Fire! Fire!: New Exhibit Commemorating the Great Fire of London

As we come to the close of the week of Great Fire celebrations throughout the city, we can still learn about this incredible moment in London’s history with a visit to Fire!Fire! at the Museum of London.

Places to See: Hogarth House

Looking for a place to visit while in London but don’t have a lot of time? Visit Hogarth House. The home of famed English satirist, painter and engraver, William Hogarth.

REVIEW: Ships, Clocks and Stars: The Quest for Longitude

A review of the National Maritime Museum’s fascinating exhibit, Ships, Clocks and Stars: The Quest for Longitude.

Things to See in London: Georgians Revealed – Life, Style and the Making of Modern Britain

The Georgians Revealed exhibit currently running at the British Library until March.

Apsley House – Home of the Duke of Wellington

My first solo stop – The Duke of Wellington’s house in London, England. A national treaure.

Nonsuch Palace

David Gaimster recalls the excavation of Henry VIII’s most extravagant palace, which spawned the discipline of post-medieval archaeology.

‘England expects’: Nelson as a symbol of local and national identity within the museum

When Admiral Lord Nelson died at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 his lifetime achievements and his agonizing death elevated him to the status of a national hero.

Victorian Culture and the Museum: Before and After the White Cube

This essay broaches two separate but related questions: firstly, what was distinctive about Victorian museum culture, and secondly, how do museums represent the Victorians, and in particular Victorian art, to us today?

Lord Nelson items stolen from Norwich Castle Museum

Admiral Lord Nelson artefacts valued at £36,800 have been reported stolen from a Norfolk museum, just five days after another burglary was thwarted there.

Charles Dickens Museum to shut for 200th anniversary year

The Charles Dickens Museum in central London has defended its decision to close for a revamp during the 200th anniversary year of the author’s birth.

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