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14 weird but wonderful London museums

Beautiful buildings, curious curators and extraordinary exhibits for you to discover

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Sir John Soane's Museum

A perfectly amazing place to explore

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Hunterian Museum

Exhibits include the skeleton of the 7ft 7in tall ‘Irish giant’, and the tooth of a megatherium (an extinct giant sloth)

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Wellcome Collection

The temporary exhibitions at this recently revamped space are often brilliant

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Foundling Museum

Tells the story of the Foundling Hospital and houses a fine collection of paintings

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Cycle Revolution

Gear up to celebrate all things bike

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The Crime Museum Uncovered

Revealing previously unseen secrets from real-life high-profile crimes

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Liberty in Fashion

Celebrating the company's 140th anniversary

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Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space Age

The Science Museum tells the thrilling story of the space race

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British Museum

One of the world's oldest museums, the British Museum is one of London's greatest cultural treasures

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Natural History Museum

The handsome Alfred Waterhouse building houses a collection that contains some 70 million plant, animal, fossil, rock and mineral specimens

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V&A

The V&A houses one of the world's greatest collections of decorative arts, in such varied fields as ceramics, sculpture, portrait miniatures and photographs

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Science Museum

The Science Museum features seven floors of educational and entertaining exhibits, including the Apollo 10 command module and a flight simulator

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Museum of London

Soak up the history of London, from prehistoric times to the present

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London Transport Museum

Among the vehicles on display at the London Transport Museum is the first underground electric train

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