Sights and Attractions near House of Detention

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Crypt On The Green, St James'
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from House of Detention
The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating... More
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The Werkstatt
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7-9 Woodbridge Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from House of Detention
The Werkstatt - meaning workshop in German - is a workshop for international designers and architects to meet, be inspired, play and create. A showcase... More
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Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes walk from House of Detention
A rich hunting ground for restaurants and bars, Exmouth Market twinkles under the fairy lights that zig-zag overhead across the scenic pedestrianised street. Hip hang... More
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Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, Clerkenwell, London SW7 | 5 minutes walk from House of Detention
An exceptional collection of historic clocks, watches, and marine timekeepers. The majority of items in the collection range from c . 1600-c .... More
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Zaha Hadid Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
101 Goswell Road, EC1V | 5 minutes walk from House of Detention
The Zaha Hadid Gallery showcases the latest in architecture, interiors, furniture, and product design by the late, great architect behind the Olympic... More
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The Postal Museum and Mail Rail
London > Attractions > Museums
Phoenix Place, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 7 minutes walk from House of Detention
Explore the history of the Royal Mail at The Postal Museum where you can go on an underground adventure through narrow tunnels not used since... More
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Magnum Photos
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
63 Gee Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes walk from House of Detention
The London gallery for renowned photo agency, Magnum. Representing the best in photography, The Magnum Photos selection process for new members is legendary for its... More
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St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 9 minutes walk from House of Detention
St Bartholomew the Great is a historic church founded in 1123 and the oldest parish church in the City of London. Features include the pre-Reformation... More
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Host Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Honduras Street, City, London EC1Y | 9 minutes walk from House of Detention
Host was established in 2005 by Jon Levy, director of foto8, and Adrian Evans, director of Panos Pictures. Photojournalism - from classical black and white... More
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Charles Dickens Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
48 Doughty Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 9 minutes walk from House of Detention
Charles Dickens brought London to life with his imaginative depictions of city life and his fascination and passion for the foggy Victorian streets have inspired... More
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Angel Building
London > Attractions > Sights
407 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 10 minutes walk from House of Detention
Launched in late 2010, the Angel Building in Islington transformed from an under-used early 1980s commercial block into an award-winning office space, reinvented by... More
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The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V | 11 minutes walk from House of Detention
Built in the late 19th century, The Islington Metalworks is a building steeped in history. All three floors were initially used to stable the horses... More
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New Street Square
London > Attractions
New Street Square, City, London EC4A | 11 minutes walk from House of Detention
Just off New Fetter Lane, New Street Square is a quiet space in Holborn where you can shop and stop off for a bite to... More
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Lambs Conduit Street
London > Attractions
WC1N | 11 minutes walk from House of Detention
This charming Bloomsbury shopping street, linking Coram's Fields to Theobald's Road, follows an old route to Lamb's Conduit. Some of the ... More
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Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 12 minutes walk from House of Detention
Part of the Barbican Centre for arts and conferences the Curve Gallery, situated on the ground floor, has changing exhibitions of photography, art and... More
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Museum of London
London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 12 minutes walk from House of Detention
Experience the real flavour of London life from the prehistoric to present day when you visit the Museum of London, a modern ... More
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Barbican Art Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Silk Street, City, London EC2 | 12 minutes walk from House of Detention
The Barbican is renowned as one of London's top venues for theatre, art and dance. At the Barbican Art Gallery on level 3 you... More
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Barbican Conservatory
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Gallery Floor (Level 3), Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 12 minutes walk from House of Detention
Home to over 2,000 species of tropical plants and trees, the Barbican's Conservatory is a hidden tropical oasis in the heart of the city. So... More
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Coram's Fields
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
93 Guilford Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 12 minutes walk from House of Detention
Coram's Fields is a special place for children where adults are allowed in only if accompanied by a child. Tucked away in the city centre... More
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Conway Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 12 minutes walk from House of Detention
Conway Hall is a landmark of London's independent intellectual, political and cultural life. Completed in 1929 at a cost of about 45,000, the name was... More
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Victoria Miro
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
16 Wharf Road, Hoxton, London N1 | 12 minutes walk from House of Detention
The Victoria Miro originally opened in Cork Street in London, W1, in 1985. The gallery moved to its present location in 16 Wharf Road, Islington,... More
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Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6-24 Britannia Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 13 minutes walk from House of Detention
The Gagosian is a cavernous space for exhibitions of the highest calibre. It is a major asset for the regeneration of the King's Cross area.... More
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The Foundling Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 13 minutes walk from House of Detention
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now... More
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Fleet Street
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Holborn, London EC4A | 14 minutes walk from House of Detention
Once the thriving hub of Britain's newspaper publishing industry, Fleet Street now plays host to some very historic pubs, beautiful old churches and large financial... More
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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 14 minutes walk from House of Detention
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage.... More
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The College
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12-42 Southampton Row, Holborn, London WC1B | 14 minutes walk from House of Detention
Formerly home to Central Saint Martins and the Cochrane Theatre before the famous fashion college moved to a new home in King's Cross in 2011,... More
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Hunterian Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 14 minutes walk from House of Detention
The Hunterian Museum within the Royal College of Surgeons boasts a host of enlightening, permanent and temporary, galleries and exhibitions. Housed in the college, the... More
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Temple Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fleet Street, Temple, Holborn, London EC4Y | 15 minutes walk from House of Detention
Temple Church sits within the Inner Temple of the Inns of Court, and was originally consecrated in 1185 as the spiritual and actual home of... More
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Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Strand, Holborn, London WC2A | 15 minutes walk from House of Detention
A stunning example of Gothic architecture, London's Inns of Court date back to before the 14th century. It is here that barristers train and traditionally... More
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Victoria House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 15 minutes walk from House of Detention
This Grade II listed building, a stunning neoclassical landmark constructed in the 1920s, was extensively remodelled in 2003 to provide 300,000 square feet of prime... More
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The Piano Works 2 minutes walk from House Of Detention

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Fritz Hansen: Shaping Reality Through Time
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The Lexington 11 minutes walk from House Of Detention

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Britten Sinfonia
Concerts | On 26th May 2019 

Barbican Centre 12 minutes walk from House Of Detention

Thomas Ades conducts Gerald Barry's The Eternal Recurrence and Beethoven's Symphony No 9 (Choral)....More

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Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2019 

Barbican Centre 12 minutes walk from House Of Detention

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Beasts of London
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Museum of London 12 minutes walk from House Of Detention

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Morgan Szymanski & Benyounes Quartet
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Conway Hall 12 minutes walk from House Of Detention

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Parasol Unit 12 minutes walk from House Of Detention

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Hogarth & The Art of Noise
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Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

The Foundling Museum 13 minutes walk from House Of Detention

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The Harrison 13 minutes walk from House Of Detention

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