Art Galleries and Museums

Bethnal Green Museum, Cambridge Heath Road, E.2. Costumes, silver, doll’s houses.

British Museum, Bloomsbury, W.C.1. Magna Carta, the Elgin Marbles, Nelson’s Log-Book, Scott’s Diary.

British Transport Museum, Triangle Place, S.W.4. Historic locomotives, trams and buses.

Carlyle’s House, Cheyne Row, Chelsea, S.W.3.

Chelsea Royal Hospital, Royal Hospital Road, S.W.3. Relics of the history of the Pensioners and their hospital.

Commonwealth Institute, Kensington High Street, W.8. Displays illustrating Commonwealth life, scenery, etc.

Courtauld Institute Galleries, Woburn Square W.C.1. London University’s collection of pictures. Many famous works including some from the Gambier-Parry Collection.

The Cutty Sark, Greenwich Pier, S.E.10. Last of the famous tea clippers, and now containing a small museum.

Dickens House, 48 Doughty Street, W.C.1. Dickens lived here from 1837 to 1839. Library, furniture and personal relics.

H.M.S. Discovery, Victoria Embankment, W.C.2. Scott’s famous ship and museum of his voyages.

Dulwich College Picture Gallery, College Road, S.E.21. Valuable collection of old masters and other pictures.

Fenton House, Hampstead Grove, N.W.3. The Benton Fletcher Collection of Keyboard Instruments and the Binning Collection of Porcelain and Furniture.

Flamsteed House, Greenwich Park, S.E.10. The original Royal Observatory built by Wren. The Greenwich meridian crosses the courtyard.

Foundling Hospital Museum, Brunswick Square, W.C.1. Paintings by Hogarth, Reynolds, Gainsborough, etc, and sculpture

Geffrye Museum, Kingsland Road, E.2. Furniture and furnishings from 1600 onwards.

Geological Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, S.W.7.

Guildhall Art Gallery and Museum, King Street,E.C.2.

Hampton Court Palace. Works by Titian, Holbein, Tintoretto, etc. and the Mantegna Cartoons.

Hogarth’s House, Chiswick, W.4. Hogarth lived here for 15 years.

Horniman Museum, Forest Hill, S.E.23. Ethnography, Musical instruments.

Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, S.E.1. Models, photographs, maps, weapons.

Jewish Museum, Tavistock Square, W.C.1. World Jewry domestic and public worship.

Dr. Johnson’s House, Gough Square, Fleet Street, E.C.4. Here Dr. Johnson compiled his dictionary.

Keats’ House, Keats Grove, Hampstead, N.W.3.

Kenwood House, Hampstead Lane, N.W.3. Notable paintings in a notable Adam mansion.

Leighton House, Holland Road, W.14. Interesting house designed by Lord Leighton which also contains the British Theatre Museum.

London Museum and State Apartments, Kensington Palace, W.8. London history from ancient times. Royal robes and dolls.

National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, W.C.2. Representative collection of all the great schools of painting.

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, S.E.10. Splendid collection of models, pictures, uniforms, etc.

National Portrait Gallery, Trafalgar Square. Paintings, drawings, sculpture and miniatures of famous people by famous artists.

Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, S.W.7. A great and splendid collection of animals, plants and fossils.

Public Record Office Museum, Chancery Lane, W.C.2. Domesday Book, Victory’s Log Book and Wellington’s Waterloo despatches.

Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace, S.W.1. Masterpieces from the Royal collection.

Royal Academy, Burlington House, Piccadilly, W.1. Summer exhibition of contemporary art, April—July. Diploma Galleries as announced.

Science Museum, South Kensington, S.W.7. Includes a library and a children’s gallery.

Soane Museum, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, W.C.2. Sir John Soane’s extraordinary collection of antiquities and paintings in the house he designed for himself.

Tate Gallery, Millbank, S.W.1. The National Collection of British art, modern sculpture and modern foreign painting.

Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington, S.W.7. Fine and applied arts of all periods.

Wallace Collection, Manchester Square, W.1. Furniture, paintings, armour in an 18th century town house.

Wellington Museum, Apsley House, Hyde Park Corner, S.W.1. Pictures and relics of the great Duke of Wellington in his own house.

Wesley’s Chapel and House, City Road, E.C.1.

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