Museums in South Kensington

Top 5 Museums in South Kensington (London)

Museums in South Kensington

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  • NataliePops
    Southampton, UK217 contributions
    I visited this museum today with my family, including a young child.
    There was something that caught all of our interests during our visit.
    The dinosaur room was our favourite, especially the real life, moving t-rex.

    The escalator where you end up in the moon/ egg was really cool, we all enjoyed this.

    The earthquake stimulator was cool, soo much information and videos.

    I would recommend pre booking your free tickets, we managed to skip a long queue because of this.
    Written January 29, 2023
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  • Pete D
    24 contributions
    Totally outstanding. Except for. . . .
    The kids wonderlab
    £25 for a family ticket. What for??? My grandsons 7 , I,m 59. What was I going to do. I made a donation going in. Seriously enjoy the place but if your not 7 and don,t want pay £12 each to see the most basic stuff . STAY OUT.
    Manchester science museum has a much better interactive area.
    Written January 28, 2023
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  • Bluebellplasnewydd
    Cardiff, UK1,632 contributions
    Situated near Kensington High Street underground this place looks like a shop. In fact it contains an exhibition centre, Japanese restaurant, travel advice and there are items for sale. It’s aim is to promote Japan and it is a delightful place to spend time. We visited to see an exhibition of Japanese joinery which was worthwhile. Additionally there are household items and pottery for sale - all beautifully displayed but quite expensive. Visit if you are in the area.
    Written January 20, 2023
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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland17,589 contributions
    The royal college of music is essentially a misuse of music instruments . The buildings are outstanding and very grand.
    Written July 31, 2022
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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland17,589 contributions
    Great statute of the founder of the Boy Scouts. He lived from 1857 to 1941. A worldwide movement was indeed what he created in fairness.
    Written August 5, 2019
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  • Master Jonjon
    London, UK344 contributions
    ONE-SENTENCE SUMMARY. A solo exhibition linking the hardship of both territories.

    Exhibits occupy both the ground floor galleries and the basement.

    G/F: Sketches and diaries based on interviews in Palestine.

    Basement: Craft works surrounded by cold political statements, the Indian Constitution and Kashmir’s independence declarations.

    LOCATION. Nearest station: Earl’s Court. As you exit the station, go across the street then all the way north, north, north. The Mosaic Road is right across Cromwell Road.

    FEES. Free entry for all.

    BEFORE YOU VISIT. The website is pretty ambiguous on its holiday opening hours. To avoid disappointment, enquire before your journey.
    Written March 4, 2020
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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland17,589 contributions
    Thackeray Gallery is in Kensington and very much off the main road so not one you would walk past. It’s relatively small.
    Written April 3, 2022
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  • futtock21
    London, UK11,428 contributions
    What is the Dana Centre? I wondered, speculating as to whether it might be a musical venue commemorating the life and times of Ireland’s first Eurovision winner in 1970. Or a Bulgarian cultural centre? In fact it’s a library and research centre that is part of the Science Museum. Designed by Richard MacCormac of MJP Architects it opened in 2003 as a venue for contemporary scientific debate. It re-opened in late 2015 as a library and research centre with the aim of providing a ‘world-class environment for academic research, bringing together the museum’s thriving research and public history department with access to its library and research collections.’
    Written October 20, 2019
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