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Exhibition celebrates the discovery of blood circulation

Just under 400 years ago, a British physician was to overturn 1,500 years of thinking about how the human body worked, with considerable opposition from the venue now hosting an exhibition about him. William Harvey was a very well connected


Steampunk visions of London’s future

A series of images are on display at the Museum of London, offering a futurist look at what a possible, or in at least one case, utterly impossible, future for London might look like.


Encounters with Ayurvedic Man at the Wellcome

A display of Asian medicine writings collected by the Wellcome Collection a century ago has gone on display for the first time.


Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls. ROLL UP, ROLL UP the FATBERG is in town!

A lump of congealed human waste seems an unusual object for a museum, let alone one to cause so much... is excitement the correct word?


The golden age of the Ocean Liners comes to the V&A Museum

There was a brief period of time when luxury ruled the waves, if you had the money to afford it, when interior design was deco and dresses were short.


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.