Quirky museums

One of the best things about London is the world class, free museums and galleries. But there are also loads of less well-known, unusual museums to be explored too!

The Classics

Sometimes, as Londoners, we don’t make the most of what’s on our doorstep because it’s ‘touristy’. Nonsense to that. Why let tourists get all the good stuff?! Here’s are the top spots that are worth visiting (as viewed by a Londoner)…

  • 10 Reasons Londoners Should Visit The Houses of Parliament

    10 Reasons Londoners Should Visit Parliament

    The oldest democracy in the world, based in a building with parts from the 11th century. If only those walls could talk. Thankfully, with the help of a Parliament guide they sort of do. Here's 10 things I learned from a guided tour of Parliament. ...

  • Queen's House Greenwich Re-opens

    Queen’s House, Greenwich Re-opens

    Since 2015 the National Maritime Museum team have been busy restoring Queen’s House in Greenwich. Yesterday I joined the press view on a tour inside, so you can whet your appetite before it opens to the public on 11 October!   Why’s It So Important?     Image by National... ...

  • Visit Kensington Palace

    6 Reasons to Visit Kensington Palace

    I’ve mentioned this trend before, the fact that it’s rare for most Londoners to make the most of all the incredible, but ‘touristy’, offerings of the City.   Recently, I’ve been upping my tourist game, gradually ticking off iconic destinations because from 1 September I’m embarking... ...

  • Switch House New Tate Modern

    The Switch House Photo Diary: Inside New Tate Modern

    I had the pleasure of tagging along with my Mum to the Members preview of the new Tate Modern building; the Switch House. On your next visit to London’s most popular art gallery, here’s what’s in store… Designed by Herzog & de Meuron, who converted... ...

  • 5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About The Tower of London

    5 Things You (Probably) Don’t Know About The Tower of London

    Last week I visited the Tower of London for the first time (I probably went on a school trip aged 7, but that doesn’t count.) It’s one of those places that Londoners rarely visit unless they have friends over, but here are some historical gems I learned from... ...

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