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Unexplored London

Unexplored London

London is welcoming thousands of visitors every year, so no wonder many of London attractions automatically became tourist's targets. However, there are still many places yet to be discovered. For those who don't like to travel with masses or who have already visited London and would like to experience something different, browse below our list of unexplored London treasures.

Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
Alexander Fleming Laboratory MuseumAlexander Fleming Laboratory Museum in St Mary's Hospital, Paddington is a great museum for those who want to discover the secrets of the laboratory in which a Scottish biologist and pharmacologist discovered penicillin in 1928. His discovery that affected many people, changed the medical history dramatically and won him the Nobel Price in 1945.

St Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, London W2
Phone:+44 (0) 20 7886 6528
Open: Monday-Thursday: 10.00-13.00, Closed: Public Holidays, 24-26 December, 1 January.

Eltham Palace
Eltham PalaceStephen Courtauld chose a beautiful Eltham Palace as his home in 1933.Absolutely magnificent, this masterpiece of twentieth-century design combining Art Deco and ocean liner style is now open to visitors. Eltham Palace is situated next to the remains of a medieval royal palace.

Price: £6.50.
Eltham Palace, Court Yard, London SE9
Phone:+44 (0) 20 8294 2548
Open: 1 April-31 October 2004: Daily: 10.00-17.00, 1 November-31 March 2005: Daily: 10.00-16.00, Closed: 24-26 December, 1 January

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian ArtThe Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, is situated in stylish Islington. Formed by Eric Estorick and his wife, the collection is internationally renowned for its Futurist works and collections as well as figurative art and sculpture. Temporary exhibitions, a bookshop, library and Italian café are also there.

Italian Art, 39a Canonbury Square, London N1
Phone:+44 (0) 20 7704 9522
Open: Wednesday-Saturday:11.00-18.00, Sunday: 12.00-17.00
Closed:22 December-7 January ,9 April and 11 April 2004, Mondays & Tuesdays

Fan Museum
Fan MuseumThe only museum in the world dedicated entirely to fans, the Fan Museum in the heart of Greenwich has a collection of over 3,000 fans from all over the globe. The Fan Museum has over 3500 fans and fan leaves which include the splendid Hélène Alexander collection and further gifts and bequests which have been received since the museum's incipience ten years ago. The collection is comprehensive, with examples from all over the world from the 11th century to the present day.

12 Crooms Hill, Greenwich, London SE10
Phone:+44 (0) 20 8858 7879, Phone:+44 (0) 20 8305 1441
Open: Tuesday-Saturday:11.00-17.00 Sunday: 12.00-17.00
Closed: Mondays (except bank holiday Mondays), 25 December

Fashion and Textile Museum
Fashion and Textile MuseumThe Fashion and Textile Museum is situated in Bermondsey Village, London. Founded by the British designer, Zandra Rhodes, the museum embraces and explores different elements of fashion. The Fashion and Textile Museum (FTM) holds two to three major exhibitions a year and runs an international education programme. Adult Entry Price: £6.00.

83 Bermondsey Street, London SE1
Phone:+44 (0) 20 7403 0222, Phone:+44 (0) 20 7407 8664
Open: Tuesday-Saturday: 11.00-16.45, Sunday: 12.00-16.45 (last admission: 16.15)
Closed: Mondays

Firepower Royal Artillery Museum
Firepower Royal Artillery MuseumFirepower, the Royal Artillery Museum welcomes those who are eager to learn more about the proud history of gunners. Getting to know the artillery from within will allow you to understand what role did the Gunners play in the nation's history and even what role will they play in the future. Normal Adult Entry Price: £6.50.

FirePower, Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, London SE18
Phone:+44 (0) 20 8855 7755
Open: April-October:Wednesday-Sunday: 10.30-17.00,
November-March:Friday-Sunday: 11.00-17.00

Jewel Tower
Jewel TowerThe Jewel Tower in London was build c.1365 in order to house Edward III's treasures. Today it is one of two complete buildings remaining from the medieval Palace of Westminster. A small, but important building now has illustrated panels on the second floor. The Jewel Tower is now administrated by English Heritage and currently displays the exhibition Parliament Past and Present.

Abingdon Street, London SW1
Phone:+44 (0) 20 7222 2219
Open: 1 April-31 October 2004: Daily: 10.00-17.00, 1 November-31 March 2005: Daily: 10.00-16.00, Closed: 24-26 December,1 January

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