Buckingham Palace - The Queens Palaces Buckingham Palace
The Queen has three official residences - the best known, Buckingham Palace; the oldest, Windsor Castle; and the most romantic, Palace of Holyroodhouse. Amon...
Courtauld Institute of Art
The Courtauld Institute of Art (/ˈkɔərtoʊld/), commonly referred to as The Courtauld, is a self-governing college of the University of London specialising in the study of the history of art and conser...
National Gallery, London
The National Gallery is an art museum in Trafalgar Square in Central London. Founded in 1824, it houses a collection of over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900. The Gallery is an...
National Portrait Gallery, London
The National Portrait Gallery (NPG) is an art gallery in London housing a collection of portraits of historically important and famous British people. It was the first portrait gallery in the world wh...
Wallace Collection
The Wallace Collection is a museum in London, with a world-famous range of fine and decorative arts from the 15th to the 19th centuries with large holdings of French 18th-century paintings, furniture,...
Old Father Time
Old Father Time is a weather vane at Lord's Cricket Ground, London, in the shape of Father Time removing the bails from a wicket. The weathervane is a total of 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) tall,...
London amora
London Amora is a European touring exhibition dedicated to love, relationships and sexual wellbeing. Covering nine zones, it is the world's first visitor attraction dedicated to these themes. The firs...
Clarence House
Clarence House is a royal residence in London, situated on The Mall, in the City of Westminster. It is attached to St. James's Palace and shares the palace's garden. For nearly 50 years, from 1953 to...
Black Museum
The Black Museum, or The Crime Museum of Scotland Yard, is a collection of criminal memorabilia kept at New Scotland Yard, headquarters of the Metropolitan Police Service in London, England. The museu...
Royal Institute of British Architects
0°08′42″W / 51.521283°N 0.14508°W / 51.521283; -0.14508The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is a professional body for architects primarily in the United Kingdom,...
Royal College of Surgeons of England
The Royal College of Surgeons of England is an independent professional body and registered charity committed to promoting and advancing the highest standards of surgical care for patients, regulating...
Banqueting House, Whitehall
The Banqueting House, Whitehall, London, is the grandest and best known survivor of the architectural genre of banqueting house, and the only remaining component of the Palace of Whitehall. The buildi...
The boy Jones
Edward Jones (1824 – December 26, 1893), or The Boy Jones, as he was called by the British newspapers of the early Victorian era, was a notorious intruder into Buckingham Palace between 1838 and 1841....
Ripley Publishing Ltd
Ripley Publishing is a publisher based in London, United Kingdom. The company was set up in 2008 by Ripley Entertainment, owner of the Ripley's Believe It or Not! brand of museums, cartoons, televisio...
Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Ripley's Believe It or Not! is a franchise, founded by Robert Ripley, which deals in bizarre events and items so strange and unusual that readers might question the claims. The Believe It or Not panel...
Sherlock Holmes Museum
The Sherlock Holmes Museum is a privately run museum in London, England, dedicated to the famous fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. It opened in 1990 and is situated in Baker Street, bearing the num...
A Woman Peeling Apples
A Woman Peeling Apples (c. 1663) is a painting by the Dutch Golden Age painter Pieter de Hooch in the Wallace Collection in London. It is a genre painting showing a quiet domestic scene from the time...
Wellington Arch
0°9′3″W / 51.50250°N 0.15083°W / 51.50250; -0.15083Wellington Arch, also known as Constitution Arch or (originally) the Green Park Arch, is a triumphal arch located to the sou...
London Transport Museum
The London Transport Museum, or LT Museum based in Covent Garden, London, seeks to conserve and explain the transport heritage of Britain's capital city. The majority of the museum's exhibits originat...
Director of the Royal Institution
Below are directors of the Royal Institution of Great Britain, with date of appointment.
Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay
Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay, PC (25 October 1800 – 28 December 1859) was a British historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer; his books on ...
Laughing Cavalier
The Laughing Cavalier (1624) is a portrait by the Dutch Golden Age painter Frans Hals in the Wallace Collection in London, which has been described as "one of the most brilliant of all Baroque portrai...
Royal Institution Christmas Lectures
The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures are a series of lectures on a single topic, which have been held at the Royal Institution in London each year since 1825, missing 1939-42 due to the Second Wor...
Ben Uri Gallery
The Ben Uri Gallery, incorporating the London Jewish Museum of Art (self-described also as The Art Museum for Everyone), is a registered museum and charity currently sited at 108a Boundary Road, off t...
Ripley's Believe It or Not Special Edition
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Special Edition is a hardback non-fiction book published annually since 2004. The book is aimed at young readers and presents weird stories and photographs in a similar for...