London Museums: LondonNet's Guide to Museums in the Capital



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London's Best Museums and Exhibitions:

Welcome to LondonNet's guide to the best museums in the capital. London has hundreds of museums and exhibitions large and small, we hope our guide brings you a flavour of the variety and quality of the city's finest. Choose from our list, below...

Age Exchange Reminiscence Center
11 Blackheath Village, SE3 9LA

Alex Fleming Laboratory Museum
St Mary's Hospital Praed Street, W2 1NY

All Hallows By The Tower Undercroft Museum
Byward Street, EC3R 5BJ

Anaesthesia Heritage Museum
21 Portland Place, London Borough of Westminster, W1B 1PY

Apsley House The Wellington Museum
149 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London, W1J 7NT

Arsenal Football Club Museum
Arsenal Sports Centre, Avenell Road, N5 1BU

Bank of England Museum
Bartholomew Lane, EC2R 8AH

Banqueting House
Whitehall, SW1A 2ER

Barnet Museum
21 Wood Street, EN5 4BE

Benjamin Franklin House
36 Craven Street, WC2N 5NF

Ben Uri Gallery, The London Jewish Museum of Art
108a Boundary Road, St. Johns Wood, NW8 0RH

Bethlem Royal Hospital Archives and Museum
Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, BR3 3BX

Bexley Museum
Hall Place, Bourne Road, Bexley, DA5 1PQ

Black Cultural Archives
1 Othello Close, Kennington, SE11 4RE

Boston Manor House
Boston Manor Road, Brentford, Middlesex , TW8 9JX

Bramah Museum of Tea and Coffee
40 Southwark Street, SE1 1UN

Britain at War Experience
64-66 Tooley Street, SE1 2TF

British Dental Association Museum
BDA Headquarters 64 Wimpole Street, W1G 8YS

British Library
96 Euston Road, NW1 2DB

British Museum
Great Russell Street, WC1B 3DG

British Optical Association Museum
The College of Optometrists, 42 Craven Street, WC2N 5NG

British Postal Museum and Archive
The Royal Mail Archive, Freeling House, Phoenix Place, WC1X 0DL

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

Bromley Museum
The Priory, Church Hill, BR6 0HH

Brooking Collection of Architectural Detail
University of Greenwich, Oakfield Lane, Dartford, DA1 2SZ

Bruce Castle Museum
Lordship Lane, N17 8NU

Brunei Gallery, School of Oriental and African Studies
SOAS University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, WC1H 0XG

Brunel Engine House
Railway Avenue, SE16 4LF

BT Archives
Third Floor Holborn Telephone Exchange, 268-270 High Holborn, WC1V 7EE

Buckingham Palace
The Official Residences of the Queen, SW1A 1AA

Building Centre Gallery
26 Store Street, WC1E 7BT

Canada House Gallery
Trafalgar Square, SW1Y 5BJ

Carlyle's House Gallery
24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, SW3 5HL

Cartoon Art Trust Cartoon Museum
35 Little Russell Street, WC1A 2HH

Centre for Recent Drawing
2-4 Highbury Station Road , N1 1SB

Charles Dickens Museum
48 Doughty Street, WC1N 2LX

Chartered Insurance Institute Museum
20 Aldermanbury, EC2V 7HY

Chelsea Physic Garden
66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, SW3 4HS

Chiswick House
Chiswick, W4 2RP

Church Farmhouse Museum
Greyhound Hill, Hendon, NW4 4JR

Churchill War Rooms
Clive Steps, King Charles Street, SW1A 2AQ

Clarence House
Clarence House, SW1A 1AA

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

Clockmakers' Museum
Guildhall Library, Aldermanbury, EC2P 2EJ

College of Arms
Queen Victoria Street, EC4V 4BT

Couper Collection
Hester Road, SW11 4AN

Courtauld Gallery
Somerset House, Strand Street, WC2R 0RN

Crofton Roman Villa
Crofton Road, Bromley, BR6 8AF

Crossness Pumping Centre
Belvedere Road, Abbey Road, SE2 9AQ

Crown Jewels
Tower Hill, EC3N 4AB

Croydon Lifetimes Museum
Katharine Street, Croydon, CR9 1ET

Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society Museum
96a Brighton Road, South Croydon, CR2 6AD

Crystal Palace Museum
Anerley Hill, SE19 2BA

Cuming Museum
151 Walworth Road, SE17 1RY

Cutty Sark Museum
King William Wark, Greenwich, SE10 9HT

Dali Universe
Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 7PB

Danson House
Bexleyheath, DA6 8HL

De Morgan Centre
38 West Hill, Wandsworth, SW18 1RZ

Dennis Severs' House
18 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, E1 6BX

