Top 5 Hidden Gem Museums In London!
Sherlock Holmes Museum, 221b Baker Street.
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Located at one of the world’s most famous addresses, the Sherlock Holmes Museum lovingly recreates the gas-lit world of London’s iconic detective.
Immerse yourself in a treasure trove of items relating to Sherlock and the famous cases he solved, in the very setting which inspired them.
London’s Roman Amphitheatre, Guildhall.
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After more than a hundred years of searching by archaeologists, London’s Roman Amphitheatre was finally rediscovered in 1988 hidden beneath Guildhall.
It was a surprising discovery as the amphitheatre was found within the old Roman city walls, whereas majority of other theatres were located outside.
18 Folgate Street, Dennis Severs’ House.
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Winner of 2018’s time out awards for London’s quirkiest attraction, Dennis Severs’ House is more than just a time capsule.
It is a lovely portrait of the lives of a family of Huguenot silk-weavers from 1724 to the dawn of the 20th Century. Filming inside is not allowed.
London Docklands Museum, West India Quay.
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A museum which explains the history of the River Thames, the growth of Port of London and the docks historical link to the Atlantic slave trade.
It opened in 2003 in grade l listed early-19th century Georgian “low” sugar warehouses built in 1802, on the north side of West India Docks.
Horniman Museum and Gardens.
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The Horniman specialises in anthropology, natural history and musical instruments, and has a collection of 350,000 objects!
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