Museums: West London

The EMI Group Archive Trust
Collection of record and gramophone catalogues from around the world. Dawley Road, Hayes, UB3 1HH.
Natural History Museum
Home to 70 million items of life and earth science, including dinosaur skeletons. Open Monday to Sunday 10:00-17:50. Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD.
Redlees Artist Studio
Provides space for a variety of artistic disciplines. Isleworth, Hounslow, TW7 7EU.
Chiswick House and Gardens
Display a rich collection of old Master paintings. The Estate Office, Conservatory Yard, Hounslow, W4 2QN.
The Twickenham Museum
History centre for Twickenham, Whitton, Teddington and the Hamptons. Opens on Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. 25 The Embankment, Richmond upon Thames TW1 3DU.
Headstone Manor Museum
The museum collection tell the history of Harrow. Headstone Recreation Ground, Pinner View, Harrow, HA2 6PX.
Hogarths House
Once the house of William Hogarth, the first internationally known English artist. View his art and works. Hogarth Lane, Great West Road, W4 2QN.
Kew Transport Museum
Specialised and out-of-the-ordinary vehicles from the British Isles. Open every day 09:00-15:00. 110 North Road, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3QA.
Gunnersbury Park Museum
Range of objects, paintings and photographs which reflect life in Ealing and Hounslow. Gunnersbury Park, Popes Lane, Hounslow, W3 8LQ.
London Motor Museum
Range of American and European classic cars collecitons. 3 Nestles Avenue, Hayes, UB3 4SB.
The London Museum of Water and Steam
The museum tells the story of Londons water supply. Opening Timing: Monday to Sunday 11:00-16:00. Green Dragon Lane, Brentford, Hounslow, TW8 0EN.
Wallace Collection
Permanent collection of art, furniture, amour which includes art from the 18th and 19th centuries including Les Champ Eilsees. Nearest tube: Bond Street. Hertford House, Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN
The Bentley Priory Museum
The museum promotes the history of Bentley Priory. Mansion House Drive, Stanmore, Harrow, HA7 3HT.
Hogarth’s House
Displays in the house tell the story of his life and works. Hogarth Lane, Great West Road, Hounslow, W4 2QN.
Boston Manor House
The Manor House was once owned by the Cliterow family for two and a half centuries. View its architecture and gardens. Built in 1623. Hours 1430-1700 daily. Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 9LX.
The Faraday Museum
Explores over 200 years of history of making science. Opening Timing: Monday to Friday 09:00-18:00. 21 Albemarle Street, Westminster, W1S 4BS.
Royal Botanic Gardens
Explore the range of rare plants. Kew, Richmond upon Thames, TW9 3AB.
Hounslow Urban Farm
Offers animal handling sessions, owl flying displays and pony rides. Faggs Road, Feltham, Hounslow, TW14 0LZ.
Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
Here you can discover the secrets of Alexander Flemings discovery of penicillin in 1928. There are group talks by medical museum staff. St Marys Hospital, Praed Street, W2 1NY.
The National Army Museum
Exhibitions, galleries and public events programmes. Communicates the history and heritage of the British Army. Facilities include a cafe, shop, wheelchair access, group tours and venue hire. Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 4HT.
The German Historical Institute (GHIL)
The German Historical Institute London (GHIL) is an independent academic institution. It promotes research on medieval and modern history. 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ.
The Household Cavalry Museum
The collections of musical instruments, horse furniture and silverware. Horse Guards, Whitehall, Westminster, SW1A 2AX.
British Airways Heritage Collection
Range of collection of aircraft models and pictures. Waterside, Speedbird Way, Harmondsworth, Hillingdon, UB7 0GA.
Cartoon Museum
Cartoons and caricatures and comics from the 18th century to present day. Tube station, Tottenham Court Road. 35 Little Russell Street, London WC1A 2HH
British Dental Association
Promotes the interests of its members, advance the science, arts and ethics of dentistry. 64 Wimpole Street, Westminster W1G 8YS
Museum of Asian Music
The AMC produces seminars, recordings, films and exhibitions to promote Asian music. 1 Bradford Road, Ealing W3 7SP.
