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Royal Geographical Society with IBG

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Earth Photo Exhibition

I have frequently walked past this building without previously having had the chance to visit,but... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Darlington, United Kingdom
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Such a treat

We had an invitation to visit this prestigious venue very close to the Albert Hall , hadn’t... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2017
Sarah B
Guildford, United Kingdom
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3 weeks ago
“Earth Photo Exhibition”
Nov 18, 2017
“Such a treat”
The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) is the UK's learned society and professional body for geography, founded in 1830. We are a world leader in advancing geography and supporting its practitioners in the UK and...more
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1 Kensington Gore | Entrance on Exhibition Road, London SW7 2AR, England
South Kensington
+44 20 7591 3000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have frequently walked past this building without previously having had the chance to visit,but on my most recent trip to London my eye was caught by the advertised Earth Photo Exhibition. There were some spectacular images on display in the main foyer showing man’s...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

I visited primarily to view an exhibition, but hoping to see more and learn of the history of the society. I had previously visited the Institute for Civil Engineers and had expected something similar, so I was a little disappointed. The exhibition was excellent, the...More

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Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

We had an invitation to visit this prestigious venue very close to the Albert Hall , hadn’t realised it had so much to offer. Always a small exhibition open to the public. Well worth a visit

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed June 21, 2017

Our photographers will be happy to work again at the Royal Geographical Society with IBG. The place is very interesting!

Thank Splento
Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

Had a tour of the Royal geographical society, got to see possible the oldest atlas in the world along with several exhibitions , which were absolutely amazing. The knowledgable staff and fantastic donations make it an absolutely must see and do for any adventurer, map...More

3  Thank Rachel O
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Love this place and come frequently for Monday evening lectures. Great speakers on a wide range of topics. Have a good range of explorers and mountaineers speak, which I make sure I don't miss. Organisation is such an institution and the exhibits are great and...More

Thank BDBUnitedKingdom
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Three of us visited the Crossing the Empty Quarter exhibition at the RGS recently .This provides an account of the expedition which Mark Evans led two years ago following in the footsteps of the great Betram Thomas . It is a well presented and very...More

1  Thank Mark Benjamin L
Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Amazing history. The RGS is a iconic corner stone for many historic expeditions and cultivates the imagination of many to do research and exploration. There are amazing archives and exhibitions. Which can be visited look on their website. Worth a visit if you are passing.

Thank Charliethehunter
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

I came across this by accident on my way to the Royal Albert Hall.There is an interesting exhibition about the almost forgotten role of south asians in the first world war.There are explanatory panels which reveal the stories of many of these unsung heroes.

Thank wingate
Reviewed August 31, 2016

I discovered this place some years ago, and felt immediately in love. Every time I visit it, there is some new, creative and inspiring, exhibition going on. But this year’s Environmental Photographer of the Year 2016 exhibition was amazing, moving and provocative. Brilliant!

Thank Borzov
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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque
white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's
easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with
superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and
Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely
child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to
mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall)
such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming
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