Attractions for category: London

  • Fashion and Textile Museum
     

    Fashion and Textile Museum

    The Fashion and Textile Museum is a centre for contemporary fashion, textiles and jewellery in London. The museum was founded by the famous British fashion and textile designer Zandra Rhodes, who is noted for her […]

     
     
  • Freud Museum
     

    Freud Museum

    The Freud Museum was the home of Sigmund Freud and his family when they escaped Nazi annexation of Austria in 1938. It remained the family home until Anna Freud, the youngest daughter, died in 1982. […]

     
     
  • London Fire Brigade Museum
     

    London Fire Brigade Museum

    From antique fire engines and Victorian uniforms to the world’s most advanced fire equipment, London Fire Brigade’s museum tells the story of the capital’s fire-fighters. Built in 1820, Winchester House in Southwark Bridge Road was […]

     
     
  • London Motorcycle Museum
     

    London Motorcycle Museum

    Whether you’re a motorcycle fanatic or just have a passing interest, this is the only London museum devoted to the two-wheeled vehicle. Museum founder Bill Crosby began collecting bikes in the 1960s. He initially displayed […]

     
     
  • The Musical Museum
     

    The Musical Museum

    The Musical Museum contains one of the world’s foremost collections of self-playing musical instruments. It was founded in 1963 by Frank Holland MBE, who believed that self-playing musical instruments should be preserved and played. The […]

     
     
  • Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
     

    Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum

    St Mary’s Hospital is home to the Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum where Fleming discovered the antibiotic penicillin at in 1928. It was a breakthrough that revolutionised medicine and earned him a Nobel Prize. Amongst the […]

     
     
  • Ben Uri Gallery
     

    Ben Uri Gallery

    Ben Uri Gallery, The London Jewish Museum of Art, is Britain’s oldest Jewish cultural organisation and the only museum in Europe to be dedicated to Jewish art. It was established in 1915 in London’s East […]

     
     
  • Chiswick House and Gardens
     

    Chiswick House and Gardens

    Chiswick House is a magnificent villa set in beautiful historic gardens in West London. The villa is arguably the finest remaining example of Neo-Palladian architecture in London. Set in 65 acres, the house was completed […]

     
     
  • Crofton Roman Villa
     

    Crofton Roman Villa

    The Crofton Roman Villa house was occupied from about AD 140 to 400 and was the centre of a farming estate of about 500 acres. The site was discovered in 1926, when workmen were preparing […]