All Museums & Heritage

  • Vestry House Museum

    Originally built as a workhouse in 1730, Vestry House has since been a police station and a private house, before it opened as a Museum in 1931. Vestry House Museum houses Waltham Forest Archives and Local Studies Library. It is also home to an award-winning public garden. Group visits and Read more [...]

  • Orleans House Gallery

    Stroll along a peaceful riverside road into secluded woodland gardens, to find a stunning 18th century interior design – and the principal art gallery for the borough of Richmond upon Thames. Orleans House has a rich and vibrant history, from the baroque Octagon room, which was designed by renowned architect Read more [...]

  • Horniman Museum

    We are the Horniman Museum and Gardens, an inspiring, surprising, family-friendly, free attraction in South London’s Forest Hill. We’ve been open since Victorian times, when Frederick John Horniman first opened his house and extraordinary collection of objects to visitors. Since then, our collection has grown tenfold and includes internationally important Read more [...]

  • Cinema Museum

    London’s Cinema Museum is devoted to keeping alive the spirit of cinema from the days before the multiplex. Set in historic surroundings in Kennington, close to the Elephant & Castle, the Cinema Museum houses a unique collection of artefacts, memorabilia and equipment that preserves the history and grandeur of cinema Read more [...]

  • Victoria & Albert Museum

    The V&A recognises that in this rapidly changing world museums need to explore new methods of engagement in order to be relevant to, and representative of, the diverse communities that we serve. We offer a broad range of learning programmes and special events, many of which are free of charge, Read more [...]

  • Geffrye Museum

    The Geffrye explores the home and the way people live. Our collections show how homes have been used and furnished over the past 400 years, reflecting changes in society and behaviour as well as style, fashion and taste. A series of period rooms lead visitors on a walk through time from 17th century oak Read more [...]

  • National Maritime Museum

    The Museum is set in beautiful Greenwich Park and is part of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site. While you’re here why not visit the Royal Observatory and Cutty Sark – both within walking distance. The historic building includes 10 galleries, a shop, café, interactive displays and is fully wheelchair accessible. For Read more [...]

  • Forty Hall Estate

    Forty Hall is a Grade 1 Listed Jacobean Manor House, nestled in leafy Enfield and set amidst an idyllic landscape. Step in to the Hall to admire the fine architecture and stunning period rooms. Enjoy learning about the history of Forty Hall Estate through the ages and about the life of Read more [...]

  • Wellcome Collection

    Wellcome Collection is the free visitor destination for the incurably curious. Located at 183 Euston Road, London, it explores the connections between medicine, life and art in the past, present and future. The venue offers visitors contemporary and historic exhibitions and collections, lively public events, the world-renowned Wellcome Library, a café, Read more [...]

  • Burgh House & Hampstead Museum

    History Hampstead Museum was founded in 1979 by local historians Christopher and Diana Wade, with loans from Camden Libraries, Hampstead Artists Council and the Heath & Hampstead Society. After launching an appeal for objects from the local community, donations poured in and the collection now consists of approximately 3,000 objects. Read more [...]