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London Film Museum
London Film MuseumTop Pick
London Film Museum, 45 Wellington Street, London, WC2E 7BN

1.26km

Props, costumes, sets and artefacts from British films, history of moviemakingRead more

Museums Tourist Attractions Sightseeing TV, Music & Media Museums Covent Garden Wellington Street

London Transport Museum
London Transport MuseumTop Pick
London Transport Museum Covent Garden Piazza , London, WC2E 7BB

1.28km

Public transportation including the railway, underground, buses, memorabiliaRead more

Explore London Sightseeing Museums Tourist Attractions Transportation Museums Covent Garden

The National Gallery
National GalleryTop Pick
Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DN

1.59km

National collection of Western European painting from the 13th century to 1900.Read more

Explore London Sightseeing Museums Tourist Attractions Galleries

Mansion House, London
Mansion House
Mansion House, London, Walbrook, London, EC4N 8BH

0.1km

Guided tours of the public rooms of the official residence of the Lord Mayor of the City of London, includes city...Read more

Museums Tourist Attractions Sightseeing Historic Houses Walbrook

Guildhall Art Gallery
Guildhall Art Gallery
Guildhall Art Gallery, Guildhall Yard, London, EC2V 5AE

0.19km

Located in the Guildhall, collection includes art and cultural artefacts about London, Victorian-era works, remains...Read more

Museums Tourist Attractions Sightseeing Local History Museums Art Museums

Chartered Insurance Institute Museum
Chartered Insurance Institute Museum
Chartered Insurance Institute Museum, 21 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AH

0.2km

Museums Tourist Attractions Sightseeing Firefighting Museums Lombard Street

Bank of England Museum
Bank of England Museum
Bank of England Museum, Bartholomew Lane, London, EC2R 8AH

0.2km

History of the Bank and its activities, banknotes and coins, books and documents, pictures, furniture, statues, silverRead more

Museums Tourist Attractions Sightseeing Numismatic Museums Bartholomew Lane

City of London Police Museum
City of London Police Museum
City of London Police Museum, 2 Aldermanbury, London, EC2V 7HH

0.21km

Uniforms, Victorian-era police equipment, communications devices, famous murders, WWII displayRead more

Museums Tourist Attractions Sightseeing Crime Museums

The Bank of England Museum
The Bank of England Museum
Bartholomew Lane, London, EC2R 8AH

0.21km

Includes general information such as opening hours, location, private hire and collections, as well as the history,...Read more

Sightseeing Museums Tourist Attractions Bartholomew Lane

St Paul's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral, St. Paul's Churchyard, London, EC4M 8AD

0.29km

Anglican cathedral with religious art, sculpture, architecture, tombs, decorative artsRead more

Museums Tourist Attractions Sightseeing Religious & Masonic Museums

St Paul's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral
St. Paul's Churchyard, City of London, London, EC4M 8AD

0.31km

St Paul's Cathedral is an iconic part of the London skyline, reaching up to 111m with one of the world's tallest...Read more

Sightseeing Tourist Attractions Explore London

Shakespeares Globe
Shakespeares Globe
21 New Globe Walk, London, SE1 9DT

0.39km

Founded by the pioneering American actor and director Sam Wanamaker, Shakespeare's Globe is a unique international...Read more

Explore London Sightseeing Theatres Tourist Attractions

Museum of London
Museum of London
Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London, EC2Y 5HN

0.4km

City's history, culture, archaeologyRead more

Museums Tourist Attractions Sightseeing Local History Museums Archaeology Museums London Wall

Clink Prison Museum
Clink Prison Museum
Clink Prison Museum, 1 Clink Street, London, SE1 9DG

0.4km

Site and history of the notorious prison in use from the 12th century to 1780Read more

Museums Tourist Attractions Sightseeing Crime Museums

Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition
Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition
Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition, 21 New Globe Walk, London, SE1 9DT

0.4km

Backstage tours and history of the theatre, costumes, music, theatrical effects, recreation of a 17th-century...Read more

Museums Tourist Attractions Sightseeing Theatre Museums

Golden Hinde (1973)
Golden Hinde
Golden Hinde (1973), St Mary Overie Dock, Cathedral Street, London, SE1 9DG

