Attractions near Guards Museum

ADDRESS
Guards Museum, Wellington Barracks, Westminster, Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ†
OPENING TIMES
10am-4pm Daily (last admission 3.30pm) | Closed Dec 16 to Jan 2 | Call ahead on ceremonial days to check opening
PRICES
£4 (Adult), £2 (Concessions), FREE (Under 16s)
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The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Birdcage Walk, SW1A | 3 minutes walk from Guards Museum
Once Buckingham Palace's resident chapel, the Queen's Gallery was opened in 1962 and holds regularly changing exhibitions. It allows the general public glimpses of rarely... More
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Buckingham Palace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A | 3 minutes walk from Guards Museum
England's most famous royal palace, and the official residence of Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace opens the doors of its State Rooms to the public... More
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Clarence House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St James's Palace, St James's, London SW1 | 5 minutes walk from Guards Museum
The home of the Queen Mother from 1953 to 2002, a tour of Clarence House is an excellent way of experiencing the living history of... More
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Central Hall Westminster
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Storey's Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 6 minutes walk from Guards Museum
Central London's largest conference and events venue has welcomed an array of illustrious speakers through the ages - including Gandhi, Churchill and the Prince of... More
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Westminster Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
42 Francis Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 7 minutes walk from Guards Museum
Not to be confused with Westminster Abbey, the nearby Westminster Cathedral in Victoria is London's only example of neo-Byzantine architecture, described by the poet John... More
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Big Bus Company
London > Attractions > Sightseeing Tours
48 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London SW1W | 7 minutes walk from Guards Museum
The Big Bus Company tour takes you to all of London's famous landmarks and reveals the capital's colourful 2,000-year history. The tour offers you a... More
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Edel Assanti
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
272-274 Vauxhall Bridge Road, SW1V | 7 minutes walk from Guards Museum
Charlie Fellowes and Jeremy Epstein's Edel Assanti Gallery has evolved since it was first set up in 2009, from a pop-up initiative to a project... More
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Spencer House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
27 St James's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 7 minutes walk from Guards Museum
Spencer family's 18th London residence. The ancestral home of Diana, Princess of Wales, the Spencer family hasn’t lived in this, their London residence, since 1926.... More
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Churchill War Rooms
London > Attractions > Museums
Clive Steps, King Charles Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 8 minutes walk from Guards Museum
Winston Churchill directed the troops during World War II from a small warren of underground rooms, which are now open to the public. Visitors to... More
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The Supreme Court
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Parliament Square, SW1P | 8 minutes walk from Guards Museum
The Supreme Court, the highest court in the United Kingdom, is housed in the former Middlesex Guildhall, an impressive Portland stone building by Scottish architect... More
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Westminster Abbey
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Dean's Yard, Westminster, London SW1P | 8 minutes walk from Guards Museum
Most famous nowadays as the venue for royal weddings - including the marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton in 2011 - Westminster Abbey is... More
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St Margaret's Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Margaret's Church, Westminster, London SW1P | 9 minutes walk from Guards Museum
Standing between Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament, St Margaret's Church is commonly called "the parish church of the House of Commons". A fine... More
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The Royal Society
London > Attractions > Venue Hire
6-9 Carlton House Terrace, St James's, London SW1Y | 9 minutes walk from Guards Museum
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Jewel Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Abingdon Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 10 minutes walk from Guards Museum
Across the road from the imposing Houses of Parliament, this simple, three-storey, 14th century tower often gets overlooked on the tourist trail. One of... More
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Chris Beetles
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
8-10 Ryder Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 10 minutes walk from Guards Museum
Gallery owner Chris Beetles has been dealing for 25 years, and for 16 years from this location in the heart of St James's. Specializing in... More
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Fine Art Commissions Ltd
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y6AL | 10 minutes walk from Guards Museum
Portraits, commissioned and otherwise, are a tradition as old as art itself, with representations made of great men and women for posterity from the time... More
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Bowman Sculpture
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6 Duke Street, SW1Y | 10 minutes walk from Guards Museum
Bowman Sculpture in St James's is a presitgious gallery where art collectors with deep pockets can get their hands on an original Rodin. Specialising in... More
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St Peter's Church, Eaton Square
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
119 Eaton Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 10 minutes walk from Guards Museum
St Peter's was built by Hakewill in 1827 and later enlarged by Blomfield in 1875. Rebuilt and opened in 1992, following a fire in 1987,... More
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House of Lords
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 10 minutes walk from Guards Museum
The Upper House of the British Parliament, the House of Lords is part of the Palace of Westminster, more commonly known as the Houses of... More
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White Cube Mason's Yard
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
25-26 Mason's Yard, Off Duke Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 10 minutes walk from Guards Museum
In 2000, Jay Jopling's pioneering White Cube gallery - the spiritual home of the Young British Artists - upped sticks from its original home in... More
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Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 11 minutes walk from Guards Museum
The Institute of Contemporary Arts boasts three galleries (with exhibitions changing approximately every six weeks), two cinemas, a theatre, restaurant, bookshop, late bar and cafe.... More
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Westminster Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 11 minutes walk from Guards Museum
Westminster Bridge lies on the Thames between the Houses of Parliament and County Hall with the delights of the Southbank Centre and the National Theatre... More
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Big Ben
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Parliament Square, St Margaret Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 11 minutes walk from Guards Museum
Sir Charles Barry sought advice from Benjamin Lewis Vuillamy - clockmaker to the Queen - and Augustus Pugin when it came to designing the... More
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Horse Guards Parade
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 11 minutes walk from Guards Museum
Horse Guards Parade is the setting for various military ceremonies throughout the year including the Trooping the Colour which marks the Queen's official birthday. At... More
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Houses of Parliament
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Parliament Square, St Margaret's Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 11 minutes walk from Guards Museum
Now more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament, the Palace of Westminster began life in 1042 as a royal residence under Edward the Confessor.... More
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Household Cavalry Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Horse Guards, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 11 minutes walk from Guards Museum
Visitors to the Household Cavalry Museum can watch troopers working with their horses in the original 18th century stables (via a glazed screen) and hear... More
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Whitehall
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Westminster, Westminster, London SW1A | 11 minutes walk from Guards Museum
Whitehall is a historic London street with runs from Parliament Square at Westminster to Trafalgar Square. The street is recognised as the centre of the... More
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Stephen Wiltshire Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
5 Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 11 minutes walk from Guards Museum
Stephen Wiltshire's art work would be impressive even if you didn't know who he is. But his intricate and architecturally accurate pen and ink sketches... More
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Wellington Arch
London > Attractions > Sights
Hyde Park Corner, Belgravia, London W1J | 12 minutes walk from Guards Museum
A landmark triumphal arch set opposite the Duke of Wellington's residence at Apsley House, Wellington Arch was built in 1830 to commemorate the victories won... More
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Admiralty Arch
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
The Mall, SW1A | 12 minutes walk from Guards Museum
Admiralty Arch, a grade I listed building just off Trafalgar Square, was commissioned by Edward VII in memory of his mother, Queen Victoria. The inscription... More
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Cairo to Constantinople: Early Photographs of the Middle East
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The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 3 minutes walk from Guards Museum

