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Discover 14 places tagged “Unique Collections” in London, England
God's Own Junkyard
A kaleidoscopic warehouse-maze of handmade neon signs.
Added by johnmonahan
The Clink Prison Museum
An incarceration museum on the spot of possibly the oldest prison in England
Added by Linda
Museum of Methodism
This religious museum resides in a church crypt next to the founder's house
Added by EricGrundhauser
Darwin Centre Spirit Collection
Repository for more than 22 million pickled specimens
Added by PaperTiger
Love Locks of East London
Lovers proclaim their unbreakable bond by leaving their names on locks fastened onto the Shoreditch fence in East London
Added by amyfreeborn
V&A Museum of Childhood
A museum wholly devoted to juvenescence
Added by Mordy
Explore nearly 400 years of English middle-class home life
Added by Leslie McIntyre
Athena the Owl at the Florence Nightingale Museum
The Florence Nightingale Museum is home to the famous nurse's most treasured belonging, her beloved pet owl
Added by Rachel
Pollock's Toy Museum
A toy store with a century-long history preserves the craftsmanship of playthings of the past.
Added by serflac
Sir John Soane's Museum
A cluttered and astounding collection of ethnographic items
Added by Dylan
Wellcome Collection & Library
Curios of Pharmacist and Collector Henry Wellcome
Added by M Rebekah Otto
The Museum of Everything (Moving Location)
London's largest outsider art museum
Dennis Severs' House
A historic house left in "dramatic still life."
Museum of Brands
Collection dedicated to brands, packaging and advertising
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