daily. This is finest and largest natural history museums in the world with numerous exhibits and interactive displays divided into sections...

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Address: Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK. + Share


4 Tate Modern
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Rank: 18 About 332

Modigliani, Picasso, Van Gogh, Kandinsky and Andy Warhol are just some of the great authors who have made the "Tate Modern" one of the most visited contemporary art galleries in the world. A stage that can't be missed, enriched by exhibitions of the...

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Address: Bankside, Londra SE1 + Share


5 Victoria and Albert Museum
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Rank: 20 About 332

The Victoria & Albert Museum is in South Kensington, London. This museum is known as the largest museum of decorative design and arts in the world, and houses a permanent collection of more than 4.5...

Reviewed by: Punam
Address: V&A South Kensington Cromwell Road London SW7 2RL +44 (0)20 7942 2000 + Share


6 Science Museum
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Rank: 22 About 332

Interesting museum, famous for its historical collections and its exclusive exhibitions. Provides courses that explore the science in all its "variants", such as those of energy, engineering and technology, where visitors become active part of the...

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Address: Exhibition Road, South Kensington + Share


7 National Gallery
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Rank: 29 About 332

The National Gallery, London hosts one of the greatest collections of paintings in the world.

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Address: The National Gallery Trafalgar Square London WC2N 5DN + Share


8 Imperial War Museum
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Rank: 40 About 332

The Imperial War Museum is a testimony of the two World Wars that have characterized the last century. In the museum, also art and current affairs expositions take place. It consists of several sections, with paths, reports and reconstructions that...

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Address: Lambeth Road + Share


9 The Museum of Sherlock Holmes
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Rank: 59 About 332

The Sherlock Holmes Museum is a popular privately run museum situated in London, England.   This museum is dedicated to Sherlock Holmes (a fictional detective created by Sir Arthur...

Reviewed by: Angha
Address: 221b Baker Street + Share


10 Tate Britain
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Rank: 61 About 332

The Tate Britain art gallery is situated on Millbank in London, England, known as the oldest gallery in the network. Opened in 1897, the gallery houses exclusive collection of J.M.W...

Reviewed by: Chiranjiv
Address: Millbank + Share


11 Fashion and Textile Museum
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Rank: 69 About 332

The Fashion and Textile Museum is a museum of fashion in Bermondsey, to the south of London.  Opened by iconic British designer, Zandra Rhodes the museum is an amazing center...

Reviewed by: Punam
Address: 83 Bermondsey Street, London + Share


12 National Maritime Museum
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Rank: 82 About 332

The museum holds the most important collection in the world of British maritime history, with exhibits of naval art, maps, tools, and works on astronomy. With its 100 thousand volumes, the museum also boasts the largest library in naval history and...

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Address: 8 Park Row + Share


13 Geffrye Museum
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Rank: 94 About 332

The museum is based in an old shelter for people who could not afford a home, and show how fashion changed from 1600 to today. You can witness the transformation of English furniture through a series of rooms reconstructed with fabrics and antique...

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Address: geffrye museum, 136 Kingsland Road + Share


14 The Museum of London
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Rank: 105 About 332

Located in the oldest part of the city, the Museum offers nine free galleries through which to explore the history of the city from prehistoric times until today.

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Address: 150 London Wall + Share


15 Bramah Museum
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Rank: 110 About 332

London has to have a museum dedicated to tea, essential English drink. Besides admiring antique teapots, you can sip the tea in the breakfast room, with the typical ceremony of the afternoon tea. Do not miss this event!

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Address: 40 Southwark Street, City of London + Share


16 London Transport Museum
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Rank: 136 About 332

Set within a Victorian building, the museum shows the development path of transport means in London over the years: original artifacts, mechanical parts, posters, print runs and much more.

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Address: 39 Wellington Street + Share


17 Gilbert Collection
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Rank: 151 About 332

The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection is a museum situated in London, England.  This museum is known to be one of the most significant collections of artwork ever gifted to Britain.  The museum has...

Reviewed by: Punam
Address: Somerset House, 150 Strand, Charing Cross, London, United Kingdom + Share


18 Museum of Immigration and Diversity
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Rank: 156 About 332

The Museum of Immigration and Diversity is situated in London, England. The Grade II listed building where the museum is housed in was a house built in 1719, for Peter Abraham Ogier, a Huguenot...

Reviewed by: Angha
Address: 19 Princelet Street, City of London, Greater London, United Kingdom + Share


19 Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
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Rank: 165 About 332

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum is the largest tennis museum in the world situated in London, England.  Inaugurated in 1977 at the Championships centenary event, the place is worth visiting for...

Reviewed by: Akhil
Address: Church Rd, London, United Kingdom + Share


20 Arsenal Football Club Museum
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Rank: 168 About 332

Established in 1993, the Arsenal Football Club Museum is situated in Holloway, London and is run by the Arsenal Football Club, dedicated to the history of the club. Presently, this museum is...

Reviewed by: Punam
Address: 37-55 Ashburton Grove, Islington, Greater London N7 7, United Kingdom + Share

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