14 weird but wonderful museums in London
From the British Museum to the V&A, London's a world-leader when it comes to big name cultural institutions. But did you know it's also home to a multitude of a smaller, quirkier and more unusual museums too? Read our guide to the weirdest museums our city has to offer.
Must-see museum exhibitions in London
New exhibitions in London
Lego lovers can get a first look at the Horniman Museum’s Brick Wonders exhibition, which kicks off on the first day of half-term. There are about 50 Lego models on display – that’s about half a million bricks if you’re counting – covering everything from ancient pyramids to the International Space Station. There are interactive play areas and a mini-cinema showing LEGO animation shorts, and you can buy a combi ticket if you fancy ticking off the aquarium and Butterfly House while you’re here.
Bedrooms of London
This fascinating - and very timely - new documentary photography series by Katie Wilson captures the London homes of impoverished children. With nowhere near enough social housing available, these images show what the 700,000 kids below the poverty line are having to cope with.
Jews, Money, Myth
Countless accusations have been lobbed at Jews over the millennia. They’re money-grabbing, hooked-nosed Christ-killers who control global finances, Hollywood and the music industry. On the flipside, at least they’re hilarious, right? Look, if all of that was true, as a lifelong Jew surely I’d be a lot richer and a hell of a lot funnier than I am. But no, stereotypes prevail, and the Jewish Museum is trying to tackle the big one: money.