London Museums Gazetteer

These are just a taste of the wonderful museums and galleries of London. If you have a particular interest, chances are there is a museum devoted to it in London. Note that several of the museums are clustered near to each other in South Kensington, making for an easy day out. If you are venturing beyond London, see our list of museums throughout the UK.

Name Underground Zone Miles to station Heritage Rating
Arsenal Museum Arsenal 2 0.20 2 Heritage Rating
Asia House Regent's Park 1 0.30 3 Heritage Rating
Bank of England Museum Farringdon 1 0.40 3 Heritage Rating
Bankside Gallery Blackfriars 1 0.30 2 Heritage Rating
Ben Uri Gallery & Museum Kilburn Park 2 0.40 2 Heritage Rating
Benjamin Franklin House Charing Cross 1 0.00 3 Heritage Rating
British Library King's Cross St. Pancras 1 0.20 5 Heritage Rating
British Museum Tottenham Court Road 1 0.30 5 Heritage Rating
Charles Dickens Museum Russell Square 1 0.40 3 Heritage Rating
Churchill War Rooms Westminster 1 0.20 3 Heritage Rating
Cinema Museum Elephant & Castle 1.5 0.30 1 Heritage Rating
Clink Prison Museum London Bridge 1 0.30 5 Heritage Rating
Clockmakers' Museum Farringdon 1 0.40 3 Heritage Rating
Courtauld Gallery Temple 1 0.10 3 Heritage Rating
Cutty Sark Cutty Sark 2.5 0.10 3 Heritage Rating
Dulwich Picture Gallery Brixton 2 0.99 2 Heritage Rating
Fashion and Textile Museum London Bridge 1 0.30 2 Heritage Rating
Florence Nightingale Museum Waterloo 1 0.20 3 Heritage Rating
Foundling Museum Russell Square 1 0.20 3 Heritage Rating
Freud Museum Finchley Road 2 0.20 3 Heritage Rating
Garden Museum Lambeth North 1 0.50 3 Heritage Rating
Geffrye Museum Old Street 1 0.60 3 Heritage Rating
Golden Hinde London Bridge 1 0.20 5 Heritage Rating
Grant Museum of Zoology Euston Square 1 0.10 1 Heritage Rating
Guards Museum St. James's Park 1 0.20 3 Heritage Rating
Guildhall Art Gallery Bank 1 0.20 3 Heritage Rating
Gunnersbury Park Museum Acton Town 3 0.30 4 Heritage Rating
Handel & Hendrix in London Bond Street 1 0.20 3 Heritage Rating
Hayward Gallery Embankment 1 0.20 2 Heritage Rating
HMS Belfast London Bridge 1 0.20 2 Heritage Rating
Honeywood Museum 0.00 3 Heritage Rating
Horniman Museum and Gardens New Cross Gate 2 0.99 2 Heritage Rating
Household Cavalry Museum Charing Cross 1 0.20 3 Heritage Rating
Imperial War Museum London Lambeth North 1 0.30 3 Heritage Rating
Jewish Museum Camden Town 2 0.20 3 Heritage Rating
Leighton House Museum Kensington (Olympia) 2 0.30 3 Heritage Rating
Little Holland House 0.00 2 Heritage Rating
London Canal Museum King's Cross St. Pancras 1 0.30 3 Heritage Rating
London Dungeon London Bridge 1 0.10 1 Heritage Rating
London Motor Museum Hatton Cross 5.5 0.99 2 Heritage Rating
London Transport Museum Covent Garden 1 0.20 2 Heritage Rating
Museum of Brands Ladbroke Grove 2 0.10 2 Heritage Rating
Museum of London Barbican 1 0.20 3 Heritage Rating
Museum of London Docklands West India Quay 2 0.20 2 Heritage Rating
National Gallery Charing Cross 1 0.10 5 Heritage Rating
National Maritime Museum Cutty Sark 2.5 0.30 3 Heritage Rating
National Portrait Gallery Covent Garden 1 0.20 4 Heritage Rating
Natural History Museum South Kensington 1 0.20 3 Heritage Rating
Old Operating Theatre Museum London Bridge 1 0.10 3 Heritage Rating
Orleans House Gallery Richmond 4 0.99 3 Heritage Rating
Pollocks Toy Museum Goodge Street 1 0.00 2 Heritage Rating
Raven Row Gallery Aldgate East 1 0.10 2 Heritage Rating
Royal Academy of the Arts Green Park 1 0.20 4 Heritage Rating
Royal Air Force Museum London Colindale 4 0.60 2 Heritage Rating
Royal Observatory, Greenwich Cutty Sark 2.5 0.30 4 Heritage Rating
Saatchi Gallery Sloane Square 1 0.10 2 Heritage Rating
Science Museum South Kensington 1 0.20 3 Heritage Rating
Sherlock Holmes Museum Baker Street 1 0.10 2 Heritage Rating
Sir John Soane's Museum Holborn 1 0.10 3 Heritage Rating
Somerset House Temple 1 0.10 3 Heritage Rating
St John's Gate Farringdon 1 0.20 3 Heritage Rating
Tate Britain Pimlico 1 0.30 2 Heritage Rating
Tate Modern Southwark 1 0.30 2 Heritage Rating
Tower Bridge London Bridge 1 0.40 3 Heritage Rating
V&A Museum of Childhood Bethnal Green 2 0.10 2 Heritage Rating
Victoria and Albert Museum South Kensington 1 0.20 4 Heritage Rating
Wallace Collection Bond Street 1 0.30 4 Heritage Rating
Whitehall Tudor House Museum 0.00 3 Heritage Rating
William Morris Gallery Walthamstow Central 3 0.50 3 Heritage Rating
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum Wimbledon 3 0.40 2 Heritage Rating
World Rugby Museum Hounslow East 4 0.99 1 Heritage Rating
Name Underground Zone Miles to station Heritage Rating

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