Wandering around Liverpool Street Station, and a small dark alley contains an unexpected gem -- an old map of London.
A vast 17th century cloth from India has gone on display in the British Museum, filling an entire wall of the gallery.
A huge and ornate fresco that probably adorned the residence of a wealthy Roman citizen has been discovered by archaeologists next to Leadenhall Market in the City of London.
In ancient temples did crocodiles dwell, worshiped and admired, until mighty Egypt fell.
On this day, 492 years ago, the center of London was abandoned as some 20,000 people fled the arrival of a massive tidal wave that was to devastate the centre of the city.
As developers move in with bulldozers, the Hovercraft Museum Trust is this evening fighting desperately to save one of the two remaining cross channel SRN4 hovercraft from destruction.
For the past 150 years, a mystery has surrounded part of the City of London, where an unusually large number of human skulls were discovered, but without their bodies.
One hundred years ago, Londoners woke up to find their familiar underground station signs were being bastardized with some modern interloper.
When the railways were younger, the motor car didn't exist, and the Christmas holidays were just one day, trains were commonplace on Christmas Day itself.
Just after Christmas, the distinctive wail of an air-raid siren will once again echo out across the City of London.
For nearly 600 years it has sat in a box in a vault, taken out just once a year for a ceremony and then put away, but finally, Henry V’s Crystal Sceptre has gone on public display.
One of London's smaller industrial heritage museums is usually open just one Sunday per month, but is about to start opening on Saturdays as well.
Mathematician, magician, astronomer, astrologer, explorer, occultist, imperialist, alchemist and spy, John Dee continues to fascinate centuries after he first stepped foot in the court of Elizabeth I.
A fairly rare chance to dine, for a price, at Simpson's Tavern in the evening hours.
To mark the 200th anniversary of her birth, the Science Museum has opened a small gallery devoted the "mother of computing", Ada Lovelace.
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