Leighton House Museum
Nineteenth century collection of paintings and sculpture by Leighton and his contemporaries. 12 Holland Park Road, Kensington and Chelsea, W14 8LZ.
Wellcome Collection
Explores the connections between medicine, life and art in the past, present and future. Opening Timing: Tuesday to Saturday 10:00-18:00 and Sunday 11:00-18:00. 183 Euston Road, Camden, NW1 2BE.
Pitzhanger Manor House & Gallery
Provides professional contemporary arts. Opening Timing: Tuesday to Friday 13:00-17:00 and Saturday 11:00-17:00. Walpole Park, Mattock Ln, Ealing, W5 5EQ.
Wandle Industrial Museum
Showing the history of the industries and people of the River Wandle. Vestry Hall Annex, London Rd, Mitcham, Merton, CR4 3UD.
Apsley House Museum
Hyde Park Corner London, W1J 7NT. Apsley House, was home to the Duke of Wellington after his victory over Napoleon at Waterloo. It has one of the finest art collections in London and a wonderful collection of silver and porcelain.
Royal Air Force Museum
National museum dedicated wholly to aviation, containing aircraft, artefacts, aviation memorabilia, fine art and photographs covering the history of aviation from early balloon flights to the latest jet fighters. Grahame Park Way, London, NW9 5LL.
The Guards Museum
The museum provides the better services. Wellington Barracks, Birdcage Walk, Westminster, SW1E 6HQ.
Kew Bridge Steam Museum
Originally a Victorian Water Pumping Station, but now a museum of water supply and a collection of water pumping steam engines. Caters for individuals and tour groups. Cafe onsite. Green Dragon Lane, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 0EN.
The West House & Heath Robinson Museum Trust
The museum promote complementary medicine. Pinner Memorial Park, West End Lane, Pinner, Harrow, HA5 1AE.
The William Morris Society and Museum
Collection of wallpapers, water colour designs and a selection of textiles. Opening Timing: Thursday and Saturday 14:00-17:00. Kelmscott House, 26 Upper Mall, Hammersmith & Fulham, W6 9TA.
Brent Museum
Collection of record of local groups, organisations and individuals. Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, Brent, HA9 0FJ.
London Motorcycle Museum
Has over 140 British motorcycles in its collection. Open Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays 10:00-16:30. 29 Oldfield Lane South, Greenford, Middlesex, UB6 9LB.
The Western Kurdistan Association
This museum provides educational courses, exhibition and radio program for Kurdish refugees. Norland House, Queensdale Crescent, Hammersmith & Fulham, W11 4TL.
London Transport Museum
Explores all the different forms of transport to modern day used in London. 39 Wellington Street, WC2E 7BB
Hunterian Museums
Collections of anatomy, pathology, osteology and natural history in the world. 35-43 Lincolns Inn Fields, Westminster, WC2A 3PE.
Handel House Museum
The museum tell the the life of George Frideric Handel. 25 Brook Street, Mayfair, W1K 4HB.
Miklos Bansaghi Fine Art Restoration
Restoration and conservation of paintings and polychrome sculpture. 11 Colville Road, Acava Studio #5, Ealing W3 8BL.
St. Martin-in-the Fields
A working church St Martins is an ecclesiastical building and is in the centre of London and also a tourist attraction. St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 4JJ.
Royal Academy of Music Museum
Collections of instruments, manuscripts, letters, performance materials, artworks, teaching materials and memorabilia. Opening Timing: Monday to Friday 11:30-17:30 and Saturday 12:00-16:00. Marylebone Road, Westminster, NW1 5HT.
Charles Dickens Museum
A museum dedicated to the life and times of Charles Dickens the writer. Examines all his works and exhibits artifacts from the Dickens period. 48 Doughty Street, London WC1N 2LX

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