Museum exhibitions in London December 2016

This date has already passed

Museums in London in December

Our guide to museum exhibitions in London during December 2016.

 at London Film Museum, London
This event has already passed

Bond in Motion — collection of James Bond cars

to London Film Museum "Bond in Motion" is a huge collection of original cars, bikes and boats used during filming in the 007 James Bond movies.
 at National Maritime Museum, London
This event has already passed

Forgotten Fighters: First World War at Sea

to National Maritime Museum "Forgotten Fighters" will tell the story of the people who fought the First World War at sea, both above and below the waves.
 
 at Churchill War Rooms, London
This event has already passed

Private tour of the Churchill War Rooms

Churchill War Rooms Enjoy a private tour of the Churchill War Rooms, and experience Winston Churchill's wartime bunker from behind the glass.
 at Old Operating Theatre, London
This event has already passed

Speed surgery at the Old Operating Theatre

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

Candlelight tour of Sir John Soane’s Museum

Sir John Soane’s Museum On the first Tuesday of each month they open Sir John Soane's Museum in the evening, bathed in atmospheric candlelight.
Museum exhibition in London at Victoria & Albert Museum

to V&A The Victoria & Albert Museum's 'Undressed' exhibition will explore the history of underwear from the 18th-century to today.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Science Museum

Free 

to Science Museum The Science Museum's 'Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care' exhibition will look at medicine during the Battle of the Somme.
 at Imperial War Museum, London
This event has already passed

Real to Reel: A Century of War Movies

to Imperial War Museum "Real to Reel: A Century of War Movies" will show how real events inspired film-makers to make some classic war movies.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Museum of London

PickCheap

to Museum of London This year is the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, and the Museum of London will be putting on a special exhibition.
Museum exhibition in London at Imperial War Museum

Free

to Imperial War Museum The Imperial War Museum will be putting on an exhibition by Edmund Clark, exploring State control and the War on Terror.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Victoria & Albert Museum

to V&A The Victoria & Albert Museum's new exhibition will explore the cultural and political revolutions at the tail end of the 1960s.
 at Billingsgate Roman House and Baths, London
This event has already passed

Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

to Billingsgate Roman House and Baths A chance to see the remains of a Roman house and baths in the basement of an office block in Lower Thames Street.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Natural History Museum

Pick

to Natural History Museum Re-live the movie 'Night At The Museum' by spending a whole night inside the Natural History Museum!
Museum exhibition in London at Victoria & Albert Museum

to V&A The Victoria & Albert Museum's 'Opus Anglicanum' exhibition will show some masterpieces of English medieval embroidery.
Museum exhibition in London at Museum of Childhood

to Museum of Childhood The Museum of Childhood's new exhibition and explore the history of more than 100 board games, both old and new.
Museum exhibition in London at Imperial War Museum

Free

to Imperial War Museum Mahwish Chishty's exhibition of art at the Imperial War Museum combines Pakistani folk art with unmanned spy drones.
 
Museum exhibition in London at Natural History Museum

to Natural History Museum "Wildlife Photographer of the Year" returns to the Natural History Museum, with an exhibition of the the top 100 nature photos.
Museum exhibition in London at British Museum

to British Museum Explore the history of South Africa through its art, from early rock art to cutting-edge contemporary pieces.
 
Museum exhibition in London at National Maritime Museum

to National Maritime Museum The National Maritime Museum's new exhibition will tell the story of Admiral Nelson's controversial lover, Emma Hamilton.
Museum exhibition in London at Star Wars at O2 Arena

Pick

to O2 Arena 'Star Wars Identities' is a huge new exhibition at The O2 with 200 props, models, costumes and artworks from the movies.
 
 at Geffrye Museum, London
This event has already passed

Christmas Past: 400 Years of Traditions

to Geffrye Museum Museum exhibition in London at the Geffrye Museum. The Geffrye's "Christmas Past" exhibition explores the origins and meanings behind 400 years of Christmas traditions.
 at British Museum, London
This event has already passed

