Museum exhibitions in London October 2016

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Museums in London in October

Our guide to museum exhibitions in London during October 2016.

 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 Museum of Childhood, London
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Clangers and Bagpuss — Museum of Childhood

to Museum of Childhood The Museum of Childhood have captured The Clangers, Bagpuss and Ivor the Engine, and put them in their new exhibition.
 
 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.
 at British Library, London
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Celebrating 40 years of Punk, at the British Library

to British Library The British Library will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of punk with an exhibition exploring it's heritage and influence.
 
 at British Museum, London
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Ancient Sunken Cities — Egypt’s Lost Worlds

to British Museum This fantastic new exhibition at the British Museum will explore the ancient sunken cities that have been discovered in Egypt.
 at British Museum, London
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Courting to Contract: Love and Marriage in Iran

to British Museum The British Museum's "Courting to Contract" exhibition will explore the themes of love and marriage in Iranian art and literature.
 
 at British Museum, London
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Money Matters — at the British Museum

to British Museum 'Money Matters' will show how its role has evolved throughout the centuries, explaining concepts like taxation, inflation, banking and debt.
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
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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 Natural History Museum, London
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Colour & Vision — Look Through The Eyes of Nature

to Natural History Museum Explore the history of colour and vision in nature, and how animals see the world, in the Natural History Museum's new exhibition.
 
 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.
 
Bjork at Somerset House, London
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Bjork Digital — a virtual reality exhibition

to Somerset House Bjork Digital at Somerset House is a virtual reality exhibition showcasing some of her digital and video collaborations.
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.
 at Wallace Collection, London
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The Middle, by Tom Ellis — at the Wallace Collection

to Wallace Collection The British artist Tom Ellis has been commissioned to create a series of works for the Wallace Collection, called 'The Middle'.
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!
 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 Apsley House, London
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Twilight Tour around the Duke of Wellington’s home

to Apsley House Walk around Apsley House by torchlight, and learn a little history of the Duke of Wellington and his splendid London home.
 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 Petrie Museum, London
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Whose artefacts are they anyway?

Petrie Museum The Petrie Museum will be hosting a discussion about whether the treasures in Western museums should all be returned.
 at Museum of Childhood, London
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Magical Museum Sleepover — at the Museum of Childhood

Museum of Childhood How about spending an entire night in the Museum of Childhood, in the company of fairies, puppets and trains?
 
 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.
 at Museum of Childhood, London
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Play board games, at the Museum of Childhood

Museum of Childhood How about spending an evening playing some classic board games at the V&A Museum of Childhood?
 
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 Charles Dickens Museum, London
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Walk around the Charles Dickens Museum… after dark

Charles Dickens Museum Walk around Charles Dickens home after dark, when it's all lit with lamps and candles, and learn your future from a clairvoyant.
 
 at Apsley House, London
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Museums at Night: Apsley House

to Apsley House Explore the Duke of Wellington's former home at Apsley House after dark, when it takes part in the "Museums at Night" event.
 at Bank of England Museum, London
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Museums at Night — Bank of England Museum

Bank of England Museum Spend an evening at the Bank of England Museum, when they take part in the London-wide 'Museums at Night' event.
 
 at Museum of London Docklands, London
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Museum of London Docklands — After Dark!

to Museum of London Docklands Explore the Museum of London Docklands after dark, when they guide you through the galleries and tell some spooky tales.
 at Benjamin Franklin House, London
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Museums at Night — The Craven Street Bones

Benjamin Franklin House Discover the story of the Craven Street bones, which were uncovered in the basement of the Benjamin Franklin House.
 
 at Museum of London Docklands, London
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Supper in the shadows — Halloween on the docks

Museum of London Docklands The Museum of London Docklands will be putting on a spooky supper and guided tour of the old warehouse this Halloween.
 
 
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