London Art Tours - for the visitor to London who wishes to view and experience the incomparable art and architecture of the city, its galleries and exhibitions.

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Professional Tours of the art and architecture of London.

London Art Tours was set up as a resource for the visitor to London who puts a high priority on seeing the incomparable Art and Architecture of the city.

Our principal aim is to provide highlight tours of most of the leading permanent collections and buildings and walks of historic districts. As far as possible these will be designed for you individually, whether your interests are in particular artists, styles, periods or collections.

Please use the shortcuts below to find full details on each of our Highlight Tours. Once you have navigated away from this page, you can use the main menu (above), selecting 'Highlight Tours', to access this information.

British Museum BRITISH MUSEUM
One of the world's greatest museums: six million objects from the history of world civilisations.

Courtauld Institute COURTAULD INSTITUTE
Renaissance and Impressionist paintings are displayed in the elegant rooms of the former Royal Academy of Art.

Kenwood House KENWOOD HOUSE
A country mansion which overlooks London, its collection includes masterpieces by Vermeer and Rembrandt.

Leighton House LEIGHTON HOUSE
The Victorian home of the President of the Royal Academy, "the most colourful and sumptuous nineteenth century artist's homes in London."

National Gallery NATIONAL GALLERY
One of the most balanced and representative collections of European paintings from the thirteenth century to 1900.

St. Paul's Cathedral St. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL
From the ashes of the Great Fire of 1666 rose the masterpiece of Sir Christopher Wren, now one of the icons of London.

Tate Britain TATE BRITAIN
The nation's collection of British art from the sixteenth century to the present day is shown in splendid galleries.

Tate Modern TATE MODERN
The world's most popular gallery of modern art is housed in a former power station. The collection begins in 1900.

Tower of London TOWER OF LONDON
The best-preserved medieval fortress in Europe today still guards the priceless Crown Jewels of England.

Victoria and Albert Museum VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM
Eight miles of galleries show objects from all over the world in one of the oldest and finest collections of applied art.

Wallace Collection WALLACE COLLECTION
Fabulous paintings, furniture and porcelain presented in a French-inspired town house just moments away from Oxford Street.

Westminster Abbey WESTMINSTER ABBEY
A thousand years of British royal history are traced in one of the most spectacular churches in Europe.

Short cuts to details of Permanent Collections & Museums:

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Addington Palace - Africa Centre - Age Reminiscence Centre - Albert Memorial - Alexander Fleming Laboratory St. Mary's Hospital - Alexandra Palace - Alfred Dunhill Museum - All Hallows by the Tower Crypt Museum - Anna Pavlova Memorial Museum - Apothecaries Hall, Worshipful Company of Apothecaries - Apsley House (Wellington Museum) - Archive & Museum of Black Heritage - Arsenal Football Club Museum - Ashburnham House - Association of Anaesthetists - Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen & Women - Baden-Powell House - Bank of England Museum - Bankside Gallery - Banqueting House - Barbican Art Gallery - Barnet Museum - BBC Television Centre - Benjamin Franklin House - Ben Uri Gallery (London Museum of Jewish Art) - Bethlem Royal Hospital Archives & Museum - Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood - Bevis Marks Synagogue - Black Heritage - Black Museum - Blewcoat School (National Trust Shop) - Boston Manor House - Bramah Tea & Coffee Museum - Brass Rubbing Centre - Britain at War - British Airways London Eye - British Dental Association - British Library - British Museum - British Museum Newspaper Library - British Optical Association - British Red Cross Museum: Lifelines - Bromley Museum - Brooking Collection of Architecture - Bruce Castle Museum - Brunei Gallery - Brunel Engine House - Buckingham Palace - Burgh House (Hampstead Museum) - Cabinet War Rooms - Camden Arts Centre - Canada House - Canal Museum - Carlyle's House - Cartoon Art Trust - Central Criminal Court - Charles Dicken's House - Charlton House - Chartered Insurance Institute Museum - Charterhouse - Chelsea Physic Garden - Chelsea Royal Hospital - Chiswick House - Church Farm House - Churchill's Britain at War Experience - City of London Police Museum - Clarence House - Clink Prison Museum - Clock Museum - College of Arms - Commonwealth Institute - Courtauld Institute of Art - Crafts Council Gallery - Crime Museum (The Black Museum) - Crofton Roman Villa - Crossness Pumping Station - Croydon Airport Visitor Centre - Croydon Clocktower (Croydon Museum & Heritage Services) - Crystal Palace Museum - Cuming Museum - Cutty Sark - Czech Memorial Scrolls Centre - Dali Universe - De Morgan Centre - Dennis Severs House - Design Museum Dicken's House - Docklands Museum - Dr. Johnson's House - Dorwich House - Down House - Dulwich Picture Gallery - Eltham Palace House & Gardens - Embroiderer's Guild - Epping Forest District Museum - Estorick Collection - Fan Museum - Faraday Museum (Royal Institution) - Fashion & Textile Museum - Fenton House - Fine Art Society - Firepower: Royal Artillery Museum - Flaxman Collection - Fleming Collection - Florence Nightingale Museum - Forty Hall Museum - Foundation for Women's Art - Foundling Museum (Thomas Coram Foundation) - Freemasonry, Library and Museum of (Freemason's Hall) - Freud Museum - Fulham Palace - Fuller's Brewery

