Enjoy a talk, join a debate, take yourself on a tour, or book into one of the guided tours in South Kensington.
Located in Kensington Gardens, it is one of London's most ornate ornaments. Unveiled in 1872, The Albert Memorial commemorates the death of Prince Albert, Queen Victoria's husband, who died of typhoid fever at the age of 42. Public tours are available.
Navigate through a virtual Crystal Palace and experience Prince Albert's great achievement and see what captured the hearts of the Victorian world.
Take a self-guided tour and explore how London’s quarter for the arts and sciences was created. Discover more about it's great institutions and magnificent buildings.
Take a peek inside London's most iconic music venue. Did you know that the Royal Albert Hall once hosted a séance; flooded the auditorium with 56,000 litres of water for an opera concert; and that criminals, as well as musicians and politicians, have graced the Hall’s stage?
Get closer to the Museum and its incredible collections with our wide range of free or paid-for bespoke tours.
The Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Walk takes visitors through four of the most beautiful parks in the world, including Hyde Park and Kensington Palace.
Are you big on museums, but short on time? NHM's knowledgeable visitor assistants have designed just the dinosaurs tour for you. It will introduce you to some of the Museum's most famous and imposing specimens. One hour
The trail will include creative looking, thinking and drawing activities as you explore the museum and exhibitions. The trail asks the user to consider what it's like to be a designer, maker and user of some of the wonderful objects in the collection. Takes 30 - 40 minutes.
Joumana Medlej describes how she uses the visual power of a lost calligraphic tradition to create compositions made of pure meaning, and how she selects and prepares materials to achieve their fullest expression.
Celebrating Bosch UK's 125 Anniversary, their rich heritage of innovation and social commitment in the UK and Ireland. Interwoven stories of inventing for generations, set over three centuries: branching from automotive to home heating.
Learn about the microhabitat’s trees provide to the wildlife in the parks as you join Royal Parks arboriculture officer Greg Packman for a guided tour of Kensington Gardens. Explore the amazing trees and learn how each tree is a tower block of biodiversity.
Visit Hyde Park, where the 1851 Great Exhibition was held. Download the free app to see a true-to-size recreation of the Crystal Palace. Explore the site, admire the building's scale and details, and learn about its fascinating history.
Join British Guyanese community leader, activist, and historian Arthur Torrington CBE in conversation with renowned presenter Diane Louise Jordan.
Throughout June, join ecologist Connor Butler on a 90-minute guided nature walk through the Royal Parks to discover the seedy lives of plants and how Queerness can be found in everything from birds to bugs.
Providing shelter, food and water for wildlife, the Parks are the perfect space for many of the UK’s most beloved birds. This ‘Feathery Frolic’ will be a gentle stroll for families (aimed at 5+) to explore the world of birds in the diverse habitats of the Royal Parks.
The buzzing of bees is the sound of summer! Did you know that it’s not just bees that love visiting flowers? The blooms in the parks are also visited by butterflies, hoverflies, moths and beetles! Join the Parks and = explore and learn about our pollinator pals in the parks.
The Ismaili Centre Roof Garden is one of London’s hidden gems. The serene setting draws from the traditions of Islamic faith that have inspired outstanding buildings for many centuries. It will be open for guided visits on London Open Gardens weekend. Entry is free, no booking required.
Your Homeland is our Nightmare was inspired by the UK’s The Good Immigrant essay collection. Both address themes of race, identity and immigration in their respective countries. This panel discussion brings together the authors and editors to discuss the issues which today are as pertinent as ever
Athier is the son of Iraqi sculptor and painter Maysaloun Faraj and renowned architect Ali Mousawi. Athier’s practice has always oscillated between representation of structure and form and expressive colour and mark making.
Where does an artwork begin? How do artefacts acquire value? And how do you create something that is yours? Join Cromwell Place for an insightful conversation with artist, Lana Khayat.
Discover the magic of Hyde Park and head on a self-guided walk. All of the activities are guaranteed to get you walking and discovering interesting things about the history, wildlife and horticulture around you.
Discover space firsts such as Sputnik, Yuri Gagarin and the work of Sergei Koralev. Delve into an amazing history, bringing to life objects from our Exploring Space gallery.
William III and Mary II were crowned as joint monarchs in 1689, after they were invited by Parliament to take the throne in the place of Catholic King James II, Mary’s father. They bought Kensington Palace to become their new home, away from the bustle of Whitehall Palace, and transformed the building into a royal home.
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