Museum exhibitions in London December 2016

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Museums in London in December

Our guide to museum exhibitions in London during December 2016.

 at London Film Museum, London
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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
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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 Victoria & Albert Museum, London
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Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear

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

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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
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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

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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

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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.
 at Victoria & Albert Museum, London
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You Say You Want a Revolution? 1966-1970

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
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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

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to Natural History Museum Re-live the movie 'Night At The Museum' by spending a whole night inside the Natural History Museum!
 
 at Victoria & Albert Museum, London
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Opus Anglicanum: English Medieval Embroidery

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.
 
 at Imperial War Museum, London
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Mahwish Chishty: Spy drones and Pakistani folk art

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.
 
 at British Museum, London
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South Africa: The Art of a Nation — 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

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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
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Christmas Past: 400 Years of Traditions

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

Quote-a-long to Will Ferrell’s ‘Elf’ movieDecember 2016Quote along to Will Ferrell’s classic Christmas comedy “Elf”, where he seeks out his grumpy dad James Caan in New York.

Beyond Caravaggio — at the National GalleryDecember 2016‘Beyond Caravaggio’ at the National Gallery will explore the impact that Caravaggio’s paintings had on later artists.

Sham 69 — at the O2 Forum Kentish TownDecember 2016Sham 69 will be doing some live shows in December, including one night at the O2 Forum Kentish Town.

 
 
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