Attractions in Bankside

Bankside Attractions by category: Museums (7), Art Galleries (6), Historic Buildings (4), Other Attractions (4), Boats and Bridges (3), Sights (2), Attractions for Kids (1)

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Tate Modern
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | in Bankside
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Design Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
28 Shad Thames, Bankside, London SE1 | in Bankside
Located on the banks of the Thames, the Design Museum has two floors and showcases contemporary design in all forms, including fashion, graphic and architectural.... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower Of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower Hill, Bankside, London EC3N | in Bankside
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower Bridge Exhibition
London > Attractions > Museums
Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | in Bankside
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
HMS Belfast
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Morgan's Lane, Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | in Bankside
HMS Belfast, moored at Morgan's Lane off Tooley Street, is a World War Two cruiser with nine decks. As you explore this floating museum, pop... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
London > Attractions > Museums
9a St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | in Bankside
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Monument
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Monument Street, Bankside, London EC3R | in Bankside
Following an 18-month closure which began in 2007, The Monument reopened in February 2009 revealing the effects of a 4.5 million renovation. If you're feeling... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dungeon
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | in Bankside
The London Dungeon closed its doors on its old Tooley Street home on 31st January 2013 (while London Bridge station is being redeveloped) and the... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fashion and Textile Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
83 Bermondsey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | in Bankside
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | in Bankside
Dating back to around 1220 Southwark Cathedral is the oldest Gothic church in London. It has a varied and lively history and houses interesting memorials... More
London Bridge Experience
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-4 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | in Bankside
Take the London Bridge Experience and explore the tombs under London Bridge with the history of the area brought to life through special effects, CGI,... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bankside Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
48 Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 | in Bankside
Bankside Gallery is the home of the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers - the oldest societies of their kind in the... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Magnus the Martyr
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Lower Thames Street, Bankside, London EC3R | in Bankside
St Magnus' was built by Sir Christopher Wren between 1671-76, and boasts a steeple dating from 1705. Henry Yevele, Richard II's master mason, is buried... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Clink Prison Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
1 Clink Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | in Bankside
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
Kirkaldy Testing Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
99 Southwark Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | in Bankside
Working equipment and exhibition about the machinery David Kirkaldy designed to experiment and test the strength of materials to uniform standards. The entrance is in... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Golden Hinde
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Pickfords Wharf, Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | in Bankside
Sir Francis Drake completed the second-ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 in a galleon ship called the Golden Hinde. The ship has been re-created... More
Rose Theatre
London > Attractions > Museums
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | in Bankside
This exhibition is situated on the site of Bankside's first theatre, which was only discovered by Museum of London archaeologists in 1989. This was the... More
Jerwood Space
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
171 Union Street, Bankside, London SE1 | in Bankside
The Jerwood name is synonymous with investing in the arts. Thanks to the tireless work of charitable organisation the Jerwood Foundation, large funds have been... More
Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition and Tour
London > Attractions > Museums
New Globe Walk, Bankside, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | in Bankside
Against the historical background of Elizabethan Bankside (the City of London's playground in Shakespeare's time) this exhibition focuses on the role of the actor and... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Hallows by the Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Byward Street, Bankside, London EC3R | in Bankside
All Hallows, the oldest church in the City of London, is 1300 years old with a crypt museum, Roman pavement and Saxon and Roman artefacts.... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Hall
London > Attractions > Sights
110 The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | in Bankside
It may look like a pile of CDs tilted at a precarious angle so it's about to fall over, but this attractive Norman Foster building... More
Architecture Foundation
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
136–148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | in Bankside
As the first independent architecture centre in Britain, the Architecture Foundation aims to promote debate on the planning, design and welfare of cities. It regularly... More
Royal Fusiliers Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
HM Tower of London, Bankside, London EC3N | in Bankside
Buried within the walls of the Tower of London this small, curious museum chronicles the history of the Royal Fusiliers Regiment. Every campaign the... More
London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
London > Attractions > Museums
94a Southwark Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | in Bankside
Situated in Winchester House, this Grade II listed building was the home of Eyre Massey Shaw, the first chief officer of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade... More
Essor Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 America Street, Bankside, London SE1 | in Bankside
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All Hallows Brass Rubbing Centre
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
All Hallows-by-the-Tower Church, Byward Street, Bankside, London EC3R | in Bankside
This exhibition of medieval facsimile brasses is organised as a workshop with staff on hand to help visitors make their own rubbings. The centre is... More
London Glassblowing Workshop & Glass Art Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7 The Leather Market, Weston Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | in Bankside
Focused on the creation of contemporary glass art, this hot glass studio workshop has a reputation as one of Europe’s leading glassmaking workshops with a... More
Skyline Balloon
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Lambeth College Tower Bridge Centre, Tooley Street SOUTHWARK, Bankside, London SE1 | in Bankside
Tethered balloon offering 15-minute rides and ascending to 400 feet, giving passengers the opportuni... More
Bargehouse
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, Bankside, London SE1 | in Bankside
Bargehouse is an atmospheric, warehouse arts space in Oxo Tower Wharf on the South Bank. Described as a "blank canvas", it is used for exhibitions,... More
Cube Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
111 Oxo Tower Wharf Bargehouse Street, Bankside, London SE1 | in Bankside
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EMA
Concerts | Until 30th May 2014 

Southwark Cathedral 2 minutes walk from Bankside

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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Tours
Tours | Until 31st December 2015 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 5 minutes walk from Bankside

Founded by actor and director Sam Wanamaker, the Globe as it's seen today is a reconstruction of the original Elizabethan ...More

Miyako Ishiuchi
Exhibitions | Until 11th May 2014 

Tate Modern 7 minutes walk from Bankside

Photographs exploring the passing of time and the shifting physical and cultural landscape of the artist's native Japan....More

Heather & Ivan Morison: Skirt Of The Black Mouth
Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2015 

Tate Modern 7 minutes walk from Bankside

A site-specific sculptural installation created as part of the landscape of the Tate Modern Project, disrupting the monolithic forms and ...More

Graciela Iturbide
Exhibitions | Until 11th May 2014 

Tate Modern 7 minutes walk from Bankside

Contemporary photographic prints by the Mexican artist....More

Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs
Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

Tate Modern 7 minutes walk from Bankside

In this exhibition of the work of Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Tate Modern ignores the artist's famous colourist paintings to focus ...More

 
Harry Callahan
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2014 

Tate Modern 7 minutes walk from Bankside

One of America's photographic pioneers, Harry Callahan (1912-1999) is hugely influential yet his work is little known in the UK. ...More

William Eggleston
Exhibitions | Until 11th May 2014 

Tate Modern 7 minutes walk from Bankside

Tate Modern dedicates rooms to three iconic US photographers - William Eggleston (until 11th May 2014), Harry Callahan (until 31st ...More

Richard Hamilton
Richard Hamilton
Exhibitions | Until 26th May 2014 

Tate Modern 7 minutes walk from Bankside

The first major retrospective of one of Britain's most influential 20th Century artists, following his death in 2011. Richard Hamilton's ...More

 
Eist- Trad Irish & Roots Round Table Folk Session
Concerts | Until 5th January 2015 

The Gladstone 7 minutes walk from Bankside

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