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The Victoria and Albert Museum   

The V&A is the world’s greatest museum of design and the arts: its collections cover two thousand years up to the present, in virtually every medium and from Britain, Europe and Asia.

Wandsworth Museum   

Discover the local history of Wandsworth inside Wandsworth Museum.

William Morris Gallery   

William Morris - Designer, Craftsman, Writer and Socialist - was born at Elm House, Walthamstow, on 24th March 1834. He died, 'having done more work than most ten men', at Hammersmith on 3rd October 1896.

Bank of England Museum   

The Museum is housed within the Bank of England, at the heart of the City of London. It traces the history of the Bank from its foundation by Royal Charter in 1694, to its role today as the nation's central bank.

Britain At War Experience   

The Second World War was the most turbulent and eventful period in the history of the 20th century.But what was it really like? How did it really feel to be a British citizen during the Second World War?

British Museum   

The British Museum has outstanding collections that cover world cultures from pre_index/Prehistory to the present day. Visit our website for information about the galleries, collections, special exhibitions and events.

Bromley Museum   

Situated in attractive formal/informal gardens the museum is housed in an interesting medieval/post-medieval building.

Brooklands Museum   

Brooklands - The Birthplace of British Motorsport and Aviation.

Burgh House & Hampstead Local History Museum   

Burgh House is a handsome Queen Anne house in the heart of Old Hampstead, with original panelled rooms and staircase, and wrought-iron gates.

Chertsey Museum   

Chertsey Museum has over 15,000 objects waiting to be discovered. The assortment sweeps from Runnymede social history to ancient relics to fantastic fashions and artistic expression.

Crofton Roman Villa   

Crofton Roman Villa is the only villa open to the public in Greater London.

Dickens House Museum   

Charles Dickens and his family lived at 48 Doughty Street between April 1837 and December 1839. This coincided with a period of increased prosperity for the young novelist.

Dr Johnson's House   

Built in 1700, this property was a home and workplace for Samuel Johnson from 1748-1759, and it was here that he compiled the first comprehensive English Dictionary.

Firepower! Royal Artillery Museum   

Firepower Artillery Museum - The New Royal Artillery Experience - Woolwich, London

Fitzroy House   

Fitzroy House is an original 1791 building imitating the designs of Robert Adam, famous Georgian period architect. Located in the heart of Fitrovia, it now shows the life and work of L. Ron Hubbard.

Geffrye Museum   

Walk through time at one of London's most friendly and enjoyable museums.

HMS Belfast   

The Imperial War Museum, the multi-branch national museum of war and wartime life from 1914

Horniman Museum & Gardens   

The Horniman Museum, through its collections and related exhibitions and events, seeks to encourage a wider appreciation of the World, its peoples and their cultures.

Imperial War Museum   

The Imperial War Museum, the multi-branch national museum of war and wartime life from 1914.

Jewish Museum   

The Jewish Museum opens a window onto the history and religious life of the Jewish community in Britain and beyond.

Keats House Museum   

Museum dedicated to the collection, preservation, documentation, exhibition and interpretation of the life and works of the poet John Keats.

Kew Bridge Steam Museum   

The museum is housed in a magnificent 19th Century Pumping Station and centres around the station's five world famous Cornish Beam Engines, two of which can be seen, in steam, every weekend.

Leighton House Art Gallery & Museum   

Leighton House Museum is the former studio-house of the great Victorian artist Frederic, Lord Leighton (1830-1896).

Lowewood Museum   

A listed Georgian building dating from the 1750's is the perfect setting for Lowewood Museum's impressive collection.

Madame Tussaud's   

Rub shoulders with the stars at one of these fantastic venues London, Amsterdam, New York, Las Vegas, Rock Circus and The London Planetarium.

Museum and Library of The Order of St. John   

We are the UK's leading First Aid, transport and care charity. Our volunteer's treat over 130,000 casualties a year. We are one of the leading providers of commercial First Aid and care training.

Museum of Fulham Palace   

Only four miles from Hyde Park Corner, Fulham Palace, London's best kept secret, takes you back to a Fulham of fields and market gardens. This historic residence of the Bishop of London is well worth a visit.

Museum of Garden History   

The official site of the Museum of Garden History provides information on the world's first Museum of Garden History. The Museum is concerned with Garden History, historic garden tools, the history of Gardening, Garden Design, and gardeners.

Museum of London   

Official web site of the Museum of London, the largest, most comprehensive city museum in the world. The London Museum tells the fascinating story of London from prehistoric times to the present day.

Musical Museum   

2002 will be our last season in the old St.George's church. The Museum will close on Sunday 27th October for re-location to a nearby new purpose built building. It will re-open in 2004.

National Army Museum   

The National Army Museum is the British Army's own museum. It is the only museum to tell the story of the Army as a whole from Agincourt in the Fifteenth Century to peace-keeping in the Twenty-first Century.

National Maritime Museum   

The largest maritime museum in the world covering every aspect of ships and seafaring, in peace and at war, from pre-history to today. The Museum promotes understanding of the history and future of Britain and the sea.

Natural History Museum   

The UK's national museum of natural history, and a centre of scientific excellence in taxonomy and biodiversity.

Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge   

Built in 1543 for Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge is probably the last remaining royal hunting grandstand in the world.

Royal Mews   

One of the finest working stables in existance, the Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace provides a unique opportunity for visitors to see the work of the Royal Household.

Science Museum   

The Science Museum's web site offers information on the history of science, industry and medicine and how their impact on our lives. Online exhibitions, view the collections, special events and information for visitors.

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