Museum exhibitions in London

London museum exhibitions

Our guide to upcoming events and exhibitions in London’s museums.

 
Kensington Palace

Exhibition of Royal dresses, at Kensington Palace

to Kensington Palace, Kensington "Fashion Rules" at Kensington Palace showcases some dresses worn by the Queen, Princess Margaret and Princess Diana.
London Film Museum

Bond in Motion — collection of James Bond cars

to London Film Museum, Covent Garden "Bond in Motion" is a huge collection of original cars, bikes and boats used during filming in the 007 James Bond movies.
 
British Museum

8 Ancient Lives: New Discoveries

to British Museum, Bloomsbury The British Museum's "Ancient Lives" exhibition will introduce you to eight people whose bodies have been preserved.
National Maritime Museum

FreeForgotten Fighters: First World War at Sea

to National Maritime Museum, Greenwich "Forgotten Fighters" will tell the story of the people who fought the First World War at sea, both above and below the waves.
 
Wallace Collection

FreeWallace Collection: Furniture conservation

to Wallace Collection, Marylebone The Wallace Collection will be shining a light on some of their most recent conservation and research techniques.
Natural History Museum

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

to Natural History Museum, South Kensington The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will showcase the best images from the world's most prestigious wildlife...
 
Elvis Presley at O2 Arena

PickElvis at The O2 — The Exhibition of His Life

to O2 Arena, North Greenwich The King is coming to London -- Elvis Presley fans are in for a treat in 2015, when the largest Elvis retrospective ever mounted...
Churchill War Rooms

  Private tour of the Churchill War Rooms

Churchill War Rooms, Westminster Enjoy a private tour of the Churchill War Rooms, and experience Winston Churchill's wartime bunker from behind the glass.
 
Old Operating Theatre Museum & Herb Garret

CheapSpeed surgery at the Old Operating Theatre

Old Operating Theatre, London Enjoy a demonstration of 19th-century surgery, held in the confines of the Old Operating Theatre at St Thomas's Hospital.
Sir John Soane’s Museum

PickFreeCandlelight tour of Sir John Soane’s Museum

Sir John Soane’s Museum, Holborn On the first Tuesday of each month they open Sir John Soane's Museum in the evening, bathed in atmospheric candlelight.
 
British Museum

FreeNapoleon Bonaparte and the British

to British Museum, Bloomsbury "Bonaparte and the British" at the British Museum will include prints and propaganda from the time of Napoleon Bonaparte.
British Library

PickMagna Carta — Law, Liberty and Legacy

to British Library, St. Pancras The British Library will mark the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta by putting on a special exhibition exploring...
 
Geffrye Museum

CheapBeing homeless in Victorian London

to Geffrye Museum, Shoreditch The Geffrye's new exhibition is called "Homes of the Homeless: Seeking Shelter in Victorian London", and explores what life was...
British Museum

Defining Beauty: The body in ancient Greek art

to British Museum, Bloomsbury The British Museum's new exhibition is called "Defining Beauty", and will explore the role of beauty in ancient Greek art.
 
Natural History Museum

Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea

to Natural History Museum, South Kensington Come along to the Natural History Museum and meet some inhabitants of a richly diverse coral reef.
Spice World at Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!

SpiceWorld (Spice Girls) exhibition at Ripley’s

to Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!, Piccadilly Circus Re-live the glory days of girl power and the Spice Girls, when Ripley's opens up a "SpiceWorld" exhibition for two months.
 
Victoria & Albert Museum

FreeAll of This Belongs to You — V&A Museum

to V&A, South Kensington The V&A Museum will be putting on an exhibition called "All Of This Belongs To You", to mark the coming General Election.
Natural History Museum

CheapButterfly House, at the Natural History Museum

to Natural History Museum, South Kensington Walk amongst the real-live butterflies at the Natural History Museum, when they set up their Butterfly House in the summer.
 
Victoria & Albert Museum

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

to V&A, South Kensington Alexander McQueen was one of our most innovative designers, and "Savage Beauty" will be the largest retrospective of his work to...
British Museum

The indigenous people of Australia

to British Museum, Bloomsbury The British Museum's "Indigenous Australia" exhibition will display objects from the Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders.
 
 
 

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