Museum Mile is a vibrant hub of 13 world-class museums in the heart of London. From some of the world’s biggest museums to the quaint and the quirky, there’s over a million objects to see and explore in this unique cultural neighbourhood.
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5 minutes walk 400m
An historic house, museum and library of the 19th century architect Sir John Soane
One of the greatest collections of Egyptian & Sudanese archaeology.
Exploring the UK’s first children’s charity and public art gallery
The Charles Dickens Museum is the historic home of Charles Dickens
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
Exploring transport history & design through a world-class collection
The Library and Museum is based in the home of English Freemasonry
The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and one of the world's greatest research libraries.
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.
A museum of the world, for the world
Revealing 400 years of medical history.
Contemporary museum exploring medicine, life & art. Free exhibitions.
Art, culture, history and contexts of Africa, Asia and the Middle East
The Museum is packed full of skeletons, mounted animals and specimens.
More than 10,000 prints, drawings, sculptures, paintings & media works
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Friday 3 November - Museum Mile half day walking tour
FREE but booking required
The walk will start at 2pm, meeting by the red sculpture in the courtyard of Central Saint Giles, 1 St Giles High Street, London WC2H 8AG and end at 5pm near Russell Square.
We visit half of the museums in the Museum Mile – the Brunei Gallery, Petrie Museum, Wellcome Collection, British Library, Foundling Museum and the Charles Dickens Museum.
20 places only. Booking is required and admission to the walk is by ticket only.