Museum exhibitions in London January 2017

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Museums in London in January

Our guide to museum exhibitions in London during January 2017.

 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.
 at Museum of London, London
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Fire! Fire! Great Fire of London exhibition

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 Natural History Museum

 

to Natural History Museum Collect evidence around the Natural History Museum and become a CSI for a night, during "Crime Scene Live".
 
 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.
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.
 at Museum of Childhood, London
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Game Plan — Old board games, re-discovered

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 Natural History Museum, London
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Dino Snores sleep-over (for grown-ups)

to Natural History Museum Re-live Ben Stiller's "Night At The Museum" movie, with an adult-only sleep-over at the Natural History Museum.
 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.
 
 at National Maritime Museum, London
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Emma Hamilton: Seduction and Celebrity

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.
Museum exhibition in London at 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 Alexandra Palace, London
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London Model Engineering Exhibition

to Alexandra Palace The London Model Engineering Exhibition has everything from model trains and railways, to tanks, trucks, boats and planes.

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

Attend PMQs (Prime Minister’s Questions)January 2017You can watch the Prime Minister get grilled by the House of Commons every Wednesday, at Prime Minister’s Questions.

Listen to MPs in the Houses of CommonsJanuary 2017Visitors can enter the Houses of Parliament for free, and watch MPs debating in the House of Lords and House of Commons.

Medieval Banquet, with minstrels and knightsJanuary 2017Come and enjoy a medieval banquet alongside English knights, singing minstrels, and the great King Henry VIII himself.

Walk in the footsteps of Jack the RipperJanuary 2017Walk the streets of Whitechapel and try and discover the identity of the Victorian murderer Jack the Ripper – if you dare!

4 O’Clock Parade, or Dismounting CeremonyJanuary 2017The Dismounting Ceremony (or 4 O’Clock Parade) is a short ceremony that takes place every day at the Horse Guards.

Yeoman Warder tour, at the Tower of LondonJanuary 2017One of the best ways of seeing the Tower of London is alongside a Yeoman Warder (better known as the “Beefeaters”).

Lazarus — David Bowie’s final workJanuary 2017‘Lazarus’ is a musical based on ‘The Man Who Fell To Earth’, and was one of the last works created by David Bowie.

Ghost Tour of Hampton Court PalaceJanuary 2017Spend a spooky night at Hampton Court being led around the courtyards, whilst listening to some spine-tingling ghost stories.

Be a Zoo Keeper for a day, at London ZooJanuary 2017Get closer to the animals at London Zoo, and help to feed and muck them out, by becoming a London Zoo keeper for a day.

 
 
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