Gunnersbury Park Museum
Lots of local history set in a former banker's mansion.
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Lots of local history set in a former banker's mansion.
The Imperial War Museum London covers conflicts involving Britain from the First World War through to the present day.
Once used by industry and nowadays home to many colourful boats, the museum tells the story of all aspects of London’s canals.
The transport heritage of Britain's capital city explained through artefacts and interactive displays.
Located on London Wall and close to the Barbican Centre, the Museum of London documents,explores and tells the ever changing story of the history of London.
The history of London's River Thames told in a set of 19th centuary Georgian sugar warehouses.
Reconstructed 1920s ticket office, plus locomotives, carriages, models and railway memorabilia. This museum has been permanently closed since 2009.
Explore the local history of Waltham Forest in the attractive former 1730's workhouse.
The beautiful Georgian terraced house in Bloomsbury is the only remaining London home of Charles Dickens.
Told, is the rich history of Twickenham, Whitton, Teddington and the Hamptons. Reached via a pleasant riverside walk from Richmond.
A modern reconstruction of the William Shakespeare's first 1599 Globe Theatre. Where tours, exhibitions and performances bring Elizabethan plays to life.
Built on top a defunct prison, displays many original medieval torture devices and horrible history artefacts.
The history of; the borough, its residents and local heroes. Told though artefacts including books, displays, letters and recordings.
Open just a few days per year, this evocative museum explores experiences of multicultural refugees.
Located at The Building Centre with a focus for debate and discussion on architecture, planning, development and construction in London.
Bankside's first purpose-built playhouse, erected in 1587. William Shakespeare learnt his craft and Christopher Marlowe wrote his best plays here.
A broad collection of hundreds of artefacts reflecting the history of Barnet and it's residents dating from the Bronze Age to the present day.
The local history and heritage of Brent with a collection of over 10,000 objects.
Set in Grade I listed 16th century manor house, the museum tells the history of Haringey and Tottenham from Roman times to the present day.
Local history museum in north London, set in a Grade I-listed house built during the rein of Queen Anne in 1704.
The only museum in London dedicated to a minority group. The story of Jewish history, culture and religion told in a compelling way.
Housed in the only surviving Crystal Palace Company building, is the story and memorabilia of The Crystal Palace exhibition centre.
The Cuming family's bequeathed collection of objects of; natural history, archaeology and ethnology, among other curios.
A small intimate museum which reveals in pictures, words and objects, the 3,000 year history of Wimbledon.
A distinctive landmark since 1817, the museum tells the story of the development of the English windmill through models and machinery.
This exciting museum explores the reasons why people have moved to Hackney from all over the world for more than 1000 years.
Housed in three Victorian canalside warehouses—a reconstructed Victorian Classroom and a Victorian East End Kitchen displays its own collection of historical objects.
Tudor house surviving in the heart of a thriving East London community.
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.
A remarkable modern building of unusual architectural interest, situated in the heart of Ewell Village surrounded by beautiful grounds.
A stunning Jacobean Manor House with grade 1 listed status tells the story of Forty Hall & Estate throughout the ages.
Harrow Museum, also known as Headstone Manor & Museum is the local history museum for the London Borough of Harrow.
The Grade I listed, royal palace in Kew Gardens on the banks of the Thames.
A large and varied collection of local interest and the life of pioneering photographer Eadweard Muybridge
Merton Heritage and Local Studies Centre tells the story of Merton and its people through a changing programme of exhibitions and events.
The history of Croydon from 1800 to the present day through the objects and stories of local people.
Celebrating the rich and royal heritage of Richmond, Ham, Petersham and Kew.
A distinguished collection of antiquities, fine art and collections relating to Old Harrovians such as Churchill, Byron, Sheridan, Codrington and Cecil Beaton.
The museum explores the many different places, people and events in over 150,000 years of local Redbridge history.
A collection of artifacts of nostalgic origin located in Hall Lane. The museum holds around 14,500 artifacts of domestic and agricultural us
The museum tells the stories of the different industries that used the River Wandle. Such as Young’s Brewery, William Morris and Liberty’s.
Housed in the old ordnance factory, displays of local history with maps, photos and artefacts from the Roman era to the 20th century.
Built by Wesley in 1779, is one of London’s finest surviving examples of a small Georgian house.
The small museum within the shop, that's been on the Strand since 1717 displays the history of Twinings with photos, packaging and memorabillia.
The only surviving medieval manor house of Dagenham, partially surrounded by a moat and situated in Valence Park. With exhibitions of archaeology and rural life.
The former RAF Uxbridge site that played pivotal role in defending Britain during the Second World War.
A fine three-story Jacobean manor house built in 1622-3, with 19th century style furniture and paintings of the locality.
Housed in a former Victorian waste water pumping station and devoted to the technology and industrial history of Walthamstow.
Honeywood Museum is Sutton borough's heritage centre and local history museum.
The City of London Police Museum tells the story of the City of London Police and some of the major events that the police have dealt with since 1839.