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Geffrye Museum - Geological Sciences Collection - Gilbert Collection - Gipsy Moth IV - Globe Theatre - Golden Hinde - Goldsmith's Hall - Gothic Bath House - Grange Museum of Community History - Grant Museum of Zoology & Comparative Anatomy - Gray's Inn - Great Ormond Street Hospital - Greenwich Heritage Centre - Greenwich Museum - Gunnersbury Park Museum - Guards' Museum - Guildhall - Guildhall Art Gallery & Roman Amphitheatre - Guildhall Library (incl. Clock Museum) - Hackney Museum - Hall Place & Gardens - Ham House - Hampstead Museum - Hampton Court Palace - Handel House Museum - Harrow Museum & Heritage Centre - Hayward Gallery - Hermitage Rooms - Highgate Cemetery - Hillingdon Local Studies & Archive - H.M.S. Belfast - Hogarth's House - Honeywood Heritage Centre - Horniman Museum & Gardens - House of St. Barnabas in Soho - Houses of Parliament - Imperial War Museum - Inner Temple - Institute of Contemporary Art - Island History Trust - Islington Museum - Iveagh Bequest - Jerwood Gallery - Jewel Tower - Jewish Museum (Camden Town) - Jewish Museum (Finchley) - Keat's House - Kensington Palace - Kenwood House (Iveagh Bequest) - Kew Bridge Steam Museum - Kew Gardens - Kew Palace & Queen Charlotte's Cottage - Kingston Museum - Kirkaldy Testing Museum - Lauderdale House - Leighton House - Lincoln's Inn - Linley Sambourne House - Little Holland House - Livesey Museum for Children - Lloyd's of London (& Nelson Collection) - London Aquarium - London Butterfly House - London Dungeon - London Eye (Millennium Wheel) - London Fire Brigade Museum - London Motorcycle Museum - London Postal Museum - London Planetarium - London Silver Vaults - London Toy & Model Museum - London Transport Museum - London Wetlands Centre - London Zoo - Lord's Cricket Ground (MCC Museum)

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Madame Tussaud's & London Planetarium - Mall Galleries - Mansion House - Marble Hill House - Markfield Beam Engine & Museum - Marlborough House - Martinware Collection - Marx Memorial Museum - Merton Heritage Centre - Methodist Central Hall - Middle Temple Hall - Millennium Wheel - Monument - Museum in Docklands - Museum of Artillery in the Rotunda - Museum of Childhood - Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture (MoDA) - Museum of Garden History - Museum of London - Museum of Rugby/Twickenham Stadium - Musical Museum - Muybridge Collection - National Army Museum - National Gallery - National Maritime Museum - National Portrait Gallery - Natural History Museum - Nelson Collection - North Woolwich Old Station Museum - Old Bailey (Central Criminal Court) - Old Dispensary - Old Operating Theatre Museum & Herb Garret - Order of St. John Museum - Orleans House Gallery - Osterley Park House - Oval Cricket Ground - Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament) - House of Commons Public Gallery (St. Stephen's Entrance) - Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art - Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology - Photographer's Gallery - Pitshanger Manor & Gallery - Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum - Pollock's Toy Museum - Postman's Park (Watts Memorial Wall) - Prince Henry's Room - Public Record Office - Pumphouse Educational Museum - Pump House Gallery - Puppet Centre Trust - Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge - Queen's Gallery (The Royal Collection) - Queen Charlotte's Cottage - Queen's House - Ragged School Museum - Ranger's House (Wernher Collection) - Redbridge Museum - Red House - Richmond Museum - Roman Amphitheatre - 'Roman' Bath - Rose Theatre - Royal Academy of Art - Royal Academy of Music Collections - Royal Air Force Museum - Royal Artillery Museum - Royal Botanic Gardens - Royal British Legion Poppy Factory - Royal Collection - Royal College of Art - Royal College of Music - Royal College of Surgeons - Royal Courts of Justice - Royal Exchange - Royal Fusiliers' Museum - Royal Hospital, Chelsea - Royal Institute of British Architects - Royal Institution - Royal London Hospital - Royal Mews - Royal Military School of Music - Royal National Theatre - Royal Observatory - Royal Opera House - Royal Observatory - Royal Naval College - Royal Pharmaceutical Society - Royal Society of British Sculptors - Royal Society

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Saatchi Gallery - St. Bartholomew's Hospital Museum - St. Bride's Fleet Street Crypt Museum - St. George's Cathedral - St. Paul's Cathedral - Salvation Army International Heritage Centre - Science Museum - Serpentine Gallery - Sewing Machine Museum - Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition - Sherlock Holmes Museum - Shirley Windmill - Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (Hindu Temple) - Sir John Soane's Museum - Somerset House - South London Gallery - Southside House - Southwark Cathedral - Spencer House - Spitalfields Centre for the Study of Minorities - Stephens Collection - Strang Print Room - Strawberry Hill - Sutton House - Syon House - Tate Britain - Tate Modern - Temple of Mithras - Thames Barrier Visitor Centre - Theatre Museum - Theatre Royal Drury Lane (Backstage Tours) - Thomas Coram Foundation - Tower Bridge Exhibition - Tower of London - Twickenham Stadium - Valence House Museum - Vestry House Museum - Veterinary Museum - Victoria and Albert Museum - Vinopolis - Wallace Collection - Wandle Industrial Museum - Wandsworth Museum - Watts Gallery - Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine - Wellington Arch - Wellington Museum - Wernher Collection - Wesley Chapel, House & Museum of Methodism - Westminster Abbey - Westminster Cathedral - Whitechapel Art Gallery - Whitechapel Bell Foundry - Whitehall - Whitewebb's Museum of Transport - William Morris Gallery - 2 Willow Road - Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum - Wimbledon Society Museum of Local History - Wimbledon Windmill Museum - Windsor Castle - Woodlands Art Gallery - Women's Library - Young's Brewery & Stable Tours