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14 Art
museums in London

Discover art museums exhibiting pieces from classic painters such as Rembrandt, Vermeer, Turner, Reynolds, Gainsborough, Constable to the latest in contemporary art from the UCL Slade School of Art.

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Kenwood

18th century stately home set in 112 acres of leafy north London parkland. With paintings by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Turner, Reynolds, Gainsborough and Constable.

North LONDON

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Osterley Park

18th century neo-classical manor house designed by Robert Adam, with landscaped park and gardens.

West 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 British Museum

One of the world's greatest museums of human history and culture. With over 8 million objects in an area of 13 acres.

Central LONDON

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The Cartoon Museum

The only place of its kind in the UK dedicated to collecting and displaying original British cartoons and comics.

Central LONDON

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The Foundling Museum

Discover the stories of the Foundling Hospital, London's first home for abandoned children, revealed through poignant artefacts.

Central LONDON

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UCL Art Museum

An impressive collection encompassing Turner and Rembrandt etchings and student work from the Slade School of Art.

Central LONDON

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V&A (Victoria & Albert) Museum

Founded in 1852, is the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 4.5 million objects.

West 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

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William Morris Gallery

This grade II listed, Georgian building was Morris's family home from 1848 to 1856.

East LONDON

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William Morris Society - Kelmscott House Museum

William Morris's beautiful 18th century house on the banks of the River Thames from 1878 to 1896.

West LONDON