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9 Theatre
museums in London

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Garrick's Temple and Lawn

The small garden folly, erected in 1756 is an ode to Shakespeare on the north bank of the River Thames at Hampton.

Outer LONDON

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London Film Museum

Exhibitions and artefacts dedicated to the British film industry, including major international blockbusters filmed in the UK.

Central LONDON

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Pollock's Toy Museum

The small museum dedicated to dolls, toys and wood theatres.

Central LONDON

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Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition

The open-air playhouse built as a reconstruction of the building where the great playwright penned many of his plays.

Central LONDON

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The British Library

The national library of the United Kingdom and largest library in the world with historical items dating back as far as 2000 BC.

Central LONDON

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The Magic Circle Museum

A unique museum dedicated to the art and performance of magic with collections from popular magicians such as Harry Houdini and Tommy Cooper.

Central LONDON

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The Rose Theatre Exhibition

Bankside's first purpose-built playhouse, erected in 1587. William Shakespeare learnt his craft and Christopher Marlowe wrote his best plays here.

Central LONDON

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The Twickenham Museum

Told, is the rich history of Twickenham, Whitton, Teddington and the Hamptons. Reached via a pleasant riverside walk from Richmond.

Outer LONDON

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White Lodge Museum & Ballet Resource Centre

The first dedicated ballet museum in the UK. It is housed within White Lodge – a Grade I listed building built in 1727 and home to The Royal Ballet Lower School.

Outer LONDON