- Type: Museums
NileGuide Expert Says:
Moving museum dedicated to the Oliver Twists of London
NileGuide Expert tip:
The Dickens House Museum is just a short walk from here, might as well tackle it too
- Located in a building rebuilt next to the demolished Foundling Hospital, this museum pays tribute to the city's original home for London's poor youth. Abandoned children and infants were given a new lease of life due to the kindness of the founders, composer George Frideric Handel, artist William Hogarth and Thomas Coram, a great philanthropist. Learn more about their history through the different permanent and temporary exhibitions held here and admire the unique and intriguing British paintings. Free for children under the age of 16. You can also find out about the yearly passes which are reasonable.
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