The Museum itself is beautiful and set in a renovated ancient church with contemporary gallery spaces. As well as this, there are loads of interactive activities and a steam locomotive to ride each weekend.
The Horniman Museum has a wide variety of exhibitions, galleries and both living and taxidermy animals to explore.
Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising If you fancy travelling back in time and seeing what some of your favourite toys, foods and drinks used to look like, the Museum of Brands is the best place to go! Although most people only walk around the Abbey’s tombs and monuments, the Undercroft has some brilliantly odd articles on display, including the collection of royal effigies but also things like a corset, armour, paintings and beautiful panels of medieval glass. Garden Museum This was the first ever Gardening museum in the world! London Museum of Water and Steam The London Museum of Water and Steam is the home of the world’s largest collection of working Cornish engines.
There are wireless radios, gramophones and a whole room dedicated to magazines. The Garden Museum offers a vast collection of tools, paintings, ephemera and historical artefacts. There are loads of opportunities to explore London’s water story and there are new outdoor water fun areas, like the splash zone.
With loads of fun apparatus for you to play on, you’ll never get bored.
There’s also a lovely garden enclosure if you fancy enjoying some sun. Ham House and Gardens Ham House is one of Europe’s great 17th-century houses.
The collection has more than 3,500 items ranging from fossils and paintings to the skeleton of the 7ft 7in tall ‘Irish Giant’. The Geffrye Museum The Geffrye Museum exhibits a wide variety of the history of English interior design.
Although a little creepy, it is very interesting as you can see species that are now extinct or endangered, like the Dodo. The Wellcome Collection The Wellcome Collection always has something unusual and different to offer.
With palm trees and beautifully tiled fountains, it’s a great place to go if you want to feel like you’re on holiday.
It is also hom is easily the best place in the gardens for kids.
The collection holds over 20,000 objects relating to the human eye and visual aids – many items are very rare and unique. The collection of tools, teeth and other odontological artefacts are extremely interesting and the historical timeline of how dentistry has changed makes you extremely thankful for how efficient our dental system is today. Visitors are able to try on Georgian costumes and explore the family trail or just relax in the library and soak up the 17th and 18th century architecture. The Hunterian Museum The Hunterian Museum is not for the faint-hearted.
The Museum is a collection of gruesome anatomical, pathological, and zoological specimens.