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Jewish Museum ( Visit Site )

The Jewish Museum depicts British Jewish history, life, culture and heritage. The museum has a collection of Jewish ceremonial art, including the Lindo lamp, British Hanukkah menorah. The Judaism gallery displays collection of Jewish ceremonial art. The Holocaust gallery exhibits items and filmed survivor testimony from Leon Greenman. There are collections of drawings, prints, paintings, and photographs.

Address: Camden Town, Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, London, NW1 7NB, United Kingdom

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The British Library

The British Library is one of the largest and most important libraries in the world. The library contains over 170 million research articles, books, journals, newspapers, magazines, music recordings, databases, etc., in both print and digital format. The statue of the 'thinking' Issac Newton in the premises describes the mindset of those visiting the library.

Address: St Pancras, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB, United Kingdom

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The British Museum ( Visit Site )

The British Museum is one of the greatest storehouses of human culture, art, history and antiquities in the world, located in the Bloomsbury area of London. Over 8 million objects originating from every corner of the globe and every era, shapes are exhibited in the museum in a disciplined manner using various themes, permanent and temporary exhibitions and galleries.

Address: British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG, United Kingdom

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Charles Dickens Museum ( Visit Site )

The streets of Doughty, Holborn formed the groundwork for Dickens's famous works such as Oliver Twist and David Copperfield. His home on Number 48 Doughty Street, where he resided from 1837 to 1839, is converted into a museum. It retains most of the original and rare manuscripts, books, furniture and other items that were a part of Dickens and his family.

Address: 48 Doughty Street, London WC1N 2LX, United Kingdom

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Freud Museum

The Freud Museum was founded in the name of Austrian psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud who abandoned Vienna during the Nazi rule. Exhibits belonging to Freud and his family include Freud's psychoanalytic couch, 18th century painted furniture, Freud's collection of Egyptian, Greek, Roman, and Oriental antiquities. There are two other museums in the name of Sigmund Freud, one in Vienna, Austria and the other in the Czech Republic.

Address: 20 Maresfield Gardens, London NW3 5SX, United Kingdom

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Kenwood House (Iveagh Bequest)

Kenwood House, also known as Iveagh Bequest is a stately home located in Hampstead, London. This 17th-century neo-classical house has gone through many renovations, the most recent being in autumn 2012. It was last owned by Lord Iveagh, a member of the Guinness family, who donated the house to the government. Today, it contains paintings from Iveagh's collection.

Address: Hampstead Lane, Hampstead - NW3 7JR, England, United Kingdom

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London Canal Museum

The London Canal Museum propagates the history of London's ancient canal network, how cargo was transported and how the lives of the people who depended on the waterways were affected. The museum is located in an old ice storage warehouse from the 1860s when ice was brought from Norway in ships/canal boats and stored in the Victorian ice well.

Address: 12/13, New Wharf Road, London N1 9RT, United Kingdom

Hunterian Museum

The Hunterian Museum at The Royal College of Surgeons has been dedicated to surgical and medical history from the time it originated over four centuries ago. It contains surgical pieces, anatomical models and pathological preparation material amounting to 3,500 artefacts. The museum is named after the Father of Surgery, John Hunter.

Address: 35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3PE, United Kingdom

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