Highgate Literary Scientific Institution

 
 
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Overlooking North London's Pond Sqaure, the Highgate Literary and Scientific Institution is located in the heart of Highgate. Established in 1839, offers progressive ideas through a wide selection of books, film and lectures. Art exhbitions and science discussions are regular held at the centre, whilst there is also a library for borrowing, research and browsing and a well-stocked children's section.


 

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8 12 Queens Avenue Muswell Hill, N10 | 28 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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London International Gallery of Children's Art London
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Jacksons Lane Theatre London
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269a Archway Road, N6 | 9 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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The Lion & Unicorn Theatre 1.61 miles from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution

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Pleasance Theatre 1.87 miles from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution

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