Ongoing
Kensington Palace Front Exterior
Childhood home of Queen Victoria, and more recently the dwelling of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the elegant Kensington Palace on the western edge of London's Kensington Gardens has been a royal residence for over 300 years. Much of this working Royal Palace including the lavishly decorated State Apartments is open to the public.
Ongoing
Children playing among the fountains at Somerset House
The current Somerset House, a magnificent neoclassical structure built at the end of the eighteenth century as a home for various government departments, especially those linked to the Navy and tax offices, also served as an early home of the...
Ongoing
Red brick exterior of Tate Modern as viewed from the Millennium Bridge
Perhaps London’s most recognisable modern art gallery, Tate Modern, based in a conversion of the former Bankside Power Station across the Thames from St. Paul’s Cathedral, is home to an international collection of post-1900 art including paintings, drawings, sculptures, and photography.
Ongoing
The neo-classical facade of London's National Gallery, as seen from Trafalgar Square
The National Gallery possesses more than 2,300 European masterpieces, one of the world’s greatest collections of paintings. Trafalgar Square, seen as the centre of London, was chosen by Parliament in 1831 to be the site of a new gallery which...
Ongoing
Facade of City of London's Guildhall
London’s Guildhall is the complex of buildings that, when its predecessors are included, has served for over 800 years as the administrative headquarters of what is now the City of London Corporation, the local authority responsible for the “Square Mile”....
Ongoing
Museum of London Sign
A fragment of a Roman mosaic and a focus on archaeology was the beginning of what has become the Museum of London, an award-winning, interactive, child-friendly space, and home to a collection of seven million objects that span a 10,000-year...
Ongoing
Paintings on display inside Tate Britain
Millbank’s Tate Britain­, one of four Tate galleries, is home to the national collection of British art from the present day stretching back to Tudor times. “British art” is defined not by nationality alone, but by artist contribution to the...
Until 22 Jan 2023
Vibrant sculpted figures processing
A striking, free-to-see large scale installation artwork called “The Procession” is on show in Tate Britain’s elegant Duveen Galleries until January 2023. This dramatic exhibit presents 150 life-size masked figures clothed in a kaleidoscope of colourful and bizarre costumes in...
Ongoing
View of St. Paul's Cathedral from across the Millennium Bridge
The history of London’s Iconic St. Paul’s Cathedral dates back to its consecration in 604. It was destroyed several times through the centuries–by Vikings and by fire twice–before its 1668 redesign by Christopher Wren. It then survived the Blitz, becoming...
£18.00 (Adult)
Ongoing
ZSL London Zoo giraffe enclosure
Open for research and education since 1828, ZSL London Zoo is the world’s oldest scientific zoo. It is managed by the Zoological Society of London, an international research and conservation charity. The zoo opened to the public in 1847 and...
£35.50 (Adult)
Current London Exhibitions
Until 12 Mar 2023
Photo of Basket of Apples by Cezanne hanging in Exhibition
This major exhibition of the career of Paul Cezanne presents over 80 paintings, watercolours and drawings from around the world, including 20 never previously shown in the UK.
£22 (regular price)
Until 19 Feb 2023
Headless Egyptian bust from third century BC showing hieroglyphics
This exhibition in the British Museum’s Sainsbury Exhibitions Gallery is a tribute to the scholarly endeavour exerted over many centuries in trying to decode the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic script. It is timed to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the...
£18 (Adult)
Until 22 Jan 2023
Vibrant sculpted figures processing
A striking, free-to-see large scale installation artwork called “The Procession” is on show in Tate Britain’s elegant Duveen Galleries until January 2023. This dramatic exhibit presents 150 life-size masked figures clothed in a kaleidoscope of colourful and bizarre costumes in...