If the mention of a trip to the museum makes you think of stuffy exhibitions and school trips, well think again. This year's spring edition of 'Museums at Night' takes place from Wednesday May 17-Saturday May 20 2017, with a series of after-hours events at some of the capital's best museums and unusual attractions. Pick some new favourites from the events below and sign up for a seriously special one-off experience.
What is 'Museums and Night'?
Part of a UK-wide festival, the London offering of 'Museums at Night' sees doors kept open after-hours of cultural venues across the city. It's a chance to see the treasures inside some of the best museums in a whole new light – in the dark.
When is 'Museums at Night'?
Luckily for all museum lovers, it happens twice a year: once in May and once in October, with this year's spring edition running from Wednesday May 17-Saturday May 20 2017.
Where is 'Museums at Night'?
Opening hours are extended in venues around London, with institutions both big and small joining the late-night celebrations.
Check back nearer the time for our pick of the best 'Museums at Night' events in May 2017.