They’ve been closed for months, and are staggering towards limited openings, but museums and galleries have a lot of pent up demand to visit — if there are good exhibitions to see.
All the news from London’s museums
The museum inside Charles Dickens London home is reopening after its virus lockdown, with a new exhibition that will include eight newly colourised portraits.
A couple of years ago, a prophetic exhibition about pandemics was held at the Museum of London, and now they’ve put it online.
Images have been released showing the proposed new home for the Museum of London in Smithfield, near Farringdon station.
The British Museum has revamped its online collections database, making over 1.9 million photos of its collection available for free online under a Creative Commons license.
The Museum of London is seeking to collect both objects and first-hand experiences to reflect Londoners’ lives during these dark days, in order to keep a record and to ensure future generations
The Natural History Museum has shown off plans to revamp the space in front of the museum, including putting a dinosaur in the garden.
The UK’s only known example of a late Medieval jewelled cluster brooch, discovered by a metal detectorist in 2017 has gone on display in the V&A Museum.