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Vinopolis

Vinopolis is a London visitor attraction that presents the subject of wine and oenology through exhibits, including wine tasting. It is located at Bankside, to the east of Southwark Bridge and close to London Bridge on the south side of the River Thames. Vinopolis is devoted to the world of wine, including its history,...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Gibson Hall

Gibson Hall located in the heart of the City of London, only a stone’s throw away from Liverpool Street and Bank Station, has an impeccable reputation as one of the finest banqueting and conference venues in London. The site has won several corporate hospitality awards for its excellent customer service. Gibson ...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Leighton House Museum

The Leighton House Museum is located on the edge of Holland Park in Kensington; the house is one of the most remarkable buildings of the 19th century. Visitors can also see Leighton's grand studio on the first floor where he painted most of his masterpieces. The museum also runs a diverse and engaging exhibition and ed...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

British Museum

The British Museum is a museum of human history and culture in London. Its collections, which number more than seven million objects, are amongst the largest and most comprehensive in the world and originate from all continents, illustrating and documenting the story of human culture from its beginning to the present. ...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Kew Bridge Steam Museum

Kew Bridge Steam Museum houses a museum of water supply and a collection of water pumping steam engines. The site remains an internationally-recognised museum of steam pumping engines as a reminder of the many pumping stations spread throughout London and the UK. The museum houses the world's largest working beam engin...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Wellington Arch

Wellington Arch, also known as Constitution Arch or (originally) the Green Park Arch, is a triumphal arch located to the south of Hyde Park and at the north western corner of Green Park. Wellington Arch is a landmark for Londoners and visitors alike. Originally commissioned as a grand outer entrance to Buckingham Palac...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Sir John Soane’s Museum

Sir John Soane's Museum (often abbreviated to the Soane Museum) is a museum of architecture, and was formerly the house and studio of the neo-classical architect Sir John Soane. It holds many drawings and models of his projects and the collections of paintings, drawings and antiquities that he assembled. Sir John Soan...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Dulwich Picture Gallery was built as England's first purpose-built public art gallery. The building was built by Sir John Soane and first opened to the public in 1817. The Gallery houses a small but select collection of European old master paintings mostly of the 1600s and 1700s, many of the highest quality. It also ho...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Trinity House

Trinity House is the home of the Corporation of Trinity House of Deptford Strond which is the official General Lighthouse Authority for England, Wales and other British territorial waters (with the exception of Scotland, the Isle of Man and Northern Ireland). Trinity House is also the official deep sea pilotage authori...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection is a national museum which displays the wonderful works of art collected in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries by the first four Marquesses of Hertford and Sir Richard Wallace, the son of the 4th Marquess. It was bequeathed to the British nation by Sir Richard's widow, Lady Wallace, in 1897....16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Spencer House

Spencer House has been recognised as one of the most ambitious aristocratic town houses ever built in London and is, today, the city's only great eighteenth-century private palace to survive intact. The House was built for an ancestor of Diana, Princess of Wales and has a splendid terrace and garden with magnificent vi...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

LSO St Luke’s

St Luke's is an 18th-century Grade 1 listed Hawksmoor church, restored to become the home of the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) community and music education programme LSO Discovery. LSO is London's oldest orchestra and has a long and fascinating history. As well as rehearsals St Luke’s plays host to a diverse s...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

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, encompassing a historical experience, a student science ce...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Christ Church Spitalfields

Christ Church, Spitalfields is an Anglican church built between 1714 and 1729 to a design by Nicholas Hawksmoor. It was one of the first (and arguably one of the finest) of the so-called "Commissioners' Churches" built for the Commission for Building Fifty New Churches, which had been established by an Act of...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

The Fan Museum

The Fan Museum is the only museum in the world devoted entirely to every aspect of fans and fan making.  The Fan Museum is home to a collection of more than 3,500 predominantly antique fans from around the world dating from the 11th century to the present day. The Museum, which opened in 1991, is housed in two gr...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

St Paul’s Cathedral

St Paul’s Cathedral is not only an iconic part of the London skyline but also a symbol of the hope, resilience and strength of the city and nation it serves. Above all, St Paul’s Cathedral is a lasting monument to the glory of God. Its rich and diverse history means there is lots for visitors to the Cathedr...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Old Royal Naval College

The Old Royal Naval College is the architectural centrepiece of Maritime Greenwich a World Heritage Site in Greenwich London, described by UNESCO as being of “outstanding universal value” and reckoned to be the “finest and most dramatically sited architectural and landscape ensemble in the British Isl...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace is a royal residence set in Kensington Gardens in London. It has been a residence of the British Royal Family since the 17th century. Palace highlights include Queen Victoria’s bedroom, the King’s Gallery, the Sunken Garden, Mary of Modena’s bed, the King’s Staircase and the ne...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

National Maritime Museum

The National Maritime Museum (NMM) in Greenwich, England is the leading maritime museum of the United Kingdom and may be the largest museum of its kind in the world. The historic buildings form part of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site, it also incorporates the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, and 17th-century Qu...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Banqueting House

The Banqueting House, Whitehall, London, is the grandest and best known survivor of its architectural genre, and the only remaining component of the Palace of Whitehall. The building is important in the history of English architecture as the first classical building to be completed in a style which was to transform Eng...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

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