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I went to the Clink Prison Museum so you don’t have to

The headline is what you expect me to say about this notorious tourist trap, but actually, DO go to the Clink Prison Museum, for its reputation is ill-deserved.


Monty Python’s Flying Exhibition hits the Southbank

In this it's 50th year, there's an exhibition about Monty Python at the BFI Southbank as part of their series of film screenings.


Exhibition about Islington’s lost Music Halls

There's a rather fun exhibition on at the moment about the pre-television era of mass entertainment, the music halls and the people who they turned into later television stars.


Stolen Moments – Namibian music history untold (1950-80s)

There's an exhibition on for a few weeks that's surprisingly exciting to visit - about the lost pop music revival of Namibia.


Pay a visit to St Bartholomew’s Hospital Museum

Easy to walk past without noticing, but under the old gatehouse to Barts Hospital is a museum to its 900 odd years of history.


Visit Greenwich’s Painted Hall

Apart from the park, the observatory and the "replica" sailing ship, Greenwich is home to one of the grandest painted halls in the world.


Visit the Freemason’s Museum

For a building that looks imposing and full of secrets, Freemason's Hall is actually open to the public, and free to go in.


A lunar exhibition of moon rocks and art in Greenwich

On this anniversary year of the moon landings, one of the many exhibitions that are opening is in London, and looks not just at the moon landing, but at the moon entire.


Local Museums – Redbridge Museum

The town of Illford has a local museum that's not called Ilford Museum, but named after the much larger borough that it's within - welcome to Redbridge Museum.


325 object to mark 325 years of the Bank of England

The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street is of the sort of age that you should never mention about a lady, but she's dug out an object for every year of her life.


Driverless: Who is in control?

Self driving cars may seem like a modern invention, but they're much older than you might realise.


The year St Paul’s Cathedral nearly lost its dome

It's Christmas Eve 1924 and while people are preparing for the festivities, the City of London is busy preparing an urgent notice - they plan to close St Paul's Cathedral.


The Museum of the Moon at the Natural History Museum

Deep within the Natural History Museum is a huge cavernous space filled with a giant floating replica of the moon.


See spies and spooks at the Science Museum

A new exhibition that is less James Bond and more Q looks at the history of how British spies kept their secrets safe from enemies.


Sir Thomas Gresham: Tudor, Trader, Shipper, Spy

A man who can serve four Tudor monarchs without losing his head, while becoming fantastically rich at the same time is bound to be an enigmatic figure.