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Literary, Music & Theatre Museums Beaulieu

Included below are Literary, music & theatre museums, such as Jane Austen's House Museum in Beaulieu. Unique and rare collections of books, music, scripts, stamp collections, sacred texts and map-making can be discovered at the Literary museums. At the Music & theatre museums you will gain an insight into the performing arts through pictures, costumes and memorabilia from some stars of the stage and silver screen.

Jane Austen's House Museum

Jane Austen's House Museum, Chawton, Alton, Hampshire

Chawton, Alton 29.7 miles away


Jane Austen´s House is a pleasant seventeenth century house in the pretty village of Chawton in Hampshire not far from her birthplace of Steventon. The museum houses an attractive collection of items connected with Jane and her family including the... more

River & Rowing Museum

River & Rowing Museum, Mill Meadows, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

Mill Meadows, Henley-on-Thames 55.0 miles away


The River & Rowing Museum is situated in picturesque Henley-on-Thames. This award-winning Museum has three main themes, with galleries celebrating each one. The River Thames, the town of Henley-on-Thames and the sport of rowing are all brought to... more

Lewes Castle & Barbican House Museum

Lewes Castle & Barbican House Museum, 169 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex

169 High Street, Lewes 63.9 miles away


If you’ve never visited the pretty town of Lewes, which sits within the glorious South Downs just a few miles from bustling Brighton and the coast, a trip to Lewes Castle and Barbican House Museum is a great way to familiarize yourself with this... more

Ashmolean Museum of Art & Archaeology

Ashmolean Museum of Art & Archaeology, Beaumont Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Beaumont Street, Oxford 65.3 miles away


You could spend days and days in the Ashmolean, the world’s first university museum, and still not see everything this Oxford treasure trove has to offer. Make a beeline for such gems as the lantern carried by gunpowder plotter Guy Fawkes, a... more

Science Museum

Science Museum, Exhibition Road, London, London

Exhibition Road, London 72.8 miles away


With more than 40 galleries to explore detailing the greatest scientific break through moments of the last 300 years, the Science Museum is the largest of its type in the world. The museum is fascinating for adults and children alike, thanks to its... more

Victoria and Albert Museum

Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, London

Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London 72.9 miles away


The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) is the world's greatest museum of art and design, with collections unrivalled in their scope and diversity. Discover sparkling jewellery, stunning sculpture, beautiful paintings, outstanding photographs,... more

Horniman Museum & Gardens

Horniman Museum & Gardens, 100 London Road, London, London

100 London Road, Forest Hill, London 74.5 miles away


The Horniman Museum & Gardens, are housed in Townsend´s stunning Arts and Crafts building which has outstanding collections illustrating the natural and cultural world. The Museum has three main collections - World Cultures (Ethnography), Natural... more

Institute of Contemporary Arts

Institute of Contemporary Arts, 12 Carlton House Terrace, London, London

12 Carlton House Terrace, London 74.8 miles away


ICA is where you can see art from contemporary artists like Damien Hirst, Steve McQueen and Tracey Emin. Watch fascinating world cinema from directors like Wong Kar Wai, Jan Svankmajer and Jane Campion. Listen to talks by philosopher Anthony... more

Florence Nightingale Museum

Florence Nightingale Museum, St Thomas Hospital, London, London

St Thomas Hospital, 2 Lambeth Palace Road, London 74.9 miles away


The Florence Nightingale Museum, dedicated to Florence Nightingale, is world famous for her influence on nursing, she founded the first ever nursing school at St Thomas´s in 1860. The Museum, opened in 1989, tells the story of her life with a large... more

The British Library

The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, London

96 Euston Road, London 75.9 miles away


On display in The British Library are hundreds of items from the world´s greatest collection of books, manuscripts, music, stamps, sound recordings and maps. The Library´s collections span over three millennia and contain items from all continents of... more

Museum of St Albans

Museum of St Albans, Hatfield Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Hatfield Road, St Albans 81.1 miles away


