Museums


Morland House have come up with our very own Top 10 Museums that are a must-see.They are definitely worth taking a look at and each one is within 1-hour of our apartments. We have also provided travel and food options, Enjoy!

1. Victoria and Albert Museum

Website: vam.ac.uk

Address: Cromwell Road, Knightsbridge, London, SW7 2RL

Museum type: Art and Design

Entry fee: Free

Opening times: Daily: 10:00–17:45

Fri: 10:00–22:00

Journey from Romford: (42 mins)

- Romford Station to Stratford Station (TFL line, 12 minutes)

- Stratford Station to Holborn Station (Central line, 16 minutes)

- Holborn Station to South Kensington (Piccadilly line, 12 minutes)

- 4 minute walk to Victoria and Albert Museum

Top 5 attractions at Victoria and Albert Museum:

1. Food: Bigger than the Plate - £17 - From: 18/5/19 - 20/10/19

2. Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams - £20-24 - From: 2/2/19 - 1/10/19

3. Mary Quant - £12 - From: 6/4/19 - 16/2/2020

4. Rachel Kneebone. Free. 1/4/19-14/2/19

5. Collecting photography: from Daguerreotype to Digital. Free. until 4/10/19

Places to eat nearby:

1. Orsini Ristorante - Italian

2. Pierino - Italian

3. Kulu Kulu Sushi - Japansese/Sushi

4. Thai Square - Asian/Thai

5. Honest Burgers - Fast food/American

2. The British Museum

Website: britishmuseum.org

Address: Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1B 3DG

Museum type: Human History, Art and Culture

Entry fee: Free

Opening times: Daily: 10:00–17:30

Fri: 10:00–20:30

Journey from Romford: (43 mins)

- Romford Station to Stratford Station (TFL line, 12 minutes)

- Stratford Station to Tottenham Court Road (Central line, 18 minutes)

- 5 minutes walk to The British Museum

Top 5 attractions at The British Museum:

1. Special morning tours - Starts at 9:00. Adults - £30, Concessions £27, Child - £15. Book online.

2. "Around the world in 90 minutes" highlight tour - £14. Book online.

3. Troy: myth and reality exhibition. Adult - £20, 16-18 years - £17, 0-16 years - Free. From 21/11/19 - 8/3/20

4. Samsung Digital Discovery Centre - Free. Every weekend.

5. "Playing with Money: currency and games" - Free. Open until 29/1/19.

Places to eat nearby:

1. Museum Tavern - British 2. Tas Restaurant Bloomsbury - Turkish 3. Menya Ramen - Japanese 4. Amarcord Museum Italian Restaurant - Italian 5. Konaki Greek Restaurant - Greek

3. Tate Modern

Website: tate.org.uk/visit/tate-modern

Address: Bankside, London, SE1 9TG

Museum type: International modern and contemporary art

Entry fee: Free

Opening times: Sun – Thurs: 10:00–18:00

Fri – Sat:10:00–22:00

Journey from Romford: (57 mins)

- Romford Station to Stratford Station (TFL line, 12 minutes)

- Stratford Station to Southwark Station (Jubilee line, 18 minutes)

- Walk 9 minutes to Tate Modern

Top 5 attractions at Tate Modern:

1. Olafur Eliasson: In real life - £18. Until 5/1/20.

2. Dóra Maurer. Free. Until 5/7/20.

3. Andy Warhol - 12/3/20 – 6/9/20

4. Hyundai Commission - Free. 2/10/19 – 5/4/20

5. BMW Tate Live Exhibition. 20/3/20 - 29/3/20

Places to eat nearby:

1. Terrace Bar - British 2. Capricci - Italian 3. Wagamama - Japanese 4. LEON - Fast food / America 5. PAUL - French

4. National Maritime Museum

Website: rmg.co.uk/national-maritime-museum

Address: Park Row, Greenwich Peninsula, London, SE10 9NF

Museum type: Military and Maritime

Entry fee: Free

Opening times: Mon – Sun: 10:00–17:00

Journey from Romford: (34 mins)

