Sights and Attractions near The Foundling Museum

ADDRESS
, 40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1AZ
OPENING TIMES
Tue to Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm, Closed Mon
PRICES
7.50 (Adults), 5 (Concs), Free (Children up to 16 years) | Special rates for groups and school visits by appointment
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Coram's Fields
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
93 Guilford Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
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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Russell Square
London > Attractions
Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
The grade II listed Russell Square is a large green space located within the Bloomsbury district with its own cafe, overlooked by the Hotel Russell... More
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Charles Dickens Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
48 Doughty Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
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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The Postal Museum and Mail Rail
London > Attractions > Museums
Phoenix Place, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 6 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
From mid-2017, The Postal Museum welcomes visitors to explore the history of the Royal Mail and travel on a... More
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The Wiener Library
London > Attractions > Museums
29 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 7 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
The Wiener Library is the world's oldest library dedicated to the study of the Holocaust, its causes and legacies. The library also hosts a regular... More
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Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6-24 Britannia Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 7 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
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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St Pancras Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 7 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
Completed in 1822, St Pancras Church was the most expensive church to be constructed since St Paul's was rebuilt after the Great Fire. This Greek... More
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British Library
London > Attractions > Museums
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 8 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
With over 150 million items, a copy of every publication produced in the UK and Ireland, artwork by artists such as Antony Gormley and Eduardo... More
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John Ritblat Gallery - Treasures of British Library
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 8 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
The John Ritblat Gallery contains a permanent display of over 200 of the British Library's greatest treasures. It includes documents which made and recorded... More
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Conway Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 8 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
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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King's Cross Foot Tunnel
London > Attractions
1 Pancras Square, King's Boulevard, King's Cross, London N1C | 8 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
The 90 metre long pedestrian tunnel designed by Allies & Morrison, the architects who designed the masterplan for the entire King's Cross redevelopment, links St... More
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Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, Clerkenwell, London SW7 | 8 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
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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Victoria House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 8 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
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 College
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12-42 Southampton Row, Holborn, London WC1B | 9 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
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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British Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 9 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world... More
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Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
London > Attractions > Museums
Malet Place, University College London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 10 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
The Petrie Museum, located within University College London, is one of the largest and most fascinating collections of Egyptian archaeology anywhere in the world. There... More
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Wellcome Collection
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
183 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 10 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
A major and fascinating cultural venue, the Wellcome Collection combines three galleries: 'Medicine Man', 'Medicine Now' and 'special exhibitions'. In addition you'll find the famous... More
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Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 11 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
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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The Cartoon Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
35 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 11 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
Combining art with humour, this addition to London's museum-cum-gallery scene is refreshingly vibrant. From political cartoons of Thatcher, Brown, Bush and Blair to rare originals... More
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The Building Centre
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
26 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 11 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
Open to the public as well as construction professionals, The Building Centre houses a permanent exhibition of a 1:1500 scale model of Central London. Current... More
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New London Architecture
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
26 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 11 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
Located at The Building Centre in central London, New London Architecture prompts debate and discussion on architecture, planning, development and construction in the capital. The... More
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Granary Square
London > Attractions
Good's Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 11 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
The same size as Trafalgar Square, Granary Square is at the heart of King's Cross where the Eurostar departs and emerged as part of... More
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Pancras Square
London > Attractions
King's Cross, London N1C | 11 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
Set between King's Cross and St Pancras stations, Pancras Square is a public square with restaurants, offices, green space and a gently flowing stepped water... More
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King's Cross Pavilion
London > Attractions > Sights
Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 11 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
Designed by Stirling Prize winning architects Stanton Williams, the firm behind the nearby Granary Complex which includes Central Saint Martin's, King's Cross Pavilion occupies an... More
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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 12 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
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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London Canal Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12-13 New Wharf Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 12 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
A trip to the Canal Museum reveals there's more to London's man-made waterways than just enjoying a day out in a narrow boat. You'll learn... More
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Architectural Association School Of Architecture
London > Attractions > House and Garden
36 Bedford Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 12 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
The Architectural Association School of Architecture, the UK's oldest school of architecture, was originally set up in 1847 and moved to Bedford Square in 1917.... More
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Gasholder Park
London > Attractions > Sights
Goods Way, King's Cross, King's Cross, London NW1 | 12 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
At 25 metre-tall, 35 metre-wide, Gasholder No 8, disused since 2001, is the largest of the gasholders at King's Cross. Originally built as a... More
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Guardian News & Media Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 13 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
For an interesting take on print journalism and the machinations of the media world pay a visit to the gallery situated in the foyer of... More
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Pollock's Toy Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Scala Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 13 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum
Crammed inside two townhouses (one 18th, the other 19th century) on a pretty sidestreet you'll find this historic haven for toys of all kinds. Named... More
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HEROES: Oliver Jeffers Meets Brian Cox
Exhibitions | On 24th November 2017 

Logan Hall 6 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

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The Horologists Trade Fair
Concerts | On 24th November 2017 

October Gallery 6 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

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Scala 7 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

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Harry Potter: A History of Magic
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Exhibitions | Until 28th February 2018 

British Library 8 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

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St Pancras International Christmas Tree
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Seasonal | Until 3rd January 2018 

St Pancras International Station 8 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

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The Kindertransport: A Home Lost, A New Life Found'
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Senate House Venue Hire 8 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

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Listen: 140 Years Of Recorded Sound
Exhibitions | Until 11th March 2018 

British Library 8 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

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The Montague Ski Lodge at Christmas
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Seasonal | Until 20th January 2018 

Montague Ski Lodge 8 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

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Nature Morte
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2018 

Guildhall Art Gallery 8 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

Nature Morte seeks to illustrate how leading artists of the 21st century have reinvigorated still life, a genre previously synonymous ...More

Newton Faulkner
Concerts | Until 24th November 2017 

University Of London Union 9 minutes walk from The Foundling Museum

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Paloma Faith
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The O2 Arena

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Rag 'n' Bone Man
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Alexandra Palace

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Pressure
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Park Theatre

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Royal Albert Hall

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Sadler's Wells Theatre

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Piccadilly Theatre

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Aldwych Theatre

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Strictly Come Dancing: The Live Tour
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The O2 Arena

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SSE Arena, Wembley

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Harry's Dolci
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