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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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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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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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8) Gunnersbury Park Museum: Perfect pots, pipes and Poles at the park.


Gunnersbury Park Museum. I went to this museum by accident, but man am I glad I did; it’s the most beautiful museum I’ve been to so far this year, and will probably remain one of the most beautiful settings. Location: … Continue reading

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7) Dennis Severs’ House: It stinks. This is a good thing.


Dennis Severs’ House. If you’ve ever seen a refitted room at a historical building and wished you could step over the velvet rope to take a seat amongst the splendour, then you’ll like it here. Location: 18 Folgate St, Spitalfields, … Continue reading

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6) The Museum in Docklands: Boats, bridges, and, um, a supermarket.


The Museum in Docklands. • Location: West India Quay, London E14 4AL. • Type of Museum: Local history with a big locale. • Admission times/prices: Mon-Sun 10am-6pm, free. • Facilities: Shops, licensed bar and restaurant, free film showings, family events … Continue reading

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5) The Museum of Londinium, no, Londonwic, no, Lundenberg…


The Museum of London. Location: 150 London Wall, Moorgate, EC2Y 5HN Type of Museum: Local history. Admission times/prices:  Mon-Sun 10am-6pm, free. Facilities: Shop, 2 cafes, licensed bar and restaurant, lecture theatre, education centre. Transport: Tube from Barbican, St Paul’s or … Continue reading

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