Museum Mile London is the must-see home of 14 museums, spanning from Bloomsbury to the River Thames, where you can do everything from discovering Egyptian mummies to driving a Tube train. Our range of diverse collections, exhibitions and events make us one of the top cultural destinations in the world.Download printable map
5 minutes walk 400m
More than 10,000 prints, drawings, sculptures, paintings & media works
A museum of the world, for the world
The Museum is packed full of skeletons, mounted animals and specimens.
One of the greatest collections of Egyptian & Sudanese archaeology.
Contemporary museum exploring medicine, life & art. Free exhibitions.
Art, culture, history and contexts of Africa, Asia and the Middle East
The Library and Museum is based in the home of English Freemasonry
Exploring the UK’s first children’s charity and public art gallery
Revealing 400 years of medical history.
The Courtauld Gallery is renowned for its unrivalled Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, including masterpieces by Monet, Van Gogh and Gauguin and the largest collection of Cézannes in the UK
The Cartoon Museum is a museum dedicated to collecting, exhibiting, promoting and preserving the best of British cartoon and comic art from the 18th century to the present day.
Exploring transport history & design through a world-class collection
An historic house, museum and library of the 19th century architect Sir John Soane
The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and one of the world's greatest research libraries.
The Charles Dickens Museum is the historic home of Charles Dickens
Sir John Soane even collected the sarcophagus of the Egyptian King Seti I and a number of Turner paintings. Entry to the @soanemuseum is FREE, nearest tube stations are #CoventGarden and #Holborn (3/3) #MuseumoftheMonth #MuseumMileLDN pic.twitter.com/AgcfOzPxWB— MuseumMileLDN (@MuseumMileLDN) April 24, 2019
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Our #MuseumoftheMonth is @SoaneMuseum. Sir John Soane was one of Britain's most famous neoclassical architects. He built the Bank of England and the Dulwich Picture Library. He was also an unstoppable collector... (1/3) #MuseumMileLDN pic.twitter.com/xtyQfQSRpy— MuseumMileLDN (@MuseumMileLDN) April 22, 2019
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If you're a regular to the @wellcomecollection you might be familiar with this strikingly Gothic image of a woman cradling skull, which is a reproduction of a print from the collection that hangs near the entrance to the Library. The print is: "A woman (femme fatale) holding a skull to represent syphilis" (circa 1923) #WellcomeCollection #Skulls #gothic #gothicart #illustration #artwork #MuseumMileLDN
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Museum Mile walking tour: Africa
Thurs 28 Feb 19, 4pm - 7pm
A special African theme for today’s Museum Mile walk. We start with a visit to the Sainsbury African Galleries at the British Museum where our guide has selected several of this gallery’s artefacts. We then go to the Brunei Gallery to see its special exhibition African Gaze - Hollywood, Bollywood and Nollywood. The walk last 3 hours and will end near Russell Square at 7pm.