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The Snow Dragon: Tall Stories
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St James Theatre 4 minutes walk from Guards Museum

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Eric and Little Ern
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St James Theatre 4 minutes walk from Guards Museum

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Treasure Island - The Curse Of The Pearl Necklace
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Above The Stag Theatre 5 minutes walk from Guards Museum

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Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2014
Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2014
Exhibitions | Until 25th January 2015 

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 11 minutes walk from Guards Museum

An important barometer of contemporary art, Bloomberg New Contemporaries returns to the ICA galleries for a fifth year running. Marking ...More

 
Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
Tours | Until 31st December 2015 

Houses of Parliament 11 minutes walk from Guards Museum

One of the world's most iconic buildings is The Palace of Westminster, more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament. ...More

 
The White Horse
The White Horse
Exhibitions | Until 5th March 2015 

British Council 12 minutes walk from Guards Museum

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East is East
East is East
Theatre | Until 3rd January 2015 

Trafalgar Studios 12 minutes walk from Guards Museum

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Giovanni Battista Moroni (c.1520-1579)
Giovanni Battista Moroni (c.1520-1579)
Exhibitions | Until 25th January 2015 

Royal Academy of Arts 13 minutes walk from Guards Museum

Portrait paintings by the 16th-century Italian artist Giovanni Battista Moroni, known as a contemporary of Titian, go on display at ...More

 
Katharina Fritsch: Hahn Cock
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Exhibitions | Until 31st January 2015 

Trafalgar Square 13 minutes walk from Guards Museum

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The Grand Hall

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Jago Restaurant
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