0.41km

Replica museum ship of the Golden Hind, the 16th century galleon used by Sir Francis DrakeRead more

Museums Tourist Attractions Sightseeing Maritime Museums

Museum of London
Museum of London
150 London Wall, London, EC2Y 5HN

0.42km

The story of the city from prehistoric times to the present day. Information on the collections held by the museum...Read more

Explore London Sightseeing Museums Tourist Attractions London Wall

Rose Theatre Exhibition
Rose Theatre Exhibition
Rose Theatre Exhibition, 56 Park Street, London, SE1 9AR

0.42km

Excavations of an Elizabethan theatreRead more

Museums Tourist Attractions Sightseeing Archaeology Museums

British Red Cross
British Red Cross Museum and Archives
British Red Cross, 44 Moorfields, London, EC2Y 9AL

0.46km

History and memorabilia of the British Red Cross, open by appointment onlyRead more

Museums Tourist Attractions Sightseeing Medical Museums

St Bartholomew's Hospital
St Bartholomew's Hospital Museum
St Bartholomew's Hospital, St Bartholomew’s Hospital Museum, North Wing, St Bartholomew’s Hospital,, West Smithfield, London , EC1A 7BE

0.5km

History of the hospital and its work, historic surgical instruments, sculpture, mediaeval archives, works of art...Read more

Museums Tourist Attractions Sightseeing Medical Museums

Borough Market
Borough Market
8 Southwark Street, Old Southwark, London, SE1 1TL

0.51km

Borough Market is rich with history, but it remains as relevant now as it has ever been. As London’s oldest food...Read more

Shopping Markets Explore London Sightseeing Tourist Attractions Eating Restaurants

Bankside Gallery
Bankside Gallery
Bankside Gallery, 48 Hopton Street, London, SE1 9JH

0.51km

Educational charity, home to the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter PrintmakersRead more

Museums Tourist Attractions Sightseeing Galleries

St Bartholomew's Hospital Museum
St Bartholomew's Hospital Museum
19 Giltspur Street, London, EC1A 9DD

0.52km

The Barts Health group of hospitals provides a huge range of clinical services to people in east London and...Read more

Sightseeing Museums Tourist Attractions Giltspur Street

Barbican Centre
Barbican Centre
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS

0.52km

Arts centre and galleryRead more

Museums Tourist Attractions Sightseeing Galleries Silk Street

Old Operating Theatre
Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
Old Operating Theatre, 9a Saint Thomas Street, London, SE1 9RY

0.55km

19th century operating theatre, herb garret and museum of surgeryRead more

Museums Tourist Attractions Sightseeing Medical Museums

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Blue Plaques in London

Harry Bell Measures And Lancaster Gate Brown Plaque - Lancaster Gate platforms  Architect Harry Bell Measures , 1900  These platforms were the last substantial examples of the original Central London Railway design dating from the opening of this section of the line in 1900.   In keeping with this original design, London Underground has used plain white tiles during the modernisation of this station in 2006.  The original tiles can still be seen at high level on both platforms, above the track.
James Joseph Mallon Blue Plaque - Dr Jimmy Mallon 1874-1961 warden of Toynbee Hall, champion of social reform lived here
Frederick Denison Maurice Blue Plaque - Frederick  Denison  Maurice  1805-1872  Christian Philosopher  and Educationalist  lived here  1862-1866
Thomas Cubitt Blue Plaque - Thomas Cubitt 1788-1855 Master Builder lived here
John Lawrence Hammond And Barbara Hammond Blue Plaque - J. L. Hammond and Barbara Hammond social historians lived here 1906-1913
Claude Duval, Flora Tea Gardens And Skittle Alley, And The Swan, London Black Plaque - The Swan is the last relic of Flora Tea Gardens and Skittle Alley and stood on this site for over 300 years. The first documented evidence of a licensed Inn keeper is on a licensed victualler list for 1721. As a coaching Inn it is reputed to have been the final drinking place for victims of the gibbet of Tyburn Gallows which we now know as Marble Arch. Claude Duval the famous highwayman who was very active on the London to Edinburgh Road is alleged to have had his final drink here before being h

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