- Romford Station to Stratford Station (TFL line, 12 minutes)

- Stratford Station to North Greenwich Station (Jubilee line, 6 minutes)

- Walk 1 minute to North Greenwich Station (Stop C) bus stop

- Get 188 to Russell Square, get off the bus at National Maritime Museum (Stop G) (13 minutes)

- Walk 2 minutes to National Maritime Museum

Top 5 attractions at The National Maritime Museum:

1. Guided tours - £6.75. Daily tours: 11am, 1pm, 3pm

2. Tudor and Stuart Seafarers - Free.

3. Polar Worlds - Free.

4. Pacific Encounters - Free.

5. Sea Things - Free.

Places to eat nearby:

1. Sticks'N'Sushi Greenwich - Japanese

2. Kings Arms - British

3. Pho Street - Asian

4. Buenos Aires Café - Argentinian

5. Buffalo American Grill & Tex-Mex - Mexican

5. Natural History Museum

Website: nhm.ac.uk

Address: Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 5BD

Museum type: Natural History

Entry fee: Free

Opening times: Mon – Sun: 10:00–17:50

Journey from Romford: (59 mins)

- Romford Station to Liverpool Street Station (greateranglia line, 17 minutes)

- Liverpool Street Station to Holborn Station (Central line, 6 minutes)

- Holborn Station to South Kensington (Piccadilly line, 12 minutes)

- Walk 4 minutes to The Natural History Museum

Top 5 attractions at The Natural History Museum:

1. "Museums of the Moon" - Free. 17/5/19 - 5/1/20

2. "Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Spirit Collection" - £15. 1/6/19 - 2/1/20

3. "Andy's Clock" - Free. 27/12/18 - 1/10/19

4. Expeditions and Endeavours - Free. 12 July 2018 - 1 October 2019

5. Dinosaur gallery - Free.

Places to eat nearby:

1. T. Rex Grill - British / Grill 2. Pierino - Italian 3. Raison D'etre - French 4. Khan's of Kensington - Indian 5. Cafe De Nata - Portuguese

6. Science Museum

Website: sciencemuseum.org.uk

Address: Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2DD

Museum type: Science and Technology

Entry fee: Free

Opening times: Mon – Sun: 10:00–18:00

Journey from Romford: (40 mins)

- Romford Station to Liverpool Street Station (greateranglia, 17 minutes)

- Liverpool Street Station to Holborn Station (Central line, 6 minutes)

- Holborn Station to South Kensington Station (Piccadilly line, 12 minutes)

- Walk 5 minutes to The Science Museum

Top 5 attractions at Science Museum:

1. "Discovery motion theatre: legend of the Apollo" - £4.

2. "Driverless: Who is in control?"

3. "Wonderlab: The equinor gallery" - Day pass - £8.00. Open daily.

4. "Mathematics: The winton gallery" - Open daily.

5. Highlights tour - Free.

Places to eat nearby:

1. The Diner - British 2. Ognisko Restaurant - Polish 3. Pizzetta Pizza - Italian 4. Khan's of Kensington - Indian 5. Maitre Choux - French

7. London Transport Museum

Website: ltmuseum.co.uk

Address: Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7BB

Museum type: Transport

Entry fee: Adult: £18

Concession (Students and Seniors): £17

Children (0-17 years): Free

Opening times: Mon – Sun: 10:00–18:00

Journey from Romford: (33 mins)

- Romford Station to Liverpool Street Station (greateranglia, 17 minutes)

- Liverpool Street to Holborn Station (Central line, 7 minutes)

- Walk 9 minutes to London Transport Museum

Top 5 attractions at The London Transport Museum:

1. "Hidden London"

2. Untangling the Tracks - Adults - £18.00; Concession - £17.00.

3. Poster Parade - Free.

4. Autumn Excursion to Greenwich - £90. Book online.

5. Object of the Month - Free.

Places to eat nearby:

