Saturday, February 23, 2008

London's best museums and galleries

View from our new office at dusk, The Strand, London, UK at

SShort compilation of places to visit in London:

  • British Library
    96 Euston Rd, London
    (Diamond Sutra - earliest printed book in the world China AD 868)
    (Shakespeare's folio, Beowulf, oldest surviving Buddhist scrolls)
  • British Museum
    Great Russell St, London
  • Courtauld Collection
    Somerset House, Strand, London 020 78482526
    (one of the finest collection of Impressionist and Post Impressionist paintings in Britain)
  • Horniman Museum
    100 London road, Forest Hill, London
    (World people, culture and environment)
  • Hunterian Museum, (Royal College of Surgeons)
    34-35 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London
    (medical science advancement)
  • National Portrait Gallery
    St Martin's Place, London
    (portraits of British men and women)
  • Natural History Museum
    Cromewell Road, London
  • Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art
    53 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury, London
    (one of 20th century's greatest collection of chinese ceramics outside of China)
  • Queen's Gallery
    Buckingham Palace, London
    (Royal treasures)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
    Kew, Richmond, Surrey
    (world's largest seed bank)
  • Tate Britain
    Millbank, London
    (100 years of painting in England)
  • Tate Modern
    Bankside, London
    (international modern art)

    Brett checking out The Crack, Tate Modern 2008
  • Wallace Collection
    Hertford House, Manchester Square, London
    (French painting, porcelain and furniture)

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