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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Museums of London (From the archive)

London is home to innumerable museums. Here is a list of some museums you could visit.

Museum of London : The Museum of London has nine permanent galleries which are open to the public. The galleries are free to enter and depicts the story of London from prehistoric times until the present day.
Museum of London
150 London Wall
London EC2Y 5HN
Phone : 020 7001 9844


- Tower of London
- British Museum
- Charles Dickens Museum is located on the premises where Charles Dickens lived from 1837 to 1839.
Charles Dickens Museum
48 Doughty St,
WC1N 2LX
Phone: 020 7405 2127

- Imperial War Museum
- London Transport Museum
London Transport Museum,
Covent Garden Piazza,
London WC2E 7BB
Phone: 020 7379 6344

- The Victoria and Albert Museum : The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London is the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 4.5 million objects. Named after Prince Albert and Queen Victoria, it was founded in 1852, and has since grown to now cover some 12.5 acres and 145 galleries.
V&A Museum
Cromwell Road
London SW7 2RL
Phone: +44 (0)20 7942 2000

- The Natural History Museum : The Natural History Museum is one of three large museums on Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London.


- The National Maritime Museum : The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich is the leading maritime museum of the UK and possibly the largest museum of its kind in the world. The museum houses more than 2 million objects relating to seafaring, navigation, astronomy and time measurement .
National Maritime Museum
Romney Road,
Greenwich
London SE10 9NF


- The Fan Museum in Greenwich : The only museum in the world devoted in its entirety to all aspects of the ancient art and craft of the fan is the Fan Museum in Greenwich. The museum boasts of a collection of 3,500 predominantly antique fans from all around the world dating from the 11th century to the present day.
The Fan Museum
12 Crooms Hill,
Greenwich,
London SE10 8ER
Telephone: 0208-305 1441, 0208-293 1889


- The V&A Museum of Childhood : The V&A Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green is a a specialist museum of childhood.
V&A Museum of Childhood
Cambridge Heath Road
London E2 9PA
Tel: +44 (0)20 8983 5200



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