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Hunterian Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes walk from Strand
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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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 6 minutes walk from Strand
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 Film Museum Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 7 minutes walk from Strand
The London Film Museum, located on the site of the Theatre Museum in the original Flower Cellars in the heart of Covent Garden, is the... More
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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 7 minutes walk from Strand
After a two-year, 22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back... More
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The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes walk from Strand
The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1914 in Britain, The Poetry Library within the Southbank Centre contains 90,000 items and is still... More
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The Cartoon Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
63 Wells Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 12 minutes walk from Strand
Combining art with humour, The Cartoon Museum is a museum-cum-gallery with a refreshingly vibrant personality. After 13 years on Little Russell Street in... More
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British Optical Association Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
42 Craven Street, WC2N | 12 minutes walk from Strand
Run by the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers the British Optical Association Museum in Charing Cross features historic examples of London-made spectacles... More
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British Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 13 minutes walk from Strand
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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Charles Dickens Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
48 Doughty Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 14 minutes walk from Strand
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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Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, Clerkenwell, London SW7 | 15 minutes walk from Strand
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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Museum of London
London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 15 minutes walk from Strand
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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The Postal Museum and Mail Rail
London > Attractions > Museums
Phoenix Place, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 15 minutes walk from Strand
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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Household Cavalry Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Horse Guards, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 16 minutes walk from Strand
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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The Wiener Library
London > Attractions > Museums
29 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 17 minutes walk from Strand
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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The Foundling Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 17 minutes walk from Strand
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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The Clink Prison Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
1 Clink Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 20 minutes walk from Strand
Located on what was once the London estate of the Bishops of Winchester (known as the 'Liberty of the Clink'), the Clink Prison Museum unlocks... More
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Churchill War Rooms
London > Attractions > Museums
Clive Steps, King Charles Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 20 minutes walk from Strand
Winston Churchill directed the troops during World War II from a small warren of underground rooms, which are now open to the public.... More
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Bank of England Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Bartholomew Lane, City, London EC2R | 20 minutes walk from Strand
Sorry, no free samples here but you can get your hands on a real gold bar. Housed within the Bank of England, the Bank of... More
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Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
London > Attractions > Museums
Malet Place, University College London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 23 minutes walk from Strand
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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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 24 minutes walk from Strand
The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in... More
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Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
London > Attractions > Museums
9a St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 24 minutes walk from Strand
Hidden away in the roof space of the old St Thomas Baroque church, this restored 1821 women's operating theatre is the oldest operating theatre in... More
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British Library
London > Attractions > Museums
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 25 minutes walk from Strand
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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Handel & Hendrix in London
London > Attractions > Museums
25 Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 27 minutes walk from Strand
Handel & Hendrix in London, a beautifully restored Georgian house in Mayfair, is where the baroque composer George Frideric Handel lived from 1723 until his... More
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London Canal Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12-13 New Wharf Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 28 minutes walk from Strand
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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Fashion and Textile Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 31 minutes walk from Strand
The fashionista behind the Fashion and Textile Museum is Zandra Rhodes, the colourful designer who won the Designer of the Year award in 1972 and... More
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Royal College Of Physicians
London > Attractions > Museums
11 St Andrews Place, Regent's Park, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 31 minutes walk from Strand
The Royal College of Physicians is the oldest royal medical college in England and Wales, and marks its 500th anniversary in 2018. Housed in a... More
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Cuming Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
151 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 33 minutes walk from Strand
The worldwide collection of the Cuming Family accompanies exhibitions on the history of Southwark (from Roman times to the 19th century) in this unique museum.... More
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Tower Bridge Exhibition
London > Attractions > Museums
Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 33 minutes walk from Strand
Competing with the London Eye for the capital's most vertiginous experience, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from... More
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Geffrye Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
136 Kingsland Road, Hackney, London E2 | 2 miles from Strand
There aren't many museums that can have William Morris and Ikea under the same roof, but the Geffyre is one of them. The focus of... More
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Jewish Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2.1 miles from Strand
The Jewish Museum in Camden reopened on Wednesday 17th March 2010 following a 10 million transformation which brought the collections of the Jewish Museum and... More

