See this revolutionary building and explore its dramatic history. The Banqueting House and its stories have much to offer, no matter your age or background.
Churchill War Rooms
Deep beneath the bustle of London lie the original Cabinet War Rooms - today part of the Churchill War Rooms - which sheltered the people at the heart of Britain's wartime government during the Blitz.
Household Cavalry Museum
The Household Cavalry Museum is a living museum about real people doing a real job in a real place. You can see troopers working with horses in the original 18th century stables.
Tower Bridge Exhibition
The Tower Bridge Exhibition can be overshadowed by its near neighbour The Tower of London. However, it would be a shame to miss out on the privilege of taking a closer look inside this amazing feat of Victorian engineering and innovation.
Tower of London
The Tower of London tops my list of places to visit in London. History is still alive within its walls, and it's possible to feel transported back in time. There are so many things to see here that it easily makes for a full day out, either alone or as a family.
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
Experience Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum and embark on a stunning multi-dimensional tour of the traditions, the triumphs, the emotions, and the sights and sounds that have made Wimbledon the most coveted title in tennis.
7 Hammersmith Terrace
The former home of printer Emery Walker, friend and mentor to William Morris, and the last authentic Arts and Crafts interior in Britain.
Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
Located down a back corridor and up a small stair well of St. Mary's Hospital in Paddington the the Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum offers a sightly lesser known attraction to London's customary museums. Despite its understated appearance, the laboratory is the site of arguably one of the most important events of the twentieth century: Fleming's discovery of penicillin in 1928.
All Hallows by the Tower
Located next to the Tower of London, All Hallows has a long and fascinating story to be told. We will be pleased to show you our beautiful building and tell you about our history.
Anaesthesia Heritage Centre
The Heritage Centre contains the Association’s archives, museum and rare book collection and is open to everyone. The Heritage Centre is a unique resource for research into the history of anaesthesia.
Admission free. Appointments recommended.
Who else but Sir Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington and hero of the Peninsular Wars and the Battle of Waterloo, would live at such a grand address as 'Number One, London'? Apsley House offers a wonderful illustrated slice of early nineteenth-century history, and is a must for those with an interest in this period of British military and social history.
Bank of England Museum
The Bank of England Museum tells the story of the Bank of England from its foundation in 1694 to its role today as the United Kingdom's central bank. The historical displays include material drawn from the Bank's own collections of books, documents, silver, prints, paintings, banknotes, coins and photographs
The Museum contains archives, objects, prints, photographs, paintings and maps reflecting the development of Chipping Barnet and the surrounding area, as well as a notable collection of period costumes and accessories, domestic items and lace. Its building is an attractive early Georgian house in the heart of Chipping Barnet.
Benjamin Franklin House
Benjamin Franklin House in the heart of London is a heritage 'gem.' The world's only remaining home of Benjamin Franklin was opened to the public for the first time on 17 January 2006, Ben Franklin's 300th birthday, as a dynamic museum and educational facility
Bethlem Royal Hospital Archives and Museum
Bethlem Royal Hospital is the original ‘Bedlam’, one of the world’s oldest hospitals for the treatment of mental illness. The Archives and Museum at Bethlem Royal Hospital care for an important and well-respected collection of documents, photographs, artefacts and works of art dating back to the 12th century.
British Airways Heritage Centre
The collection comprises of an extensive document archive recording the formation, development and operations of the British Airways and its predecessor companies as well as memorabilia and artefacts. Over 130 uniforms from the 1930s to the present day are preserved as well as a large collection of aircraft models and pictures.
British Dental Association Museum
The museum is based in the British Dental Association headquarters in central London and is open to everyone. From 19th century dental floss to toothache cures, clockwork drills to toothpaste adverts, there is more to discover than you might imagine.
The permanent display at the British Library is astonishing. Literature lovers will be in their element, as will historians, theologians, musicians and anyone who has an interest in the evolution of print over time.
With 6 million artefacts from cultures spanning the globe, both past and present, the British Museum in London is the number one most visited attraction in the UK, with over five million visitors per year. It is almost guaranteed that you will feel compelled to return for many more visits.