Attractions in Southwark  

 

Southwark Attractions by category: Art Galleries (9), Museums (7), Historic Buildings (5), Attractions for Kids (2), Other Attractions (2), Activities for Kids (1), Boats and Bridges (1), Parks and Gardens (1), Sights (1), Sightseeing Tours (1)

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Tate Modern
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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
 
 
 
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Design Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
224-238 Kensington High Street, Southwark, London W8 | in Southwark
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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Tower Bridge Exhibition
London > Attractions > Museums
Tower Bridge, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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
Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
London > Attractions > Museums
9a St Thomas Street, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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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Tibetan Peace Gardens
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
Buddhist garden in the grounds of the Imperial War Museum. Located in the ground of the Imperial War Museum, lies this fitting tribute to peace and... More
 
 
 
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London Dungeon
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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
 
 
 
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Fashion and Textile Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
83 Bermondsey Street, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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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Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
London Bridge, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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
 
 
 
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Bankside Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
48 Hopton Street, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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
 
 
 
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Cuming Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
151 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | in Southwark
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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The Clink Prison Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
1 Clink Street, Bankside, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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
 
 
 
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The Golden Hinde
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
St Mary Overie Dock, Cathedral Street, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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
 
 
 
Jerwood Space
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
171 Union Street, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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
 
 
 
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Brunel Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | in Southwark
Within the original engine house in Tunnel Road, SE16, this permanent exhibition commemorates the world's first subaqueous tunnel built by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel assisted... More
 
 
 
Brunel Engine House - Subaqueous Tunnel
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tunnel Road, Southwark, London SE16 | in Southwark
This historic landmark was the first ever tunnel to be burrowed under a navigable river. Digging began in 1825 under Marc Brunel. He invented... More
 
 
 
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Oxo Tower Wharf
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bargehouse Street, Off Upper Ground, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
Originally a power station, later a reprocessing plant owned by the Oxo Company, the bold, Art Deco Oxo Tower was marked out as ripe for... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Surrey Docks Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Rotherhithe Street, Southwark, London SE16 | in Southwark
All the animals on this 2.2 acre city farm on the south bank of the river Thames in Rotherhithe are organically reared. Donkeys, goats and... More
 
 
 
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City Hall
London > Attractions > Sights
110 The Queen's Walk, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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
 
 
 
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Dilston Grove
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Southwest Corner of Southwark Park, Southwark, London SE16 | in Southwark
Set up by the Cafe Gallery Projects London, who also run the nearby Cafe Gallery in the centre of Southwark Park just a five-minute walk... More
 
 
 
Norwegian Church and Seamen's Mission
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Olav's Church, Albion Street, Southwark, London SE16 | in Southwark
The Norwegian Church and Seamen's Mission is well known in Rotherhithe, especially among the Norwegian community who it serves with a busy programme of worship... More
 
 
 
Livesey Museum for Children
London > Attractions > Museums
682 Old Kent Road, Southwark, Southwark, London SE15 | in Southwark
The Livesey Museum runs a changing programme of lively, unusual, interactive exhibitions for children up to the age of 12, their parents, carers and schools.... More
 
 
 
Pumphouse Educational Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Lavender Pond & Nature Park, Lavender Pumphouse Lavender Road, Southwark, London SE16 | in Southwark
This museum houses a private collection of artefacts from the Thames foreshore in Rotherhithe. The story of Rotherhithe is told through its unique collection, which... More
 
 
 
Bermondsey Square
London > Attractions
2 Bermondsey Square, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
... More
 
 
 
London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House
London > Attractions > Museums
94a Southwark Bridge Road, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
Art Gallery ... More
 
 
 
Cycle Training UK
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
Tower Bridge Business Complex, Unit 215, Building J, 100 Clements Road, Southwark, London SE16 | in Southwark
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London Glassblowing Workshop & Glass Art Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
62-66 Bermondsey Street SE1, Southwark, London SE1 | in Southwark
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
 
 
 

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Midsummer Terrace at Mondrian London
Midsummer Terrace at Mondrian London
Seasonal | Until 30th September 2018 

Mondrian London 4 minutes walk from Southwark

Popping-up at Mondrian London this summer, the floral Midsummer Terrace offers river views and floral displays adjacent to the Thames-side ...More

 
London Bridge City: Summer by the River
London Bridge City: Summer by the River
Seasonal | Until 2nd October 2018 

London Bridge 10 minutes walk from Southwark

London's largest free festival, the London Bridge City's Summer by the River transforms the iconic riverside location into a summer ...More

 
Orla Kiely: A Life In Pattern
Exhibitions | Until 23rd September 2018 

Fashion and Textile Museum 11 minutes walk from Southwark

Over 150 products and patterns, as well as collaborations with photographers, film directors and architects, from one of the UK ...More

Graham Nash
Concerts | On 22nd July 2018 

The Bridge Theatre 13 minutes walk from Southwark

The legendary songwriter and guitarist and former member of The Hollies and Crosby, Stills & Nash, performs his pop-rock material ...More

Baby Show
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2018 

Unicorn Theatre 14 minutes walk from Southwark

Theatre, Children's Theatre....More

The Ivy Tower Bridge and Thames Rockets
The Ivy Tower Bridge and Thames Rockets
Seasonal | Until 31st August 2018 