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Unbound: Visionary Women Collecting Textiles
Unbound: Visionary Women Collecting Textiles
Exhibitions | Until 19th April 2020 

Two Temple Place 2 minutes walk from Strand

The importance of textiles, seen through the eyes of seven female collectors, is revealed through 18th-century costume, traditional Balkan costume ...More

 
Optraken
Theatre | Until 1st February 2020 

Peacock Theatre 4 minutes walk from Strand

Galactik Ensemble presents an original piece of acrobatic theatre where five acrobats pit themselves against a dangerous environment....More

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Theatre | Until 27th June 2020 

Aldwych Theatre 5 minutes walk from Strand

Phyllida Lloyd, director of Mamma Mia!, helms a life-affirming musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, written ...More

 
24/7
24/7
Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2020 

Somerset House 5 minutes walk from Strand

Every 12 minutes. That is the amount of time, on average, people in the UK check their smartphones. Examining this ...More

 
Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Theatre | Until 19th September 2020 

Novello Theatre 5 minutes walk from Strand

Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 3rd May 2020 

Duchess Theatre 6 minutes walk from Strand

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 30th May 2020 

The Lyceum Theatre 6 minutes walk from Strand

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
The Elyx Chalet at Rosewood London
The Elyx Chalet at Rosewood London
Seasonal | Until 29th February 2020 

Rosewood London 7 minutes walk from Strand

The Rosewood hotel's stunning courtyard is transformed into a Swedish winter wonderland with a wooden lodge where fairy lights and ...More

 
Hidden London: The Exhibition
Hidden London: The Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2021 

London Transport Museum 7 minutes walk from Strand

Experience an 'abandoned' Tube station and discover stories about Churchill in the Blitz at the London Transport Museum's exhibition, Hidden ...More

 
Untangling the Tracks
Untangling the Tracks
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2020 

London Transport Museum 7 minutes walk from Strand

The London Transport Museum looks at the history of the Thameslink train line with its new exhibition, Untangling the Tracks. ...More

 

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Serpentine Gallery

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Design Museum

The Design Museum dedicates its major winter exhibition to Prada, offering visitors unprecedented access to ...More

 
The Addams Family, The Musical Comedy
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Sanctuary: Artist-Gardeners 1919-1939
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Garden Museum

The Garden Museum explores the golden age of garden painting between two world wars with its new exhibition, Sanctuary: Artist-Gardeners 1919-1939. Showcasing the works of over 20 artists, ...More

Nevin Aladag: Fanfare
Nevin Aladag: Fanfare
Exhibitions | From 12th February 

The Hayward Gallery

This February, the Hayward Gallery presents Nevin Aladag's first UK solo show, Fanfare. Staged in ...More

 
Langlands & Bell: Degrees of Truth
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Sir John Soane's Museum

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Cirque Du Soleil: Corteo
Cirque Du Soleil: Corteo
Theatre | From 24th June 

The O2 Arena

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Japan House
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A cultural centre, shop, cafe and restaurant, Japan House offers a window into Japan from ...More

 
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Taking its eco credentials seriously, the flagship Timberland store on Carnaby Street is decorated with ...More

 
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Montezuma's Chocolate
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a fabulous, funky assortment of organic chocolate....More

 
The Wellington Club
The Wellington Club
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Established in 1832, the Wellington Club is one of the oldest private member clubs in ...More

 
Charles Merser & Co.
Charles Merser & Co.
Drinking 

Signposted by The Post & Hound on its window, Charles Merser & Co. is a ...More

 
Victoria Tavern
Drinking 

Craft beers, pizza and big screen sports are served at this Frontier owned Victorian pub on Holloway Road with a Plonk crazy golf club on the first floor....More

The Bill Murray
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The Bill Murray is a comedy club by Angel Comedy with a performance space, a ...More

 
Everyman Crystal Palace
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One of ten Everyman cinemas in London, this venue in Crystal Palace comes with fours screens which can seat between 40 and 148 people....More

Illuminating London Light Shows in January 2020
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