Monthly Archives: February 2011

12) The Museum of the Order of St John: From Slings and Arrows to Slings and Aspirin.


The Museum of the Order of St John We think of them as kindly helpers at village fetes patching up minor injuries and teaching people how to resuscitate shop window dummies, but once upon a time they were warrior monks … Continue reading

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11) John Wesley’s House: All About Him – and Hymns.


http://www.wesleyschapel.org.uk/house.htm John Wesley’s House and Museum of Methodism. Here you get to preach from Wesley’s pulpit, sit in his reading chair and admire his massive organ. Oh, and learn a little about one of the biggest Christian denominations, if you … Continue reading

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Competition: Free Victoria and Albert Museum membership!


To celebrate being a tenth of the way to my goal, I’ve decided to offer one Victoria and Albert Museum membership – free! Groupon had a special deal for these memberships a while ago and I bought two, but can’t … Continue reading

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10) The Ragged School Museum: Gazunders, Canes, and Addictive Balls.


The Ragged School Museum. Back straight! Elbows off the table! And don’t step on the gazunder! Location: Copperfield Rd, Mile End, E3 4RR. Type of Museum: Local History/Social History. Admission times/prices: 10am to 5pm Wednesdays and Thursdays, and 2pm and … Continue reading

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Explore museums from your sofa.


Explore museums just like on Streetview, only better. Click on the doorway to go from room to room and you’re dragged forward in what looks like a special effect from an 80s scifi series. Very cool. Hopefully they’ll have more … Continue reading

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9) The Science Museum: Flaming Bubbles, Deadly Briefcases and Broken Hearts.


The Science Museum. I’ve been here at least 50 times in ten years – a sign that it’s either amazing, or I have some sort of syndrome. Location: South Kensington, SW7 2D Type of Museum: I think you can probably … Continue reading

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