Horse Drawn Postal Carriage, London Postal Museum

The Postal Museum, London

Location The Postal Museum is situated near Farringdon, Russell Square and just a short walk from King’s Cross and Chancery Lane underground stations. The museum is located in two buildings across the road from each other.  One building houses the Mail Rail train whilst the other contains most of the exhibitions and the cafe.  Standard tickets …

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London Transport Museum

London Transport Museum

I travel on public transport frequently and after visiting numerous other transport museums around the world, I finally made it to the London Transport Museum in Covent Garden.  The museum explores the heritage of London and its transport systems and I couldn't wait to step through its doors.  Standard admission to the museum is £21 …

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HMS Belfast, London

Day 2. Churchill War Rooms and HMS Belfast, London

We began the day with a visit to the Churchill War Rooms hidden behind the streets of Westminster just a stone's throw from 10 Downing Street.  The War Rooms are now part of the Imperial War Museum with standard admission £25.  (Nearest underground stations, St. James' Park and Westminster). This was the underground headquarters where the …

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Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A), London

Day 1.  The Victoria & Albert Museum, London

The start of another long weekend in London.  Arriving in the capital around lunchtime, I decided to take the Underground to South Kensington so that I could visit the Victoria & Albert Museum which is on Cromwell Road. The Victoria & Albert (V & A) is the world's leading museum of art and design housing many of …

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Big Ben and Houses of Parliament at dusk

Day 2. The Faraday Museum & Wallace Collection, London

A much brighter morning and gladly somewhat milder than yesterday.  After taking a train to Victoria from Clapham Junction, the country's busiest railway station we rode the Underground one stop to Green Park as we wished to visit the Royal Institution on Albemarle Street, just off Piccadilly. In the basement of the Royal Institution you …

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