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museums in London

British Museum

British Museum

London - Great Russell Street
closed on: open every day
The British Museum in London is one of the most important museums in the World, with an exceptional collection of archaeological finds and classic art
Design Museum – London

Design Museum – London

London - 224-238 Kensington High Street
closed on: open daily, closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day
The Design Museum is a museum in Kensington, London, covering all fields of design, from architecture to graphic design, from fashion to industrial design
Imperial War Museum London | IWM

Imperial War Museum London | IWM

London - Lambeth Road
closed on: none
The Imperial War Museum London is a British museum of history, focusing on conflicts with special attention to people's experience of war and wartime life
Museum of London

Museum of London

London - London Wall, 150
closed on: none
The Museum of London, located at the Barbican Centre, is the main museum dedicated to the history of the city of London from prehistory to present day
National Gallery

National Gallery

London - Trafalgar Square
closed on: none
The National Gallery in Trafalgar Square, London, is one of the most famous and most visited museums in the world dedicated to painting
National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery

London - St Martin’s Place
closed on: none
The National Portrait Gallery in Central London is a museum dedicated to portraiture and one of the most popular cultural destinations in Britain
Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

London - Cromwell Road
closed on: none
The Natural History Museum in London, founded in 1756 as a branch of the British Museum, is one of the most important science museums in the world
Royal Academy of Arts – RA

Royal Academy of Arts – RA

London - Burlington House, Piccadilly
closed on: none
The Royal Academy of Arts (RA) on Piccadilly, London, is one of the most prestigious institutions in the world devoted to the promotion of visual arts
Saatchi Gallery

Saatchi Gallery

London - Duke of York's HQ, King's Road
closed on: none
The Saatchi Gallery is an important contemporary art forum and gallery in Central London, housed inside the Duke of York HQ palace in King's road
Science Museum

Science Museum

London - Exhibition Road
closed on: open daily
The Science Museum in London is an important museum located on Exhibition Road and dedicated to Science, Medicine, Information technology and Engineering
Serpentine Gallery

Serpentine Gallery

London - Kensington Gardens
closed on: open during exhibitions
The Serpentine Gallery at the Kensington Gardens, London, is one of the most important contemporary art centers and exhibition venues in the United Kingdom
Serpentine Sackler Gallery

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

London - Kensington Gardens
closed on: open during exhibitions
The Serpentine Sackler Gallery is a contemporary art center in London, located in the Kensington Gardens, which organizes important temporary exhibitions
Tate Britain

Tate Britain

London - Millbank
closed on: none
The Tate Britain is a famous museum in Central London dedicated to British art from the 16th century to present day, from Van Dyck to Damien Hirst
Tate Modern

Tate Modern

London - Bankside
closed on: none
The Tate Modern is an art museum in London housing one of the most remarkable collections of international and British modern and contemporary art in Europe
The Photographers’ Gallery

The Photographers’ Gallery

London - Ramillies Street, 16 – 18
closed on: none
The Photographers Gallery is the main exhibition centre in London exclusively dedicated to photography through temporary exhibitions, workshops and lectures
Victoria and Albert Museum

Victoria and Albert Museum

London - Cromwell Road
closed on: none
The Victoria and Albert Museum in London is dedicated to decorative arts, design, architecture and fashion but also displays superb sculptures and paintings

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London | Mathematics gallery at the Science museum – Zaha Hadid Architects

London | Mathematics gallery at the Science museum – Zaha Hadid Architects

On December 8, 2016, the Science Museum in London opens a new permanent exhibition dedicated to mathematics, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects
London | The renovated V&A by Amanda Levete Architects

London | The renovated V&A by Amanda Levete Architects

The design by Amanda Levete Architects for the renovated Victoria & Albert Museum on Exhibition Road, London, takes shape with a view to opening in 2017.
London | Alexandra Palace regeneration by FCB

London | Alexandra Palace regeneration by FCB

The regeneration project of the Alexandra Palace in London by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios includes the conversion of historical BBC Studios into a museum
London | The Switch House and the New Tate Modern 2016

London | The Switch House and the New Tate Modern 2016

The New Tate Modern in London, designed by Herzog & de Meuron, opens on June 17, 2016 after an architectural expansion and a complete exhibition redesign
London | The Darwin Centre phase 2

London | The Darwin Centre phase 2

The Darwin Centre phase II with it famous Cocoon is a spectacular addition to the Natural History Museum in London, designed by C. F. Møller
London | War by the eyes of people | IWM

London | War by the eyes of people | IWM

The new Atrium installation and World War One Gallery by Casson Mann at the Imperial War Museum London, opened on July 2014 and a preview of the WW2 gallery
Everyone can do art at the Tate Modern!

Everyone can do art at the Tate Modern!

Bloomberg Connects, an ensemble of interactive digital projects supported by Bloomberg, is active from September 2013 at the Tate Modern in London
London | Sackler Gallery by Zaha Hadid

London | Sackler Gallery by Zaha Hadid

The Serpentine Sackler Gallery, designed by Zaha Hadid, is the newest exhibition venue by the Serpentine Galleries in Kensington Gardens, Central London

archive of exhibitions, news, and events in London

London | “we live in the office”, an exhibition by Giles Round at RIBA

London | “we live in the office”, an exhibition by Giles Round at RIBA

Until 5 February, 2017, the Royal Institute of British Architects presents “WE LIVE IN THE OFFICE”, a commission by multi-disciplinary artist Giles Round
The London Design Biennale from 7 through 27 September 2016

The London Design Biennale from 7 through 27 September 2016

Taking place at Somerset House the first LONDON DESIGN BIENNALE will be open to the public for three-weeks, from 7 through 27 September 2016
The London Design Festival 2016 at the Victoria and Albert Museum

