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The British Museum's first exhibition in more than 30 years to be devoted to Vikings opens this week. See some of the brooches, hoards, swords and ships here.
The Prince of Wales's 18th century letter, advising the future King George III in a checklist shortly before the writer's premature death, is about to go on public show.
The National Portrait Gallery brings together photography, film, painting and drawing from all sides of the conflict in a major exploration of the faces of the First World War.
See British photographer Bryan Alexander's spectacular photos of the traditional life of indigenous peoples across the remote Russian Arctic.
London's Cartoon Museum marks the 30th anniversary of the start of the satirical show which shocked and launched careers during the 1980s and 1990s.
See photos of the evolving London of the 19th and 20th centuries as the Museum of London releases 16 hybrid images of the city to accompany an iPhone app.
DJ sets in praise of Brixton follow a day of family activities and the opening of a moving new exhibition at The Chocolate Museum, celebrating a sweet opening year.
Early weather systems, Florence Nightingale visualisations and chimpanzees, dogs, opossums, platypuses and chickens in the British Library's first science spectacular.
The Gaia hypothesiser will be revealed as a reluctant pupil with a youthful passion for museums in an exhibition, Unlocking Lovelock, opening at the Science Museum in April.
Transport for London's Crossrail subsidiary has launched an exhibition of some of its incredible finds from sites across the city. See a few of the discoveries here.
Featuring the the first ever mechanically-propelled public service bus - Walter Hancock’s Enterprise, built in 1833 - a one-off bus bonanza takes place this March.
This summer, the Estorick Collection hosts an exhibition of dozens of photographs of Hollywood stars in Rome during the 1960s.
The US painter Glenn Ligon brings his brooding work to London, inspired by an early taped spoken word work by composer Steve Reich.
Making tactile art with bacteria, Anna Dumitriu's latest exhibition, coinciding with World Tuberculosis Day, includes a lung-collapsing machine and "killed" strains of TB.
All was not sweet and sentimental in Victorian London. Keep your flame flickering with these accusations of falseness and ex-wives in bottles from the Museum of London's collection.