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Leighton House Museum
Leighton House Museum
Leighton House Museum, 12 Holland Park Road, London, W14 8LZ

Victorian house of painter Frederic, Lord Leighton, features paintings, sculpture, Middle Eastern tilesRead more

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Dr Johnson's House
Dr Johnson's House
Dr Johnson's House, 17 Gough Square, London, EC4A 3DE

18th-century townhouse home of 18th-century English writer Samuel JohnsonRead more

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Florence Nightingale Museum
Florence Nightingale Museum
Florence Nightingale Museum, 2 Lambeth Palace Road, London, SE1 7EW

Life and nursing work of Florence NightingaleRead more

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Sherlock Holmes Museum
Sherlock Holmes Museum
Sherlock Holmes Museum, 221b Baker Street, London, NW1 6XE

Dedicated to the fictional detective Sherlock HolmesRead more

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Benjamin Franklin House
Benjamin Franklin House
Benjamin Franklin House, 36 Craven Street, London, WC2N 5NF

18th-century house where Benjamin Franklin lived for 16 years, exhibits on his life, science activitiesRead more

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Avenue House
Stephens Collection
Avenue House, 17 East End Road, London, N3 3QE

Life of Dr Henry Stephens, inventor of an indelible blue-black ink, and his son Henry Charles Stephens, their ink...Read more

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Dorich House
Dorich House
Dorich House, London, SW15 3SE

Former studio of the Estonian sculptor Dora Gordine, with a collection of her works and of Russian Imperial art. Part...Read more

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Garrick's Temple to Shakespeare
Garrick's Temple to Shakespeare
Garrick's Temple to Shakespeare, Hampton Court Road, London, TW12 2EJ

18th century folly built by actor David Garrick to celebrate the genius of William Shakespeare, includes display on...Read more

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Heath Robinson Museum
Heath Robinson Museum
Heath Robinson Museum, 50 West End Lane, London, HA5 1AE

Life and work of cartoonist Heath RobinsonRead more

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Kelmscott House
Kelmscott House Museum
Kelmscott House, 26 Upper Mall, London, W6 9TA

London home of William Morris, exhibits of his designsRead more

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Blue Plaques in London

Ronald Fisher Blue Plaque - Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher 1890-1962 statistician and geneticist lived here 1896-1904
Philip Noel-Baker Blue Plaque - Philip Noel-Baker 1889-1982 Olympic sportsman, campaigner for peace and disarmament lived here
Hans Sloane And Henry VIII Blue Plaque - King Henry VIII’s Manor House stood here until 1753 when it was demolished after the death of its last occupant, Sir Hans Sloane. Nos. 19 to 26 Cheyne Walk were built on its site in 1759-65. The old manor house garden still lies beyond the end wall of Cheyne Mews and contains some mulberry trees said to have been planted by Queen Elizabeth I.
Scipio Africanus Mussabini Blue Plaque - Scipio Africanus Mussabini 1867-1927 athletics Coach lived here
Joyce Grenfell Blue Plaque - Joyce Grenfell (1910-1979) entertainer and writer lived here in flat no.8 1957-1979
Black Plaque № 41398 - Alfred Harmsworth Lord Northcliffe 1865 - 1922 Newspaper founder and editor lived here 1870 - 1873

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