Design Museum
28 Shad Thames, SE1 2YD

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

Dorich House
Kingston Vale, SW15 3RN

Drapers Company Collections
Throgmorton Avenue, EC2N 2DQ

Dulwich Picture Gallery
Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 7AD

Eastside Community Heritage
The Old Town Hall, 29 The Broadway, Stratford, E15 4BQ

Eltham Palace
Eltham Palace, Greenwich, SE9 5QE

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
39a Canonbury Square, N1 2AN

Fan Museum
12 Crooms Hill, SE10 8ER

Fashion and Textile Museum
83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 3XF

Fenton House
Windmill Hill, NW3 6RT

Firepower: The Royal Artillery Museum
Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, SE18 6ST

Florence Nightingale Museum
St Thomas' Hospital, 2 Lambeth Palace Road, SE1 7EW

Forty Hall Museum
Forty Hill, Enfield, EN2 9HA

Foundling Museum
40 Brunswick Square, WC1N 1AZ

Freud Museum
20 Maresfield Gardens, NW3 5SX

Fulham Palace
Bishop's Avenue, SW6 6EA

Galton Collection
2-10 Stephenson Way, NW1 2HE

Garrick's Temple
Orleans House Gallery, Riverside, Twickenham, TW1 3DJ

Geffrye Museum
136 Kingsland Road, Shoreditch, E2 8EA

Gilbert Collection
Somerset House, Strand, WC2R 1LA

Golden Hinde Living History Museum
St Mary Overie Dock, Cathedral Street, London, SE1 9DE

Grant Museum of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy
Department of Biology, Darwin Building, University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Great Ormond Street Hospital Museum and Archive
First Floor, 55 Great Ormond Street, WC1N 3JH

Greenwich Heritage Centre
Artillery Square, Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, London, SE18 4DX

Greenwich Visitor Centre
2, Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, London, SE10 9LW

Guard's Museum
Wellington Barracks, Birdcage Walk, London, SW1E 6HQ

Guildhall Art Gallery
Guildhall Art Gallery, Guildhall Yard, London, EC2P 2EJ

Guildhall Library
Guildhall Library, Aldermanbury, London, EC2P 2EJ

Gunnersbury Park Museum
Gunnersbury Park, Pope's Lane, Acton, London, W3 8LQ

Hackney Museum
Technology and Learning Centre, 1 Reading Lane, Hackney, E8 1GQ

Ham House
Ham Street, Ham, Richmond-upon-Thames, TW10 7RS

Hampstead Museum
Burgh House,New End Square,Hampstead, NW3 1LT

Hampton Court
East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 9AU

Handel House Museum
25 Brook Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 4HB

Harrow Museum
Headstone Manor, Pinner View, Harrow, HA2 6PX

Hermitage Rooms
Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 1LA

HMS Belfast
Morgan's Lane, Tooley Street, SE1 2JH

Hogarth's House
Hogarth Lane, Great West Road, London, W4 2QN

Honeywood Heritage Centre
Honeywood Walk, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 3NX

Horniman Museum
100 London Road, Forest Hill, SE23 3PQ

House Mill Museum
Three Mill Lane, Bromley-by-Bow, E3 3DU

Household Cavalry Museum
Horse Guards, Whitehall, SW1A 2AX

Hunterian Museum
The Royal College of Surgeons of England, 35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A 3PE

Imperial War Museum
Lambeth Road, London, SE1 6HZ

Inns of Court and City Yeomanry Museum
10 Stone Buildings, Lincoln's Inn, London Borough of Camden, WC2A 3TG

Institute of Archaeology Collection
Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PY

Island History Trust
Dockland Settlement, 197 East Ferry Road, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, E14 3BA

Islington Museum
245 St John Street Islington London, EC1V 4NB

Jewel Tower
Abingdon Street, Westminster, SW1 3JY

Jewish Military Museum and Memorial Room
Shield House, Harmony Way (off Victoria Road), Hendon, London , NW4 2BX

Jewish Museum (Camden)
Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, NW1 7NB

Jewish Museum (Finchley)
The Sternberg Centre, 80 East End Road, Finchley, N3 2SY

Keat's House
Keats Grove, Hampstead, NW3 2RR

Kennel Club Art Gallery
1-5 Clarges Street, W1J 8AB

Kensington Palace
Kensington Gardens, W8 4PX

Kenwood House
Hampstead Lane, London, NW3 7JR

Kew Bridge Steam Museum
Green Dragon Lane, Brentford, London Borough of Hounslow, TW8 0EN