The Ivy Tower Bridge 15 minutes walk from Southwark

This summer, The Ivy Tower Bridge has partnered with Thames Rockets to give thrill seekers a high speed sightseeing tour ...More

 
The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 22nd July 2018 

The Shard 15 minutes walk from Southwark

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 15 minutes walk from Southwark

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 
Flea at Flat Iron Square Vintage and Makers Market
Shopping | Until 30th December 2018 

Flat Iron Square 20 minutes walk from Southwark

Traders selling bric-a-brac, antiques, furniture, unique collections of clothing, jewellery and ceramics....More

Spamilton
Theatre | Until 8th September 2018 

Menier Chocolate Factory 21 minutes walk from Southwark

The UK premiere staging of writer-director Gerard Alessandrini's affectionate spoof of the multi-award-winning musical Hamilton also lampoon a host of ...More

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Casa do Frango
Casa do Frango
Dining 

Move over Nando's, there's a new piri piri chicken restaurant in town. Open since July ...More

 
Chapel Down at Le Meridien Piccadilly
Chapel Down at Le Meridien Piccadilly
Foodie Events | From 24th July 

Le Meridien Piccadilly

England's leading winery, Chapel Down comes to London ...More

 
Maple Westfield
Maple Westfield
Dining 

From ETM, the group behind The Botanist Sloane Square, Maple in Westfield is a bar ...More

 
Terrazza Martini
Foodie Events | From 30th July 

Covent Garden Piazza

Synonymous with aperitivo culture for 150 years, Martini brings its iconic Terrazza Martini to Covent Garden this summer. The four-week pop-up will see the famous piazza transformed into a quintessentially Italian sanctuary complete with a ...More

Harvey Nichols, Fifth Floor Bar
Harvey Nichols, Fifth Floor Bar
Nightlife 

The Harvey Nichols Fifth Floor Bar is a ...More

 
Topshop
Topshop
Shopping 

This vast emporium is not just the largest Topshop in the country - it is ...More

 
Travelodge London City
Travelodge London City
Hotels 

This flagship Travelodge hotel between Aldgate East and Aldgate tube stations is the largest new ...More

 
Kahani
Dining 

The first solo restaurant from Peter Joseph, Kahani brings contemporary Indian dishes to Chelsea....More

The Jam Shed Supper Club
The Jam Shed Supper Club
Foodie Events | From 24th July 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

A brand new rooftop dining experience for summer 2018, The Jam Shed Supper Club brings ...More

 
HowTheLightGetsIn Festival
HowTheLightGetsIn Festival
Concerts | From 22nd September 

Kenwood House

The world's largest philosophy and music festival, HowTheLightGetsIn ...More

 
Felicity Ward
Felicity Ward
Comedy | From 12th November 

Soho Theatre

Appearing on Netflix as part of the series Live From The BBC and with her ...More

 
The Guilty Feminist
Comedy | On 23rd July 

Kings Place

Join comedian Deborah Frances-White and a guest MC for a comedy podcast recorded in front of a live audience, to discuss topics all 21st-century feminists agree on while confessing the insecurities, hypocrisies and fears underlying ...More

Tish
Tish
Dining 

Contemporary kosher restaurant and bar in Belsize Park offering an all-day menu of European cuisine ...More

 
Abandoman: Pirate Radio
Abandoman: Pirate Radio
Comedy | From 1st October 

Soho Theatre

Fast-paced musical comedy sketches and hip hop improvisations from Irish hip-hop musical comedian, Rob Broderick, ...More

 
Brewhouse & Kitchen Hoxton
Brewhouse & Kitchen Hoxton
Drinking 

Underneath the arches of Hoxton Station, on the ...More

 
I'm Not Running
I'm Not Running
Theatre | From 2nd October 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre

The world premiere of David Hare's new play I'm Not Running stars a strong cast ...More

 
Mamasons Dirty Ice Cream
Mamasons Dirty Ice Cream
Dining 

Founded by second generation Filipino Londoners Omar Shah and Mae Maglanoc, Mamasons opened this ice ...More

 
Mamasons Dirty Ice Cream
Mamasons Dirty Ice Cream
Dining 

Bringing Filipino street-style 'dirty' ice cream to London, Mamasons Dirty Ice Cream is named after ...More

 
Company Wayne McGregor: Autobiography
Company Wayne McGregor: Autobiography
Dance | From 26th July 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

This immersive dance performance choreographed by Wayne McGregor ...More

 
Wimbledon Park Food Festival
Wimbledon Park Food Festival
Foodie Events | From 25th August 

Wimbledon Park

The Wimbledon Park Food Festival returns for its ...More

 
World Cup 2018: Where to watch the final in London
World Cup 2018: Where to watch the final in London
Article 

This summer, the entire world will be ...More

 
Best Vegan Restaurants in London
Best Vegan Restaurants in London
Article 

Plant-based eating is trending in London. From burgers ...More

 
London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
Article 

In 2018 London celebrates the 250th anniversary ...More

 
 
 
 
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