Museums in Westminster and City

 
The Wallace Collection Marylebone
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The Wallace Collection is a national museum in an historic London town house, filled with French 18th century painting, furniture and porcelain with superb Old Master paintings...

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Pollock's Toy Museum Fitzrovia

Pollock's Toy Museum occupies two houses joined together in the heart of Fitzrovia, one 18th century, one 19th; the rooms are small and connected by narrow winding staircases. The...

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National Army Museum Chelsea Embankment
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Action Zone Our interactive Action Zones bring history to life, providing a hands-on learning experience for younger visitors. 'Victorian Soldier' Action Zone Find out whether...

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The Sherlock Holmes Museum Bayswater

Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John H. Watson lived at 221b Baker Street between 1881-1904, according to the stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The house is protected by the...

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Churchill War Rooms St James's Park

Undercover: Life in Churchill's Bunker Find out what it was really like in the Cabinet War Rooms during the war. Hear about the conditions underground, the camaraderie, the secrec...

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The Charles Dickens Museum Gray's Inn Road Holborn

The Museum will open from 12:30pm on every third Saturday of the month. Charles Dickens lived in this house and wrote Oliver Twist and Nicholas Nickleby. Family Visits A visit...

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The Cartoon Museum Holborn

On 23rd February 2006 London's first cartoon museum opened to the public. Situated at 35 Little Russell Street, a stone's throw from The British Museum, The Cartoon Museum exhibit...

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Westminster Abbey Museum Westminster

We warmly welcome children and young people to the Abbey - although we don't recommend a visit for pre-school-age children. A Children's Trail, in English, is available free at...

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Twinings Tea Museum The Strand

We're very pleased with our new "Pick'n Mix", where you can choose your own envelope tea bags for your Compartment Box. We also have a new Loose Tea Bar, which has created a lot...

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Victoria and Albert Museum Knightsbridge
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Find out about Family Art Fun! events - from free activities available every day to special workshops in the school holidays. With hundreds of hands-on exhibits, the V&A is a...

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HORNIMAN Museum and Gardens Further afield

We are the Horniman Museum and Gardens, an inspiring, surprising, family-friendly, free attraction in South London's Forest Hill We've been open since Victorian times, when Frede...

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The Science Museum Knightsbridge

There is something for all ages at the Science museum and a handy search filter on the website that allows you to find the perfect gallery for your age group. There's the Garden...

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The Grant Museum of Zoology Rockefeller Building Marylebone Road

This is a fascinating museum for children and adults alike with around 67,000 specimens, covering the whole Animal Kingdom. Founded in 1828 as a teaching collection, the Museum is...

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The British Museum Holborn

The British Museum has a busy Family Visits programme with exhibitions, workshops, activity trails and holiday activities. Visit the Families Desk in the Great Court to borrow...

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Wellcome Collection Central London

Wellcome Collection is a free visitor destination for the incurably curious. Located at 183 Euston Road, London, it explores the connections between medicine, life and art in the...

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Museum of London Barbican
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The Museum of London is a great place to bring your family and learn about London's history together. Step inside the museum for an unforgettable journey through the capital's...

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London Transport Museum Covent Garden
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In addition to hands-on exhibits, we have two galleries purpose built for our younger visitors. There's All Aboard, where children under 6 can let their imaginations run wild as...

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V & A Museum of Childhood East London
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Exhibits. Interaction. Daily Activities. Arts & Crafts. Story Time... Welcoming over 400,000 visitors through its doors every year, the V&A Museum of Childhood in London's Bethna...

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Hunterian Museum The Royal College of Surgeons of England Holborn

The Hunterian Collection contains approximately 3,500 anatomical specimens and preparations, as well as wax anatomical models. There are exhibitions and family events in the...

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Handel House Museum Mayfair

Handel House Museum at 25 Brook Street, London was home to the great baroque composer George Frideric Handel. Handel House offers an exciting and varied programme of family...

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Bank of England Museum Monument

The Bank of England Museum tells the story of the Bank of England from its foundation in 1694 to its role today as the United Kingdom's central bank. Children will enjoy the...

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The Natural History Museum Knightsbridge
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The Natural History Museum offers a range of fun and engaging activities designed to appeal to all members of the family. With gallery trails, puppet shows, specimen handling and...

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Discover Children’s Story Centre East London

Discover Children's Story Centre, London's only children's museum is a place where children and their families can enjoy playing learning and making up stories together. Discover...

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Benjamin Franklin House Trafalgar Square

Benjamin Franklin House Benjamin Franklin House, open for Franklin's 300th birthday in January 2006, is a dynamic museum and educational facility. It features an exciting Historic...

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Museum of Comedy Covent Garden

The Museum of Comedy is an interactive, immersive museum for all the family, featuring iconic props and artefacts from our rich comedic history and housing one of the most compreh...

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London Canal Museum Kings Cross Central London

At the London Canal Museum you can see inside a narrowboat cabin, learn about the history of London's canals, about the cargoes carried, the people who lived and worked on the...

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