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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

Francis Turner Palgrave Blue Plaque - Francis Turner Palgrave 1824-1897 compiler of 'The Golden Treasury' lived here 1862-1875
Richard Greene Blue Plaque - Richard Greene Actor and star of 'The Adventures of Robin Hood' lived here 1938
Oskar Kokoschka Blue Plaque - Oskar Kokoschka 1886-1980 painter lived here
Grey Plaque № 11585 - In Memory of Auxiliary Firewomen Joan Fanny Bartlett and Violet Irene Pengelly who died on this site as a result of enemy action on the night of 18th/19th September 1940 when the school then in use as sub fire station 35U (Millwall) received a direct hit from a high explosive bomb. In Memory also of 24 members of the ARP Civil Defence Services who died with them
Joseph Hertz Green Plaque - Dr J. H. Hertz CH  1872-1946  Chief Rabbi of the  British Empire  lived here  1913-1946
Robert Bevan Blue Plaque - Robert Polhill Bevan 1865-1925 Camden Town Group painter lived here 1900-1925

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