London's hidden museums and libraries

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The quirkier and unsung enclaves of curios in the capital

© Andrew Brackenbury
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Hunterian Museum

Wandering among this collection of thousands of medical specimens and cases of surgical instruments is fascinating. It’s not gruesome, though. The space is super-stylish, with the clearly labelled glass specimen jars displayed neatly along clean glass shelves. The best exhibits are pickled organs from soldiers who fought in the Battle of Waterloo, Winston Churchill’s dentures and the skeleton of Charles Byrne, the 'Irish giant'.

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Patricia
Patricia

Interesting mix am definitely going to the Fan Museum and the London Library

Patricia
Patricia

Interesting mix am definitely going to the Fan Museum and the London Library

London Cultureseekers Group
London Cultureseekers Group

If you are interested in exploring London's fantastic history and culture with other like minded people, then join the London Cultureseekers Group - www.cultureseekers.org We meet up 3-4 times a month and explore museums, art galleries, visit historical buildings, the theatre and go on guided walks. It's the best way to make friends whilst exploring London!

Ruth
Ruth

I visited this museum, it is like a time capsual of my past fantastic to remember the food etc that we used to have & also to see how packaging has evolved (& still is) over the years. LOVED IT:)

George Cobbold
George Cobbold

pls can u send some more days out and activities and i also went to see the dinosaurs unleashed and it was fantastic.

Lula
Lula

what about The Old Operating Theatre Musuem? Is not on there- creeeepy!

Jigar Mehta
Jigar Mehta

I was taken by my professor to this one.. Its worth a visit..