The Museum of St Albans was founded in 1898 to tell the story of the town, from its roots in Roman life to its current status as much-loved commuter hot spot. Sitting centrally on the Hatfield Rd, take a wander through the medieval gallery to... more

St Fagans National History Museum

St Fagans National History Museum, Cardiff

Cardiff 92.0 miles away


St Fagans: National History Museum opened on the 7th July 1948. Since then, it has established itself as one of Europe´s foremost open-air museums, becoming Wales´ most popular heritage attraction. The Museum shows how the people of Wales lived,... more

Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery

Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Brecon Road, Merthyr Tydfil

Brecon Road, Merthyr Tydfil 106.6 miles away


Once home to the wealthy Crawshay family, this beautiful Georgian castellated mansion in Merthyr Tydfil is now the arty residence of many national treasures, most notably the works of Penry Williams, dubbed ‘the Welsh Turner’. Amongst the almost... more

Fitzwilliam Museum

Fitzwilliam Museum, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Trumpington Street, Cambridge 117.6 miles away


The Fitzwilliam Museum was founded in 1816 by Richard, 7th Viscount Fitzwilliam and is the art museum of the University of Cambridge. One of the oldest museums in the country it houses magnificent collections of works of art and antiquities spanning... more

The Lowry

The Lowry, Pier 8, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Pier 8, Salford Quays, Manchester 187.0 miles away


A formidable arts venue for Salford Quays in north-west England, The Lowry Museum and Art Gallery showcases work from some of the most respected talents in the UK and worldwide. On permanent display are works by celebrated Manchester artist LS Lowry... more

Bronte Parsonage Museum

Bronte Parsonage Museum, Church Street, Keighley, West Yorkshire

Church Street, Haworth, Keighley 209.4 miles away


It’s hard to believe that literary milestones such as Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall were penned in the rather unassuming little village of Haworth. But the Bronte Parsonage, still filled with furniture, clothes and... more

Beatrix Potter Gallery

Beatrix Potter Gallery, Main Street, Ambleside, Cumbria

Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside 254.9 miles away


Once you’ve visited Hill Top, where the prolific children's author lived, pop over to the Beatrix Potter Gallery near Ambleside where you can enjoy an exhibition of her original drawings and watercolours, so familiar from some of her books... more

The Ruskin Museum

The Ruskin Museum, Yewdale Road, Coniston, Cumbria

Yewdale Road, Coniston 255.5 miles away


The Ruskin Museum is acclaimed by the Rough Guide to The Lake District, as `the most thought-provoking in the Lakes´. Telling the story of Coniston from the Stone Age to the Jet Era, it provides a masterly introduction to Coniston´s two blue-eyed... more

Dove Cottage & the Wordsworth Museum

Dove Cottage & the Wordsworth Museum, The Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere, Cumbria

The Wordsworth Trust, Dove Cottage, Grasmere 260.4 miles away


Dove Cottage & the Wordsworth Museum: Visit the traditional Lakeland cottage and home of the poet William Wordsworth, who in 1799 went on a walking tour of the Lake District and fell in love with Grasmere and Dove Cottage, and within a few months had... more

Robert Burns House

Robert Burns House, Burns Street, Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway

Burns Street, Dumfries 308.3 miles away


Robert Burns House is a simple sandstone house set in a quiet Dumfries street. It was here he died in 1796 and the house gives us a picture of how the poet and his family lived. On display are the desk and chair he used along with many original... more

Robert Burns Centre

Robert Burns Centre, The Observatory, Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway

The Observatory, Rotchell Road, Dumfries 308.3 miles away


The Robert Burns Centre is situated in the town´s 18th century watermill on the West Bank of the River Nith. It tells the story of Robert Burns´ last years spent in the bustling streets and lively atmosphere of Dumfries in the late 18th century. On... more

The Writers' Museum

The Writers' Museum, Lady Stairs House, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

Lady Stairs House, Lady Stairs Close, Lawnmarket, Edinburgh 362.7 miles away


The Writers´ Museum is dedicated to Scotland´s great literary figures - Robert Burns (1759-1796), Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) and Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1895). On display is a collection of manuscripts, first editions, portraits and personal... more

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