The London Design Festival 2016 at the Victoria and Albert Museum

As the core location of the London Design Festival 2016 the Victoria & Albert Museum will house exhibitions, installations, events, talks and workshops.
London | Asif Khan’s Serpentine Summer House 2016

London | Asif Khan’s Serpentine Summer House 2016

For his design for the Serpentine Summer House 2016 program, British architect Asif Khan conceived a sun-responsive curvilinear "tea house" made in timber
London | Yona Friedman – Serpentine Summer House 2016

London | Yona Friedman – Serpentine Summer House 2016

The Summer House in London designed by Yona Friedman for Serpentine Galleries is a modular structure inspired by his seminal project "The Spatial City"
London |  Serpentine Summer House 2016 by Barkow Leibinger

London | Serpentine Summer House 2016 by Barkow Leibinger

Barkow Leibinger designed their Summer House in Kensington Gardens, London, for Serpentine Galleries as a round-shaped open structure made of plywood loops
London | Serpentine Summer house 2016 by Kunlé Adeyemi

London | Serpentine Summer house 2016 by Kunlé Adeyemi

The Serpentine Summer House designed by Nigerian architect Kunlé Adeyemi in London is a joyful celebration of the sense and basic components of architecture
London | Serpentine Pavilion 2016 by BIG – BJarke Ingels Group

London | Serpentine Pavilion 2016 by BIG – BJarke Ingels Group

London. The 2016 Serpentine Summer Pavilion at Kensington Gardens by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group is based on a “warped” brick wall.
Strange and Familiar: Britain through the eyes of photographers

Strange and Familiar: Britain through the eyes of photographers

Strange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International Photographers, at the Barbican Gallery, is a visual investigation on 7 decades of British life
London | Botticelli Reimagined at the V&A Museum

London | Botticelli Reimagined at the V&A Museum

The exhibition Botticelli Reimagined, on view at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London depicts the influence of Botticelli on modern art, fashion and film
London | The “8th Continent” at Trafalgar Square

London | The “8th Continent” at Trafalgar Square

The "8th Continent" installation by Luzinterruptus at Trafalgar Square, made of 13,000 illuminated plastic bottles, evokes the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
The cycling revolution – Design Museum London

The cycling revolution – Design Museum London

Will two wheels change our future? "Cycle Revolution" at the Design Museum London depicts the world of cycling, its vehicles, social behaviours and tribes
London | Rain interactive by Luzinterruptus

London | Rain interactive by Luzinterruptus

The installation Rain Light by Luzinterruptus at the Totally Thames festival in London is made of 3000 self-lighting condoms filled with blue water
London | The Eames Office’s design on exhibition

London | The Eames Office’s design on exhibition

The exhibition "The world of Charles and Ray Eames" at the Barbican Art Gallery outlines the career of 2 of the most acclaimed designers of the 20th century
London | Visual art beyond vision – “Sensorium” at Tate Britain

London | Visual art beyond vision – “Sensorium” at Tate Britain

The revolutionary exhibition Sensorium running at Tate Britain in London from 26 August 2015 investigates how 4 paintings could be perceived by all 5 senses
London | “Life on Foot” at the Design Museum

London | “Life on Foot” at the Design Museum

The exhibition "Life on Foot" at the Design Museum in London until November 2015 depicts, by the example of Camper, the fascinating process of making shoes
2015 Design of the Year winners announced in London

2015 Design of the Year winners announced in London

The Design Museum in London has just announced the winners of the 8th edition of the Design of the Year award in 6 categories from Architecture to Transport
Serpentine Galleries pavilions, a history

Serpentine Galleries pavilions, a history

An history by images of all Serpentine Galleries Summer Pavilions at Kensington Gardens in London from 2000 - Zaha Hadid to 2015 - SelgasCano architects
London | The artist’s “Magnificent Obsessions”

London | The artist’s “Magnificent Obsessions”

London, the exhibition Magnificent Obsessions: the artist as collector at the Barbican Centre invites the visitors to take a dive into collecting obsessions
Lavier’s Fountain at Serpentine Galleries

Lavier’s Fountain at Serpentine Galleries

London. In the ground facing the Serpentine Sackler Gallery there's a large scale fountain made of garden hoses...
London | Wyn Evans at Serpentine

London | Wyn Evans at Serpentine

Until November 9, 2014, the Serpentine Sackler Galleryin London presents an intriguing exhibition of works by the Welsh artist Cerith Wyn Evans
London | Urban Plunge at Roca Gallery

London | Urban Plunge at Roca Gallery

Urban Plunge exhibition , Roca London Gallery by Zaha Hadid: swimming at + Pool in East River NY, House of Water Island Brygge, Copenhagen, London new baths
The London Design Festival at the V&A

The London Design Festival at the V&A

The Victoria and Albert museum houses various exhibitions connected to the 2014 London Design Festival, we present here three interesting installations
A place called home|London Design Festival

A place called home|London Design Festival

"A place called home" is the landmark project of the 2014 London Design Festival features 4 houses by Jasper Morrison, Studioilse, Patternity, Raw Edges
London | Serpentine Galleries pavilion 2014

London | Serpentine Galleries pavilion 2014

The Serpentine Galleries temporary Summer pavilion 2014 at Kensington Gardens in London, a fiberglass shell designed by the Chilean architect Smiljan Radic
London | Spring Forest in Clerkenwell

London | Spring Forest in Clerkenwell

Spring Forest is a temporary installation realised in 2012 for the yearly London design festival Clerkenwell Design Week by Draisci Studio

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