Kew Gardens. Royal Botanic Gardens
Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB

Kew Transport Museum
110 North Road, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3QA

Kingston Museum
Wheatfield Way, Kingston upon Thames,Surrey , KT1 2PS

Kirkaldy Testing Museum
99 Southwark Street, London, SE1 0JF

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

Library and Museum of Freemasonry
Freemasons' Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5AZ

Linnean Society Collections
Burlington House, Piccadilly, London , W1J 0BF

Linley Sambourne House
18 Stafford Terrace, London , W8

Little Holland House
40 Beeches Avenue, Carshalton, Surrey,, SM5 3LW

Livesey Museum for Children
682 Old Kent Road, London , SE15 1JF

London Canal Museum
12-13 New Wharf Road, London, N1 9RT

London Dungeon
28/34 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2SZ

London Fire Brigade Museum
Winchester House, 94a Southwark Bridge Road, London , SE1 0EG

London Motorcycle Museum
Ravenor Farm, Oldfield Lane South, Greenford, Middlesex, UB6 9LD

London Motor Museum
3 Nestles Avenue, Hayes, Middlesex, UB3 4SB

London Sewing Machine Museum
308 Balham High Road, London , SW17 7AA

London Toy and Model Museum
21-23 Craven Hill London, W2 3EN

London Transport Museum
39 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London , WC2E 7BB

London Zoo
Outer Circle, Regent's Park, London , NW1 4RY

Madame Tussaud's London
Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5LR

Magic Circle Museum At the Centre For the Magic Arts
12 Stephenson Way, London, NW1 2HD

Marble Hill House
Marble Hill House, Richmond Road, Twickenham, TW1 2NL

Markfield Beam Engine and Museum
Markfield Road, Tottenham, London , N15 4RB

Marx Memorial Library
7a Clerkenwell Green, London , EC1R 0DU

MCC Cricket Museum, Lord's Cricket Ground
St John's Wood Road, entrance through the Grace Gate, London, NW8 8QN

Merton Heritage Centre
Merton Heritage Centre, The Canons, Madeira Rd. Mitcham , CR4 4HD

Michael Faraday Museum
The Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle Street, London , W1S 4BS

Museum of Brands Packaging and Advertising
2 Colville Mews off Lonsdale Road, Notting Hill, London, W11 2AR

Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture (MoDA)
Middlesex University, Cat Hill, Barnet, Herts, EN4 8HT

Museum of Garden History
Lambeth Palace Road, London , SE1 7LB

Museum of Immigration and Diversity
19 Princelet Street, London, E1 6QH

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

Museum of London Docklands
No. 1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, London, E14 4AL

Museum of Performance
Cromwell Road, London , SW7 2RL

Museum of Richmond
Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, TW9 1TP

Museum of Veterinary History
Royal College Street, London, NW1 0TU

Musical Museum
368 High Street, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 0BD

National Archives
Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 4DU

National Army Museum
oyal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 4HT

National Gallery, London
Trafalgar Square, London , WC2N 5DN

National Maritime Museum
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London , SE10 9NF

National Museum of Childhood
Cambridge Heath Road, London, E2 9PA

National Portrait Gallery
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, London, WC2H 0HE

Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD

Newham Museum at Manor Park Library
Romford Road, London, E12 5JY

Newsroom - Guardian and Observer Archive and Visitor Centre
60 Farringdon Road, London, EC1R 3GA

North Woolwich Old Station Museum
Pier Road, North Woolwich, E16 2JJ

Old Operating Theatre
9a St. Thomas's St. London, SE1 9RY

Old Speech Room Gallery & Museum, Harrow School
Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex, HA1 3HP

Order of St. John Museum and Library
St. John's Gate, St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London , EC1M 4DA

Orleans House Gallery
Riverside, Twickenham, TW1 3DJ

Osterley Park
Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 4RB

Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art
53 Gordon Square, London , WC1H 0PD

Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
University College London, Malet Place, London, WC1E 6BT

Pitzhanger Manor-House
Walpole Park, Mattock Lane, Ealing, London, W5 5EQ

Sikorski Museum
20 Princes Gate, London , SW7 1PT

Prince Henry's Room
Prince Henry's Room is at 17 Fleet Street, London , EC4Y 1AA

Pumphouse Educational Museum
Lavender Road, Rotherhithe, Greater London , SE16 5DZ

Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge
Rangers Road (B1081), Chingford, London , E4 7QH

Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
The Official Residences of the Queen, SW1A 1AA

Queen's House
Greenwich, London , SE10 9NF

Ragged School Museum
The Ragged School Museum, 46-50 Copperfield Road, London, E3 4RR

