Cultural Walk in London, London

London is a beautiful city with a vibrant cultural life expressed in numerous private art galleries, theaters, centres and libraries. Most of the galleries offer a broad outlook of local culture through its intriguing displays. Take this walking tour to explore the most exciting cultural venues of the city.
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Guide Name: Cultural Walk in London
Guide Location: Canada » London (See other walking tours in London)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 km
Author: sabrina
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Jonathon Bancroft-Snell Gallery

1) Jonathon Bancroft-Snell Gallery (must see)

Jonathon Bancroft-Snell Gallery is the largest ceramic art gallery in Canada. Works created by top painters, ceramicists and metalsmiths are displayed here. The gallery’s modern interior with its red-and-black-coloured walls go beautifully with the fascinating exhibitions of unique ceramic objects, sculptures and attractive paintings. Open Monday to Saturday 10am-6pm, Sundays by appointment.
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London Public Library

2) London Public Library

The London Public Library is more than just a library; it is a real cultural gem in the city with a large variety of public activities and services to offer. There is an extensive selection of national and international publications, bestsellers, art auction catalogues, extensive files on Canadian and International artists as well as film makers and musicians. The library offers art exhibitions, learning programs for kids, teens and adults, internet café and many other facilities. Open Monday to Thursday from 9am to 9pm, Fridays from 9am to 6pm, Saturdays from 9am to 5pm.
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The Innuit Gallery

3) The Innuit Gallery

The Innuit Gallery is another great cultural venue of the city. Founded in 1983, the gallery continues to provide local and international visitors with the best visual art representations. The gallery features exhibitions of prints, drawings, paintings, sculptures, pottery, handcrafted jewelry items and many others. Open Monday to Friday from 10am to 5:30pm, Saturdays from 10am to 5pm.
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David E. White Art Gallery

4) David E. White Art Gallery

David E. White retail center features a fashion clothing store, barber shop and an exclusive Art Gallery, which opened for the first time in 2008. Excellent collections of original paintings in various media created by regional and national artists are beautifully presented in the gallery’s spacious well-lit rooms. Enjoy contemporary art, abstract paintings, watercolors, silverpoint, sculptures and many other attractive shows. Open Monday through Friday 9:30am-5:30pm, Saturdays 10am-5pm.
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Michael Gibson Gallery

5) Michael Gibson Gallery

The Michael Gibson Gallery is a private art gallery hugely popular among locals and tourists. Since its foundation in 1984 the gallery is working to support and promote fine artwork made by national and international artists. A number of changing exhibitions include works on paper, modern and historic paintings, photography and others. The gallery is open Tuesday through Friday 11am-5:30pm, Saturdays 11am-5pm or by appointment.
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Framing & Art Centre

6) Framing & Art Centre

Framing & Art Centre specializes in custom framing services and features a lovely art gallery. It is the best place to get your favourite peace of art or photo framed – a variety of frames colours, styles and sizes is impressive. The gallery exhibits contemporary art, abstract paintings, watercolor art and other interesting works made by local artists. In addition there is a stunning collection of wearable art created by Canadian jewelry artists. The centre is open Mondays, Tuesdays and Saturdays from 10am to 5pm, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10am to 6pm.

Walking Tours in London, Ontario

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.
Downtown Orientation Walk

Downtown Orientation Walk

Similarly to its English “big brother”, Canadian London has its own St. Paul's Cathedral and Thames River. The city centre features an abundance of lush parks and greenways, including the prominent Victoria Park. Topping the list of the local museums is the Museum London, showcasing regional art and historical artifacts, while the Banting House is recognized worldwide as “The Birthplace of Insulin.” To explore these and other key attractions of London, Canada, follow this orientation walk.

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

London Places of Worship Tour

London has numerous places of worship. The diversity of architectural styles and rich decorative features of the city’s churches and cathedrals continue to catch tourists’ eyes and give locals warm congregational communities. Take the following self-guided tour to visit London’s most prominent religious buildings.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 km
London Museums Walking Tour

London Museums Walking Tour

Named after London - the capital city of England, London is an exciting city for tourists in Canada. This city has numerous beautiful attractions, as well as several charming museums. London Regional Children’s Museum is a perfect spot for great family fun, while Royal Canadian Regiment Museum hosts impressive exhibitions of weapons, tanks and other thrilling military artifacts. The following walking tour will guide you to London’s most popular museums.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.1 km