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The National Gallery

Entry Fee? – This Gallery is free to enter. Temporary exhibitions may, however, have an admission free, so please check online before visiting.  Brief Description of the museum? – Founded in 1824, The National Gallery is one of the World’s most visited Art Museums and…

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West Norwood Cemetery

Background Information of West Norwood Cemetery  Located in the London Borough of Lambeth, West Norwood Cemetery is a 40-acre cemetery which, much like its fellow seven, is a mixture of historic monuments, catacombs, graves and cremation plots which have been named amongst the finest collection…

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The Magnificent Seven

Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and a city that nearly half a million people call home. In fact, people have been calling this fantastic location ‘home’ according to archaeological finds, as far back as 8500 BCE (the Mesolithic Period).

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Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey, formally known as the Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, is one of the principal religious places in the United Kingdom. It has been the place of coronation for monarchs since the Norman conquest of 1066, and has been used for royal…

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The V&A

The Victoria and Albert Museum (a.k.a. the V&A) is the world’s largest museum dedicated to design and the decorative arts, with around 145 galleries. The V&A has its origins in the Great Exhibition of 1851, held in Hyde Park. Prince Albert wanted to use the…

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The Science Museum

The Science Museum

The beginning The Science Museum began its life as the Patent Office Museum, an exhibition of patented machinery and apparatus hosted in the South Kensington Museum, which had opened in 1857. The collections included some of the exciting new machines that had been on display…

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The Royal Albert Hall

The Royal Albert Hall is constructed of red brick and blocks of terracotta. A distinctive external feature is the 800 foot long terracotta frieze that runs around the top of building. It represents the various countries that were involved in the Great Exhibition, and reads:…

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The Albert Memorial

The Albert Memorial in Kensington Gardens is a Gothic Revival style monument designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott. It was commissioned by Queen Victoria in 1861 following the death of her husband Prince Albert. The memorial was opened in July 1872 and the seated statue…

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St. James’s Palace

When was St James’s Palace built? St James’s Palace was built between 1531-1536 on the site of a former leper hospital dedicated to Saint James the Less, during the reign of Henry VIII. At the time of its construction Whitehall Palace, in nearby Westminster, was…

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Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace is a royal residence, separated into numerous apartments. The palace has its origins as a two-storey mansion built in 1605. In 1689 William and Mary ascended the throne and began searching for a residence away from the river Thames. They bought the mansion,…

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Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace is currently the official London residence of the monarch and has been since the beginning of Queen Victoria’s reign in 1837. It has played an important role as the focal point for national celebrations and commemorations. The Palace measures 108 metres long by…

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