William Morris Gallery

Situated in a house built in the 1740’s and set in Lloyd Park, Walthamstow, the William Morris Gallery reopened in August 2012 following a fantastic redevelopment. It is the only public gallery devoted to Morris – who for a period lived in the house – and is home to many permanent displays as well asContinue reading “William Morris Gallery”

Docklands Museum

Museum of London Docklands, Isle of Dogs, London. The museum, which opened in 2003 in an old sugar warehouse, contains artefacts and displays telling the history of the Thames and Docklands area, from Roman times to the closure of the docks in the 1970’s and subsequent development into a busy business district. Among the manyContinue reading “Docklands Museum”

Leighton House Museum

Leighton House Museum, Kensington, London. The house was once home to Victorian artist Frederic Leighton who over a period of 30 years expanded the building and filled it with treasures from all over the world. The centrepiece of this work is the Arab Hall, decorated with hundres of Middle Eastern tiles. A fascinating place, tuckedContinue reading “Leighton House Museum”

Science Museum

The Science Museum, Kensington, London. Founded in 1857, London’s Science Museum is world renowned for its collections and galleries, home to over 300,000 items. A popular desination on the London tourist circuit, the museum is free to all and welcomes over 2.7 million visitors every year. Many displays are interactive and hands on keeping childrenContinue reading “Science Museum”