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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

William Roy Blue Plaque - Major-General William Roy 1726-1790 founder of the Ordnance Survey lived here
Roger Fry Blue Plaque - Roger Fry 1866 - 1934 Artist and Art Critic lived and died at 48 Bernard Street on this site 1926 - 1934  Morton Hotel
Leonard Huxley, Julian Huxley, And Aldous Huxley Blue Plaque - Leonard Huxley 1860-1933 Julian Huxley 1887-1975 Aldous Huxley 1894-1963 Men of Science and Letters lived here
Philip Webb Brown Plaque - 91-101 Worship Street Built as workshops and dwellings  Designed by Philip Webb, 1862  Friend and colleague of William Morris.  Co-founders of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, 1877.
Grey Plaque № 7538 - Site of St. Margaret's church (13th  century) and the borough compter
Henry Gray Brown Plaque - Henry Gray 1827-1861 anatomist lived here

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