Ranger's House (The Wernher Collection)
Chesterfield Walk, Blackheath, London, Borough of Greenwich, SE10 8QX

Red House
Red House Lane, Bexleyheath , DA6 8JF

Redbridge Museum
Central Library, Clements Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 1EA

Riesco Gallery
Katharine Street, Croydon, , CR9 1ET

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

Royal Academy of Arts
Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BD

Royal Air Force Museum
Grahame Park Way, London, NW9 5LL

Royal College of Music Museum
Prince Consort Road, SW7 2BS

Royal Fusiliers Museum
Tower of London, London, EC3N 4AB

Royal Hospital Chelsea
Royal Hospital Road, London, SW3 4SR

Royal Institute of British Architects Collection
66 Portland Place, London , W1B 1AD

Royal Greenwich Observatory
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, , SE10 9NF

Royal London Hospital Museum
Whitechapel, London , E1 1BB

Royal Mews
The Official Residences of The Queen London , SW1A 1AA

Royal Military School of Music Museum
Kneller Hall, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW2 7DU

Royal Mint Sovereign Gallery
7 Grosvenor Gardens, London , SW1W 0BD

Royal Pharmaceutical Society Museum
1 Lambeth High Street London, SE1 7JN

Royal Philatelic Collection
41 Devonshire Place, London , W1G 6JY

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

St Paul's Cathedral Crypt Museum
Ludgate Hill, London, EC4M 8AD

Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
William Booth College, Denmark Hill, London , SE5 8BQ

Science Museum
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London , SW7 2DD

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

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

Sir John Soane's Museum
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3BP

Somerset House
Strand, WC2R 1LA

South London Gallery
65 Peckham Road, SE5 8UH

Southside House
3-4 Woodhayes Road, Wimbledon Common, Wimbledon, SW19 4RJ

Spencer House
27 St James Place, SW1A 1NR

Stephens Collection
Avenue House, East End Road, Finchley, N3 3QE

Sutton House
2 & 4 Homerton High Street, Hackney, E9 6JQ

Tate Britain
Millbank, SW1P 4RG

Tate Modern
Bankside, SE1 9TG

Tower Bridge Exhibition
Tower Bridge, London, SE1 2UP

Tower of London
HM Tower of London, London, EC3N 4AB

Twinings Museum
216 The Strand,London, WC2R 1AP

Two Willow Road
2 Willow Road, Hampstead, London, NW3 1TH

Twickenham Museum
25, The Embankment, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 3DU

Twickenahm World Rugby Museum & Stadium Tous
Twickenham Stadium, Rugby Road, Twickenham, TW1 1DZ

Type Museum
100-100A Hackford Road, London, SW9 0QU

UCL Art Collections
Strang Print Room, University College London, Gower Street, WC1E 6BT

Valence House Museum
Becontree Avenue, Dagenham, RM8 3HT

Vestry House Museum
Vestry Road, Walthamstow, E17 9NH

Victoria & Albert Museum
Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL

Wallace Collection
Hertford House, Manchester Square, London, W1U 3BN

Wandle Industrial Museum
Vestry Hall Annexe, London Road, Mitcham, CR4 3UD

Wandsworth Museum
38 West Hill, Wandsworth, London, SW18 1RZ

Wellcome Trust Library
183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE

Wellcome Museum of Anatomy and Pathology
The Royal College of Surgeons of England, 35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3PE

Wellington Arch
Hyde Park Corner, London, W1J 7JZ

Wesley's Chapel and Museum of Methodism
49, City Rd, London, EC1Y 1AU

West Ham United Football Museum
Boleyn Ground, London, E13 9AZ

Westminster Abbey Museums
Chapter House, 20 Dean's Yard, Westminster Abbey, London, SW1P 3PA

Westminster Dragoons Museum
Chapter House, East Cloisters, Westminster Abbey, London, SW1P 3PA

Whitechapel Art Gallery
80-82 Whitechapel High Street, London, E1 7QX

Whitehall, Cheam
1 Malden Road, Cheam, Surrey, SM3 8QD

Whitewebbs Museum of Transport
Whitewebbs Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 9HW

William Morris Gallery
Lloyd Park, Forest Road, London, E17 4PP

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
Museum Building, The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, Church Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 5AE

Wimbledon Society Museum of History
22 Ridgeway, Wimbledon London, SW19 4QN

Wimbledon Windmill Museum
Windmill Rd, Wimbledon Common, London, SW19 5NR

Women's Library
Old Castle Street, London, E1 7NT

Young's Brewery
68 High Street, Wandsworth, London, SW18 4LB






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