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Museums at NightAround 70 London venues typically take part in this after-hours event which opens up our landmark museums for a weekend of special, exclusive viewings and events. If you think the idea of spending the night in a dusty old museum sounds a bit dull then Museums at Night will make you think again and, taking place over Halloween weekend in 2016, it's the perfect opportunity for a spooky after-hours visit. Venues taking part this year include the Tower of London, Bank of England Museum, National Gallery, Houses of Parliament, Somerset House, Charles Dickens Museum and Dulwich Library, where there will a Night of the Museum Halloween party. The Museum of London, meanwhile, will pay homage to London's club culture and nightlife The Night Museum.

 

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Underground Stations

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Charing Cross Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Embankment Underground Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
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Victoria Railway Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
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Q-Park Trafalgar
 
1 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Masterpark
 
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2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 1 minute from Museums at Night
Almost in the shadow of Nelson's Column, and with the Palaces of Whitehall looming behind it, this hotel is at the heart of the Capital. ... More
 
 
 
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8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 1 minute from Museums at Night
A fantastic nineteenth century exterior hides a thoroughly modern hotel, with clean, minimalist design in the rooms. The biggest draw is the location, in the very ... More
 
 
 
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8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 1 minute from Museums at Night
A visually stunning building, The Grand at Trafalgar Square is a quintessential London hotel, located within the restored landmark Northumberland House - formerly the Victoria Hotel. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Museums at Night, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 4 minutes from Museums at Night
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Museums at Night, 218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, W1V | 6 minutes from Museums at Night
Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong - winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy - and Peter Pan Goes Wrong, have ...More
 
 
 
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St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Museums at Night
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Playhouse Theatre
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Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Museums at Night
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Central London, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Museums at Night
Lord Nelson, Britain's greatest military hero, and the mighty lions that surround him, pay testament to the position of Trafalgar Square at the heart of the ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
The Mall, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Museums at Night
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London > Shopping > Specialists
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62-65 Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Museums at Night
Pret a Manger sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome ... More
 
 
 
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Massimo Restaurant & Bar
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
10 Northumberland Avenue, 10 Northumberland avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Museums at Night
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Courtauld Institute of Art
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English [Out There!]
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10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 14 minutes from Museums at Night
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The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
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10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Museums at Night
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
 
 
 
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The Harp
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47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Museums at Night
The Harp, a welcoming bar in Covent Garden, is a traditional pub where the emphasis is firmly on real ale - earning it CAMRA's National Pub ... More
 
 
 
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12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Museums at Night
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112 St Martin's Lane , Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Museums at Night
Private members club housed in a five story town house, with a restaurant, hotel, bar and nightclub. Members are voted in by a committee but it's ... More
 
 
 
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116 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Museums at Night
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1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Museums at Night
A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ... More
 
 
 
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Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Museums at Night
The only surviving section of Whitehall Palace. In its heyday the largest royal palace in Europe, this historic venue is the only surviving section of Whitehall Palace ... More
 
 
 

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