All the news from London’s museums
It’s a curious thing, Moquette, that hard wearing fabric in bold designs that seems to spark strong passions in people. Is it the design, the familiarity, the heritage, the links with London Transport?
Alongside the design of the stations, London Underground’s posters heritage is justly world-famous.
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.
An intricate British-made watch which sold in 2017 for £3.2 million has gone on display in the Science Museum for the next few years.
A relief from the prices that steam trains have to charge for trips, as a 1950s vintage trains offers affordable runs along part of the Metropolitan line in September.
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.
It’s a compliment of sorts when your museum is so popular that it has to stop allowing people to just turn up and visit.
Self driving cars may seem like a modern invention, but they’re much older than you might realise.
Deep within the Natural History Museum is a huge cavernous space filled with a giant floating replica of the moon.
There will be a chance to go behind the scenes at Piccadilly Circus tube station as part of the expanding Hidden London tours from the London Transport 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.
Following the success of the large glowing tube roundels sold by the London Transport Museum, they’ve launched a smaller version as well.
Nearly 20 years ago, the Horniman Museum in South London expanded, and now they need to do so again.
Although Smithfields is still a functioning meat market, about half of the Victorian buildings are derelict and this weekend is a chance to go inside.
The Science Museum is celebrating the anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission with a special screening of The Clangers – in its huge IMAX cinema.
Famous for its 18th century alms house buildings, the Geffrye Museum is currently being gutted and turned into something rather interesting.
Following the “sold out in one day” success of the District line moquette socks, the Transport Museum has more socks in stock.
At a time when art seems to be getting ever larger and less able to fit into private homes, there’s an exhibition of the opposite end of the spectrum, of postcards as art.
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