1. Crusting Pipe - Wine Bar 2. Dirty Martini Covent Garden - British Bar 3. Peters snack bar - Fast food / American 4. Roadhouse - American 5. Masons fruit bar - Italian, French, Spanish, South American

8. Imperial War Museum

Website: iwm.org.uk

Address: IWM London, Lambeth Road, London, SE1 6HZ

Museum type: Military and Maritime

Entry fee: Free

Opening times: Mon – Sun: 10:00–18:00

Journey from Romford: (57 mins)

- Romford Station to Liverpool Street Station (greateranglia, 17 minutes)

- Walk 3 minutes to Liverpool Street Station (Stop K) bus stop

- Get 344 to Clapham Junction, get off the bus at Imperial War Museum (Stop L) (13 stops)

- Walk 3 minutes to Imperial War Museum

Top 5 attractions at The Imperial War Museum:

1. Churchill war rooms - £22. 9.30am to 6pm.

2. Culture Under Attack - Free. Until 5/1/20.

3. The Holocaust: A guided tour - £10 Adult, £7.50 Concession, £5 Child.

4. Animals in Conflict - Free. 19/10/19 - 20/10/19

5. "What remains" exhibitions - Free. Until 5/1/20.

Places to eat nearby:

1. Koza Restaurant and Bar - Mediterranean 2. Three Stags - British 3. Herbies Pizza - Italian 4. Seveni Bar & Restaurant - Chinese 5. The Prince of Wales - Irish

9. Charles Dickens Museum

Website: dickensmuseum.com

Address: 48-49 Doughty Street, Holborn, London, WC1N 2LX

Museum type: Author's House

Entry Fee: Adult: £9.50

Concessions (Students and Seniors): £7.50

Child (6-16 years): £4.50

Children under 6 years: Free

Opening times: Tues – Sun: 10:00–17:00

Journey from Romford: (36 mins)

- Romford Station to Stratford Station (TFL line, 12 minutes)

- Stratford Station to Chancery Lane Station (Central line, 15 minutes)

- Walk 9 minutes to Charles Dickens Museum

Top 5 attractions at The Charles Dickens Museum:

1. Dickensian Walks - £10. 11:00 Sundays.

2. The Housemaid’s Tour - Adults £15, Concessions £12, Children (6-16) £8. 15/9/19.

3. Reading Group - £7.

4. Curiosity shop

5. Family friendly tours - £5. Book online.

Places to eat nearby:

1. Otto's - French 2. Luce e Limoni Restaurant - Italian 3. Salaam Namaste - Indian 4. Chamisse - Lebanese 5. The Blue Lion - British

10. Bank of England Museum

Website: bankofengland.co.uk/museum

Address: Bartholomew Lane, London, EC2R 8AH

Museum type: History of the Bank

Entry fee: Free

Opening times: Mon – Sun: 10:00–17:00

Journey from Romford: (40 mins)

- Romford Station to Stratford Station (TFL line, 12 minutes)

- Stratford Station to Bank Station (Central line, 11 minutes)

- Walk 2 minutes to Bank of England Museum

Top 5 attractions at The Bank of England Museum:

1. 325 years, 325 objects - Free. 22/7/19 - 29/5/20

2. Gold corridor

3. Museum late – a spook-tacular soirée! - Free. 25/10/19

4. Building the Bank of England: Sir John Soane at Threadneedle Street - Free. 13/5/19 - 8/11/19

5. The big draw: drawing the future - Free. 28/10/19 - 1/11/19

Places to eat nearby:

1. COYA Angel Court - Peruvian 2. Hispania London - Mediterranean 3. Brasserie Blanc Threadneedle Street - French 4. Sauterelle - Italian 5. Burger & Lobster - Threadneedle Street - Seafood


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12-16 Eastern Road,
Romford, Greater London,
RM1 3FE

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