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11 Fashion & Textiles
museums in London

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Design Museum

One of the world’s leading museums devoted to contemporary design in every form from furniture to graphics, and architecture to industrial design.

Central LONDON

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Fashion and Textile Museum

The cutting edge centre for contemporary fashion, textiles and jewellery in London.

Central LONDON

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Fenton House

Former 17th century merchant's home with a walled garden, classic Georgian furniture and harpischord collections.

North LONDON

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Ham House

This rare and atmospheric 17th-century house sits on the banks of the River Thames in Richmond.

Outer LONDON

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Kensington Palace State Apartments

Both a palace open to the public while still home to royal family members; the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Central LONDON

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London Sewing Machine Museum

Around 700 sewing machines are exhibited in glass cabinets, dating from around 1850 to 1950.

South LONDON

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The Fan Museum

Set in two grade II listed buildings dating from the 1720s that have been sensitively restored to their original grandeur in order to exhibit these wonderful items in suitably lavish surroundings.

South LONDON

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V & A Museum of Childhood

Spanning the 1600s to the present day—toys, clothes and interactive displays are set within a 1872 hangar with marble floor and visible cast iron frame.

East 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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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