A walk along Museum Mile provides a fascinating insight into London, past and present. From King's Cross to the River Thames, discover 12 of the city's most extraordinary museums and galleries and their equally diverse collections.
Enter Museum Mile
St Luke’s Gospel, Lindisfarme Gospels, (detail) AD 710-721.
Aztec Serpent from Mexico, Aztec/Mixtec, 15th-16th century AD, carved wood with turquoise mosaic. © The Trustees of the British Museum.
Jamini Roy, Krsna and Balarama. India,1940s. Tempera on paper. H40 x W68cm, SOAS Collection.
Dickens’s Dream by R.W Buss.
Vincent van Gogh, Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear, 1889. © The Samuel Courthauld
Foundling Hospital token, left by a mother with her child on admission to the hospital.
Anatomical specimens from the Hunterian Collection.
The Freemasons engraving by Bernard Picart (1736).
Galleries at London Transport Museum.
South Drawing Room, Sir John Soane’s Museum.
Science Collection, University College London
I Can’t Help the Way I Feel, John Isaacs, from the Medicine Now gallery.