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London, England

Brompton Cemetery

The sixth of London's "Magnificent Seven" cemeteries, and a source of unlikely inspiration to Beatrix Potter.
London, England

Crystal Palace Dinosaurs

Abstract dinosaur models in London.
London, England

David Bowie Graffiti Mural

An artistic tribute to the famous singer, just around the corner from where he was born.
London, England

The Imperial War Museum London

This massive collection of British military artifacts includes the heartbreaking personal letters of the men in the trenches of WWI.
London, England

Horniman Museum and Gardens

A Victorian natural history and ethnographic museum with wonderful turn-of-the-century, science-book-esque evolution displays.
London, England

Ruins of the Crystal Palace

The remains of Crystal Palace Great Exhibition of 1851.
London, England

London's Lilliputian Police Station

London's smallest police station is barely the size of a phone booth.
London, England

Sir John Soane's Museum

A cluttered and astounding collection of antiquities and curiosities.
London, England

Old Operating Theatre Museum & Herb Garret

In this cobwebbed old operating theater, you can practically hear the screams of the unanesthetized patients.
London, England

Wellcome Collection & Library

The curios of pharmacist and collector Henry Wellcome.
London, England

Hunterian Museum

The anatomical-pathological collection of a man who changed surgery.
London, England

Leake Street Graffiti Tunnel

A hands-off space for graffiti artists to hone and display their skills.
London, England

Stables Market

Catacombs turned marketplace.
London, England

Temple of Mithras

Rebuilt remains of a temple to Roman god Mithras.
London, England

The London Dungeon

One part local history, 99 parts gruesome haunted house.
London, England

Crossbones Graveyard

This South London cemetery holds the remains of more than 15,000 people.
London, England

The Mail Rail

Hidden beneath the streets of London is a secret subway that only carried mail.
London, England

Word on the Water

This 1920s Dutch barge is now a floating bookstore.
London, England

Kensal Green Cemetery and Catacombs

Winding paths and ramshackle mausoleums in the oldest "park cemetery" in London.
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

Eighty million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
London, England

Magic Circle Museum

This collection of illusory paraphernalia has been culled from the history of London's premier magician's club.
London, England

The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & Natural History

This shop and gallery is a modern-day cabinet of curiosities, unassumingly positioned along an urban thoroughfare.
London, England

Leadenhall Market

This ornate Victorian marketplace was the setting for Diagon Alley and the Leaky Cauldron in the Harry Potter films.