Museums are a fantastic way to immerse yourself in the history of South London, with many having unique themes to explore! If you’re looking for art galleries, have no fear! We believe these deserve a list of their own. Whether you visit the many historical sites and famous homes or the check out unique histories, we have found 20 of the best museums in South London that will be perfect for your next day out!
Eltham Palace is one of the most beautiful landmarks in the Royal Borough of Greenwich and has quite an interesting history to go with it! From serving as a childhood home to the great Henry VIII to being home to 1930s philanthropists, we break down the passing owners of Eltham Palace and how it has shaped what the building looks like today.
Dulwich Picture Gallery is the oldest public art gallery in England, having opened its doors to the public in 1817. As you can expect, the gallery has a rich history that we were keen to dive into. From a cherished friendship to a painting famous for being stolen the most times than any other, here is our brief history of Dulwich Picture Gallery.
Whether its royal history you love or Gothic-style castles that show off the best views of South London, Greenwich can be a great place for any history buff. We’ve done all the hard work for you and put together a list of the 9 most interesting historical landmarks for you to explore in Greenwich borough!
Did you know a part of Croydon’s history was behind the inspiration for a Beatles song? Croydon’s humble beginnings into a huge London borough shouldn’t be forgotten, with its rich religious history and musical influences, this blog will dive into what makes Croydon the prominent borough of London it is today!
Wandsworth’s coming up in the world, the film world that is. It has been estimated that the borough is host to 10,000 days of filming a year - accounting for 1 in every 10 films made in London as a whole. We’ve compiled a list of some of the iconic movies that were made in part in the borough, and some are guaranteed to surprise you...