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Southwark’s Roman sarcophagus to go on display

Last year, a rare discovery was made in Southwark, of a Roman sarcophagus -- and later this year it is to go on public display as part of a new exhibition.


What is a family — when visiting a museum?

Some families are made up of two children and two adults, but many are not. But which London venues that charge entry have adapted to the modern family size?


See the superheroes who built London

Joseph Bazalgette as Captain Sanitation! Thomas Telford as Colossus! Andy Mitchell as Infrastructo! They're the superheroes who built, and are still building London.


Find the Museum at Pooh Corner

A corner of central London is now a 100 acre wood and children's fantasy, overflowing with honey and a small bridge over a stream filling with small twigs.


You wont be sleepy after a visit to the Anaesthesia Museum

Students getting high on ether parties and drowned people being revived with tobacco enemas are aspects of the history of anesthetic that the Anaesthesia Museum prefers to gloss over.


Hidden in plain sight – an exhibition celebrating nursing diversity

There's a nice little exhibition on at the moment that records the diverse history of diversity within the nursing profession.


Hear 140 years of Recorded Sound at the British Library

The British Library is not just a space for silent contemplation of worthy tomes, it's also a huge collection of audio recordings, and some are now on "display".


70 years of celebrating concrete

A magazine starting publishing in 1947, and it's still going strong today, so there's an exhibition about its namesake - concrete.


See ordinary animals as never seen before

There's a display of ordinary animals, mundane animals, commonplace animals, and you'll want to visit to see them, for they are in an unusual home.


Jeremy Bentham’s mummified head goes on public display

Long locked away following a botched preservation attempt, the decapitated mummified head of the philosopher, Jeremy Bentham has been put on display for the first time in decades.


Sir John Soane’s Museum to start opening on Sundays

This curiously eclectic museum in the heart of London has long been closed on Sundays, but no longer.


The V&A looks at Plywood and likes it

The ancient Egyptians invented it, the Victorians industrialised it, the Edwardians loved it, and most of us who sat on plywood chairs at school hated it.


See modern mosaics in a City of London church

Each summer, a church in the City of London hosts an exhibition of newly created mosaics from the studios of Southbank Mosaics.


London’s newest museum – the Postal and Mail Rail

A new museum has opened in London, and deep underneath, it has the ultimate toy -- it's very own private tube tunnel railway, and you can go for a ride in it.


The shattered bodies of war at the Science Museum

An exhibition at the Science Museum looks at what happens when diplomacy fails, and war shatters people, in body and mind.


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