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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | At Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. Today it... More
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V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
London > Attractions > Sights
V&A Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | At Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
A new purpose-built underground gallery, magnificent courtyard space and a new entrance from Exhibition Road on the west side of the Victoria and Albert Museum... More
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Brompton Oratory
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
Built in 1884, in the Italianate Baroque style, the Brompton Oratory is an exact imitation of the Church of the Gesu in Rome and sports... More
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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all... More
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Information Age
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
A major permanent gallery on the second floor of the Science Museum, open on 25th October 2014, Information Age: Six Networks That Changed Our World... More
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Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, SW7 | 3 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery is the Science Museum 's most ambitious interactive gallery to date. Open from October 2016, the 6 million... More
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Mathematics: The Winton Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, SW7 | 3 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
The Science Museum 's new gallery, Mathematics: The Winton Gallery , puts the spotlight on a subject often perceived as dry,... More
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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens... More
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Museum of Instruments
London > Attractions > Museums
Royal College of Music Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
The RCM Museum of Instruments was started in 1894 with a donation from Sir George Donaldson. Today it features over six hundred instruments, some of... More
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Royal Geographical Society
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
For the past two centuries this old-fashioned 'learned society' has sent explorers and adventurers all over the world. Famous names from Mungo Park to... More
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Royal College of Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
The Royal College of Art is one of London's most prestigious art colleges and the world's only wholly postgraduate university of art and design. Students... More
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Albert Memorial
London > Attractions > Sights
Kensington Gardens, 27 Princes Square, South Kensington, London W2 | 9 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
This 180ft Victorian bronze gilt statue in Kensington Gardens is a tribute to Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, and was erected following his death through... More
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Serpentine Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Kensington Gardens, South Kensington, London W2 | 11 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
Found in the middle of leafy Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, there are two galleries that go by the name of The Serpentine, the original... More
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Serpentine Sackler Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
West Carriage Drive, Kensington Gardens, South Kensington, London W2 | 11 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
The Serpentine Gallery made a significant expansion in September 2013, restoring a former gunpowder depot not far from its original gallery in Kensington... More
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Proud Chelsea
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
161 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 12 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
Art gallery Proud Chelsea brings top quality rock 'n' roll photography to the heart of King's Road. There are several strings to the Proud bow... More
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Saatchi Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Duke of York's Square, King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 14 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
The Saatchi Gallery re-opened on 9th October 2008 in the former military barracks of the Duke of York's Headquarters. The 70,000 square feet represents a... More
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Serpentine Boating Lake
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
The Boat House, Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, London W2 | 15 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
Fed by a pure underground spring, and set in the heart of London's gorgeous Hyde Park, the Serpentine Boating Lake is one of the most... More
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Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 15 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
A year in the construction, this 3.6 million attraction opened in a blaze of farcical incompetence, as the architects discovered two shocking things: kids play... More
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Kensington Palace State Apartments
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 17 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
Originally a private country house, public visitors are now warmly welcomed into Kensington Palace, the birthplace of Queen Victoria and home to Princess Diana between... More
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National Trust: Carlyle's House
London > Attractions > Museums
24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 17 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
A Queen Anne Town House occupied by historian and 'Sage of Chelsea' Thomas Carlyle and his wife Jane from 1834-1881. A man of letters, Thomas... More
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 17 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
Built by Sir Christopher Wren 1682-1692, the Grade I-listed Royal Hospital Chelsea was intended by King Charles II to be a home for soldiers who... More
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St Mary Abbots Parish Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington High Street, W8 | 18 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
Designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, the most famous and most sought after architect of his day, St Mary Abbots Church on Kensington... More
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National Army Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 18 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
More than 23 million pounds has been spent on re-development of the National Army Museum which reopens in 2017 to reveal a... More
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Apsley House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
149 Piccadilly, Hyde Park Corner, Belgravia, London W1J | 19 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
Originally the London residence of the first Duke of Wellington, Apsley House was designed and built by Robert Adam between 1771 and 1778 and retains... More
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St Peter's Church, Eaton Square
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
119 Eaton Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 20 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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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Wellington Arch
London > Attractions > Sights
Hyde Park Corner, Belgravia, London W1J | 20 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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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Kensington Town Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 20 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
Soon after the amalgamation of Kensington with Chelsea in the seventies the two old town halls were replaced with a joint civic centre, the current... More
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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 21 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit this delightful building. One of the only genuine Victorian townhouses remaining and virtually... More
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18 Stafford Terrace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 21 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit Edward Linley Sambourne a delightful museum and one of the few genuine... More
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Design Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
224-238 Kensington High Street, Bankside, London W8 | 21 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
In 2016 the Design Museum moves from is long standing home at Shad Thames to a venue three times the size, the former Commonwealth Institute... More
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