Bloomsbury Museums, Part 1, London

There are over 240 museums in London and they welcome about 42 million annual visitors nationwide. This wonderful tour will lead you to the most famous and significant museums of London Bloomsbury area, such as British Museum, Charles Dickens Museum, London Canal Museum and others.
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Bloomsbury Museums, Part 1 Map

Guide Name: Bloomsbury Museums, Part 1
Guide Location: England » London (See other walking tours in London)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km
Author: Xena
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British Museum

1) British Museum (must see)

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. The British Museum was established in 1753, largely based on the collections of the physician and scientist Sir Hans Sloane. The museum was first opened to the public on 15 January...   view more
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The Cartoon Museum

2) The Cartoon Museum

The Cartoon Museum is a London museum for British cartoons, caricatures, comic strips and animation. It has a library of over 5,000 books and 4,000 comics relating to the subject. The museum issues catalogues and features a changing display of over 250 exhibits from its collection of over 1,700 original cartoons and prints. Curator Anita O'Brien noted, "There has never been a cartoon museum [in Britain]... In spite of the very strong historical tradition here, there has always been a...   view more
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Charles Dickens Museum

3) Charles Dickens Museum

The Charles Dickens Museum is at 48 Doughty Street in Holborn, London Borough of Camden, England. It occupies a typical Georgian terraced house which was Charles Dickens' home from March 25, 1837 (a year after his marriage) to December 1839. Charles Dickens and his wife Catherine lived here with the eldest three of their ten children, with the older two of Dicken's daughters, Mary Dickens and Kate Macready Dickens, being born in the house. A new addition to the household was...   view more
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Foundling Museum

4) Foundling Museum

The Foundling Museum in London tells the story of the Foundling Hospital, Britain's first home for abandoned children. The museum houses the nationally important Foundling Hospital Art Collection as well as the Gerald Coke Handel Collection, the world's greatest privately amassed collection of Handel memorabilia. The museum examines the work of the Foundling Hospital's founder Thomas Coram, as well as the artist William Hogarth and the composer George Frideric Handel, both major...   view more
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All Visual Arts

5) All Visual Arts

Established in 2007, All Visual Arts (AVA) is well known for promoting contemporary art in the most unusual places of London, such as “The Age of the Marvellous” in 2009 at the Holy Trinity Church in Marylebone and “Vanitas: The Transience of Earthly Pleasure” at 33 Great Portland Place in 2010. In September 2010, All Visual Arts gallery finally acquired its own exhibition space at 2 Omega Place, King's Cross. The gallery is famous for supporting works of young artists as well as...   view more
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London Canal Museum

6) London Canal Museum

London Canal Museum is situated in the King's Cross area of London, on the Regent's Canal, and is a regional museum that displays information about the history of London's canals. It was opened in 1992 and is housed in a Victorian ice warehouse that was used by Carlo Gatti. The building was constructed around 1860 to house ice imported from Norway by ship and canal barge. There are two preserved ice wells under the building, one of which may be viewed from the public area of the...   view more
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Walking Tours in London, England

Create Your Own Walk in London

Create Your Own Walk in London

Creating your own self-guided walk in London is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Holborn/Covent Garden Walk

Holborn/Covent Garden Walk

During this self guided walking tour around Holborn and Covent Garden areas you will have a chance to visit such famous and interesting London attractions, as National Gallery, London Coliseum, London Transport Museum and many others. Don't miss your chance to explore the best of the Holborn and Covent Garden areas.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

London, the capital of Great Britain, is also one of the cultural capitals of the world and has been in place since the Roman times. Many of London's landmarks are truly iconic, such as the Houses of Parliament, ‘Big Ben’ clock tower and Westminster Abbey, to mention but a few. More have been added to the cityscape in recent decades and the number is growing. Follow this orientation walk to visit some of London's most prominent attractions.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.2 km
Kensington/Knightsbridge Walk

Kensington/Knightsbridge Walk

London is definitely a great cultural experience. With more than 240 operating museums and theaters dating back to Shakespeare's Globe, London guarantees something unique for every taste. Today's variety of cultural attractions presented in London is enormous. Take this tour around South Kensington, Kensington and Knightsbridge and enjoy London's culture.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.2 km
Westminster Walk

Westminster Walk

London is deservedly recognized as one of the cultural centres of the world. Among many cultural treasures found here are perfectly reserved ancient buildings, grandiose monuments and beautiful statues, as well as museums with wide collections of various objects, featuring traditions of different nations and epochs. This self guided walking tour around Westminster area will reveal some of the most exciting London mysteries to you.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km
West End Nightlife

West End Nightlife

Be prepared for the exciting, throbbing sensation of London's nightlife, one of the best in the world. You will find everything you are looking for: trendy clubs, hot atmosphere and exclusive drinks. Follow this London West End nightlife tour to get the party started!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 km
Bridges of London

Bridges of London

Thirty-four bridges span the Thames in London. Each one has its own history and is worth seeing. Take this walking tour to appreciate the beauty of London bridges.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.1 km

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