At a time when we are asked to stay at our home, I want to offer you the occasion to learn about Sir Francis Drake and his famous ship The Golden Hinde, and embark on a sea journey! As soon as London will be safe again, you will be able to explore it for real … Take care everyone!
This year, the World Book Day is celebrated on the 5th March, to encourage everyone (especially kids) to read. On this occasion, I find it interesting to present the most famous library in London: The British Library. Located in St Pancras, this building hides many more treasures than just books!
For those of you wishing to release their inner child and play in a room full of old cars, coaches and trains, I have got the right place to visit: The London Transport Museum! Located in Covent Garden, it is the perfect playground for families and all historic vehicles enthusiasts!
The Wellcome Collection is a free museum and library on Euston road, London. This venue offers many opportunities to explore all information related to Health and Medicine. It also conceals plenty of curios you should definitely discover… surprise, surprise!
Restorations projects of Parks and Houses in West London have transformed the area. Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery has recently reopened and gives everyone an opportunity to discover British architect Sir John Soane, as well as it showcases Anish Kapoor’s stunning mirrors. Don’t miss it!
The National Gallery is a must-see in London. Whether you are an Art Lover or just a curious person, you will learn a lot from this Art Institution. Being located on Trafalgar square and offering a free access to permanent collections, you definitely can’t miss it !
The HMS Belfast history is quite fascinating from its launch in 1938 through to its arrival in London in 1971, when it became a museum ship and at the same time an iconic part of the London skyline. Let’s know more about this famous warship …
Chocolates are good to taste and devour any time of the year, aren’t they? If you are passionate about eating them, even making them, as well as discovering the history of chocolate and its development around the world, head to Brixton (south of London): there is a museum you HAVE to visit!
The Design Museum, originally located by the River Thames near Tower Bridge, reopened last November on High Street Kensington. It was founded in 1989 by Sir Terence Conran (the famous designer and founder of Habitat and then the Conran Shop). The Design Museum worked with the John Pawson’s team on the museum’s interior fit-out to turn it into a 21st century’s landmark. I was quite excited a few weeks ago to see the new creation of Sir Conran. And you’ll see it’s worth the visit!
I must say I am not particularly attracted by museums related to wartime. But after wandering in the Imperial War Museum for a few hours without noticing the time, I was forced to admit I enjoyed visiting this museum. And once again, this museum offers free admission, therefore you have no excuse avoiding it…