London’s museums are world-famous for their engaging and interactive exhibits which tourists flock to in their thousands.
With a continuous calendar of new exhibits each month, November has so much in store for museum lovers who are lucky enough to be visiting the nation’s capital this month.
Read on to discover what’s on at London’s biggest museums this month.
Fashioned from Nature at the Victoria and Albert Museum
Up until the end of January 2019, visitors to the Victoria and Albert Museum can learn more about the relationship between fashion and nature in this thought-provoking and educational exhibition.
Looking at both the raw materials that go into making garments and featuring an array of fashion fusions such as a muslin dress from the 1860’s adorned with jewel beetles, you don’t have to be a fashionista to enjoy the varied and engaging display.
There are also displays from contemporary fashion designers who are using fashion as a platform for environmental commentary and some innovative uses for natural by-products too.
To get there from our hotel in Kensington, you can take the tube from Earl’s Court Station which takes approximately 11-minutes. However, one of the benefits of staying in our hotels near Gloucester Road is that the A&V museum is just 18 -minutes away on foot, perfect if you fancy a stroll.
Jutland 1916: WWI’s Greatest Sea Battle at the National Maritime Museum Greenwich
For history buffs, the Jutland 1916 exhibition is a must-see during your visit to London.
Created to mark 100 years since one of the biggest battles of World War One, this exhibition is packed full of painting, photographs and items made by the sailors.
What makes this exhibition a little bit different is that it shows the perspective of both British and German sailors who experienced the battle giving visitors a unique insight into their experiences.
There are several tube lines that offer access to the National Maritime Museum Greenwich from our hotel in Kensington, so head to Earl’s Court Station to find out which route works best for you.
London Nights at the Museum of London
Discover London after dark with this major exhibition of photography at the Museum of London up until mid-November 2018.
With over 300 creative photographic insights into the underbelly of London after dark, this collection shows every corner of nocturnal London once the sun sets.
The exhibition merges together more than 200 pieces of work from some top photographers, both past and present, including Bill Brandt and Nick Turpin and is open later in the evening to give visitors a real feel for the work.
Getting there after dark from our hotels near Gloucester Road is easy as the tube runs until the early hours.
Take the District line from Earl’s Court Station to Mansion House Station as this line runs directly to the nearest station and takes just 33-minutes to get there.