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London, England

Alcove From Old London Bridge

Before becoming a poet John Keats studied here to become a surgeon.
Lynford, England

Grime's Graves

A strange and ancient landscape hides the dark, cavernous remains of a 5,000-year-old flint mine.
London, England

Remains of the Old London Bridge

Only a few pieces remain of the structure that carried people and goods across the Thames for some 600 years.
London, England

Giants of St. Dunstan-in-the-West

A pair of club-wielding guardians stand watch over London's first public clock to feature a minute hand.
London, England

Victorian Bath House

This 19th-century Turkish bath house survived the Blitz of London and is now an events venue.
London, England

Rubens Ceiling at the Banqueting House

The sumptuous ceiling was one of the last things Charles I saw before his execution.
London, England

The Fourth Plinth

Originally meant to hold a statue of King William IV, this support sat empty for years. Today, it hosts a rotating cast of public artwork.
London, England

Of Alley and the Duke’s Streets

An agreement meant to honor the Duke of Buckingham led to this unusually-named passageway near Charing Cross.
London, England

Leighton House Museum

This artist's home turned gallery/museum preserves the creator's love of "Eastern" influences.
London, England

Linley Sambourne House

Home of one of history's most famous cartoonists just as he left it.
London, England

Euston's Lost Tunnels

A network of concealed passageways lies within a busy London Underground station.
London, England

Long John Silver Figurehead Collection

The world's largest collection of ship figureheads includes figures from legends and history alike, from Sir Lancelot to Abraham Lincoln.
London, England

Barnet Museum

At this small museum, visitors can view artifacts from the only battlefield in London during the War of the Roses.
London, England

Barnet Physic Well

A mineral spring that became all the rage in 17th-century England.
Algiers, Algeria

Martyrs' Memorial

This massive monument towers over the city as a constant reminder of the lives lost during Algeria's hard-won war for independence.
London, England

The Fan Museum

This museum is dedicated solely to this millennia-old handheld cooling device.
London, England

Memento Mori Pendant

The Ranger’s House exhibits fine mementos collected by Sir Julius Werner during the course of his life, including this infamous pendant.
London, England

John Harrison's Marine Chronometers

The handiwork of a underdog clockmaker who solved an impossible problem for an Empire, and forever revolutionized seafaring.
London, England

London Transport Museum Depot

The majority of the museum's large collection is held in a storage space open to the public a few times a year.
London, England

The College of Psychic Studies

This educational institution and reference library specialize in the psychic arts and mediumship.
London, England

Novelty Automation

A tongue-in-cheek arcade where the games are based on everyday life.
London, England

Huntsman & Sons

The real clothing store that inspired a fictional spy organization's front.
London, England

Stationers' Hall

This building contains a door only used by members of the royal family.
London, England

London Transport Museum

Its collection includes a broad array of social, geographic, graphic design, and political history.