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

British Museum Enjoy a heart-warming performance of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol", in the Great Court of the British Museum.
 
 at Museum of Childhood, London
This event has already passed

Christmas Board Game Quiz Night

Museum of Childhood You're never too old to play games, so how about entering the Christmas Board Game quiz at the Museum of Childhood?
 at Bank of England Museum, London
This event has already passed

Crafty Christmas for kids, at the Bank of England

to Bank of England Museum Take your kids to the Bank of England Museum this December and enjoy an afternoon of Christmas arts and crafts.
 

We don’t have any more museum exhibitions, but how about these other days out in December?

David Sedaris — Death Knows No SeasonDecember 2016American humourist David Sedaris will be at the Barbican Hall this December with his show ‘Death Knows No Season’.

Private Eye’s Ian Hislop, and guestsDecember 2016Private Eye’s editor Ian Hislop will be taking a look back at 2016 with Craig Brown, Lewis Macleod, Jan Ravens and John Sessions.

Walking tour: The Great Fire of London in 1666December 2016The Museum of London will be putting on a walking tour around the City streets to teach us about the Great Fire of London.

Boat trip down the Thames — River and FireDecember 2016The Museum of London is putting on a boat trip down the Thames to show us how the city emerged after the Great Fire of London.

Guided tour around the area of Roman LondiniumDecember 2016Go on a guided walk through the streets of Roman London, and see what remains of the old city of Londinium.

Australia’s Impressionists — National GalleryDecember 2016The National Gallery will be putting on an exhibition of forty works which explore Australia’s Impressionist movement.

The famous Portobello Road Antiques MarketDecember 2016Portobello Road is home to the UK’s most famous antiques market, with over 100,000 people browsing hundreds of stalls.

Paul Nash exhibition — at Tate BritainDecember 2016Tate Britain’s Paul Nash exhibition will show works from his entire life, from his earliest drawings up to his iconic war paintings.

An Evening with the Stars — Royal ObservatoryDecember 2016Watch a Planetarium show and then spend an evening looking at the stars with other astronomers at the Royal Observatory.

 
Look for events in the next month
Museum exhibitions in London during January 2017
 
Copyright © 2017 London Drum. All rights reserved · Contact London Drum · Privacy policy / Terms of use / Cookies

By category

just in December

By day

just museums

By month

just museums

By venue

Find events

Custom dates

London Pass

Save some money with London Pass Cheap entry into London attractions

London Pass

Learn more about London Pass

> Save moneyFree or discounted entry into top attractions

> Save timeJump the longest queues with Fast Track entry

Oyster card

Get an Oyster for the cheapest fares The easiest way to travel in London

Oyster card

Buy Oyster Cards Buy travelcardsBuy an Oyster card

> Save moneyGet the cheapest fares on London transport

> Easy to usePay as you go credit on the buses, boats and underground trains

Cheap tickets

Buy theatre tickets

Guide book

Have you seen our London book?

London guidebook

Read a free sample of our 2017 edition

Get the ebook

Amazon.com$3.99

Amazon.co.uk£2.99

Get the paperback

Amazon.com$15.99

Amazon.co.uk£11.99

Honest reviews of London’s landmarks and attractions

Money saving tips things to do for free and cheap days out

Useful information with opening times, prices, photos, maps

London blog

Read our review:
Changing the Guard, at Buckingham Palace

This is what the final five minutes of Armageddon is going to be like, with everyone crushed up against the Pearly Gates… more

Read our review:
Chinatown

I wonder if the whole of China looks like Chinatown? It looks like one of those themed zones you find at amusement parks… more

Read our review:
Downing Street

I would make a brilliant Prime Minister. And I'm not just saying that to blow my own trumpet (I don't even own a trumpet… more

Visitor Oyster cards