Don't miss out on any of the must-see exhibitions and events at London's fascinating museums. Read on to discover what's on and when in our guide to the city's exhibitions.
Isabella Blow: Fashion
20 November 2013 to 2 March 2014
Somerset House pays homage to the late British patron of fashion and her extrovert dress sense.
Poster Art 150: London
Underground's Greatest Designs
To 5 January 2014
The London Transport Museum celebrates 150 years of the London Underground with a display of 150 iconic tube posters including works from Man Ray and Paul Nash.
Capturing The Shadows
The film industry sprang into life in the 1890s and this exhibition charts its development. IT pays homage to its beginnings in shadow theatre and the optical lantern and other elements that paved the way to the films that we know and love today.
Beyond El Dorado: Power and
Gold in Ancient Colombia
17 October 2013 to 23 March 2014
Discover the rich and diverse cultures of ancient Colombia in the British Museum's latest 'ore'-inspiring exhibition.
The Cheapside Hoard:
London's Lost Jewels
11 October 2013 to 27 April 2014
This major exhibition investigates the secrets of the Cheapside Hoard. This extraordinary and priceless cache of late 16th and early 17th century jewels and gemstones was discovered in 1912, buried in a cellar on Cheapside in the City of London.
30 January 2013 to 4 January 2015
Discover six design stories that offer a diverse look at design, tracing the history and processes of contemporary design. The show includes furniture, product, fashion, transport and architecture alongside a selection of prototypes, models and specially commissioned films.
Wildlife Photographer Of The
18 October 2013 to 23 March 2014
This world-renowned annual exhibition at the Natural History Museum shines a spotlight on the rarely seen wonders of the natural world.
Only in England: Photographs
by Tony Ray-Jones and Martin Parr
21 September 2013 to 16 March 2014
Fascinated by the eccentricities of English social customs, Tony Ray-Jones spent the latter half of the 1960s travelling across England, photographing what he saw as a disappearing way of life.
13 November 2013 to 6 May 2014
Step inside the world's greatest experiment and witness the uncovering of the Higgs boson, explore the 27-km collider and its cathedral-sized detector caverns, and discover how studying the subatomic world can point the way to a fuller understanding of our universe.
Club To Catwalk: London
Fashion In The 1980s
10 July 2013 to 16 February 2014
Discover the creative explosion of London fashion in the 1980s in a major exhibition at the V&A. Through more than 85 outfits, Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s showcases the bold and exciting new looks by the most experimental young designers of the decade, including Betty Jackson, Katharine Hamnett, Wendy Dagworthy and John Galliano.
British Drawings: 1600 to the
5 October 2013 to 13 April 2014
Covering 400 years of drawing practice and including works by Van Dyck, Gainsborough, Constable, Blake, Rossetti, Spencer, Freud and Hockney, this display traces the central role played by drawing in portraiture and 'landskip', and in movements from Romanticism to Minimalism.
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