Blythe House

 
 
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23 Blythe Road, Hammersmith, London W14 0QX
 
 
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Blythe House is where the V & A's collection of objects in storage are housed including furniture, ceramics, glass, jewellery, textiles, fashion and fine arts. Previously the headquarters of the Post Office Savings Bank in Olympia the cavernous space is now home to musuem quality archive material, all of which can be viewed, by appointment only, in the Blythe House Reading Room. Anyone can apply for a Reader Ticket, free of charge, and they are valid
for three years however an appointment is essential, early booking and at least one week's notice are advised.

 

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Baron's Court Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
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Olympia Hilton NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Broadwood Terrace NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Hilton London Olympia Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  38% off
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    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £45  32% off
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    London > Education > English Language Courses
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    London > Education > Evening Classes
    23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 19 minutes from Blythe House
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    45A Goldhawk Road, W12 | 13 minutes from Blythe House
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 2 minutes from Blythe House
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    Theatre | Until 1st August 2015 

    Lyric Hammersmith 12 minutes walk from Blythe House

    Sir Alan Parker's world famous musical Bugsy Malone comes to London in 2015. With the creator giving rare permission for ...More

     
    Notting Hill MayFest
    Notting Hill MayFest
    Concerts | Until 31st May 2015 

    St John's Church Notting Hill 20 minutes walk from Blythe House

    The annual Notting Hill MayFest, formerly known as the St John's Festival after the 19th century parish church which acts ...More

     
    Kings Of Convenience
    Concerts | Until 8th May 2015 

    Bush Hall 20 minutes walk from Blythe House

    The folk-pop duo from Norway performs its debut album, Quiet Is The New Loud, in its entirety....More

    Grace Moon & The Jaguar
    Concerts | On 7th May 2015 

    The Troubadour 21 minutes walk from Blythe House

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    Oriana Curls Duo
    Concerts | On 7th May 2015 

    The Eagle 23 minutes walk from Blythe House

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    Fashion Rules
    Exhibitions | Until 4th July 2015 

    Kensington Palace State Apartments 24 minutes walk from Blythe House

    Take a nostalgic look back at recent decades of royal dress through the wardrobes of three members of the British ...More

    General Election
    Theatre | Until 12th May 2015 

    Finborough Theatre 24 minutes walk from Blythe House

    The world premiere of a play specially created in response to the General Election by award-winning playwright Chris Dunkley and ...More

    Junya Ishigami: Lecture
    Exhibitions | On 7th May 2015 

    Royal College of Art 1.54 miles from Blythe House

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    Specimen Preparation Area In Action
    Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2015 

    Natural History Museum 1.57 miles from Blythe House

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    Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea
    Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea
    Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2015 

    Natural History Museum 1.57 miles from Blythe House

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