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 British Museum tube station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
British Museum tube station was a station on the London Underground's Central Line, located close to the British Museum.
Holborn station was, in any case, better situated than British Museum, as it had better tram connections.
It was decided to add Central Line platforms to Holborn and close British Museum. /wiki/British_Museum_tube_station   (465 words)

 Holborn tube station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Holborn is a station of the London Underground in Holborn in London, near the British Museum and the London School of Economics.
Decorated metal panels on Central Line platforms at Holborn, near the British Museum.
The station opened on the Piccadilly Line with the name 'Holborn (Kingsway)' on December 15, 1906, but the suffix was later dropped. /wiki/Holborn_tube_station   (240 words)

 Public lettering (beta version) : Underground station
The building dates from 1906 and was designed by Leslie Green, architect of the majority of the Yerkes ‘tube’ stations with their typical red—glazed façade.
Station signage now uses the system designed by Henrion, Ludlow & Schmidt using the New Johnston typeface: apart from station names all signage is now upper & lower-case.
Stations away from the city centre, such as Kilburn Park, were never built over. /Undergroundstation.php   (520 words)

 Russell Square tube station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nearby British Museum tube station was closed in the 1930s.
Russell Square is a London Underground station on Bernard Street, Bloomsbury, not far from the British Museum and Russell Square Gardens.
According to a old myth there's a tunnel from this, now redundant, station to the British Museum Egyptian room. /wiki/Russell_Square_tube_station   (154 words)

 London Attractions Page 2
Only open during the week, this free museum had the history of the postal service displayed, with some original postboxes from the past, and some of the transport used, upstairs were pull out files of stamps from around the world, really interesting in its own way.
Very interesting free museum this, lots of dolls, toys, board games and childrens clothes through history on show, there were some huge dolls houses and also some interactive areas for the children and a workshop too, quite large and lots to enjoy.
goes nearby the museum, which was built for the ice-cream manufacturer Carlo Gatti, is this Canal Museum, not only are there displays on Carlo Gatti etc, but lots on the narrow boats and the history of the canals etc too, a small and quite interesting museum. /pnptrav/London2.html   (341 words)

 Holiday Apartments in London - Vacation Rentals
Tube goes direct to Bond Street, Baker Street, Trafalgar square and journey time to Bond Street in Oxford Street is about 12 minutes from Willesden Green tube station.
The apartment is located in a lovely period building in a pretty garden square, very close to all the West End attractions including the British Museum, Covent Garden, Theatreland, Russell Square.
This elegant apartment is on the ground floor (American 1st Floor).The apartment is situated in a lovely period building in a pretty garden square, very close to all the West End attractions including the British Museum, Covent Garden, Theatreland, Russell Square. /city/london   (685 words)

 Bloomsbury London hotel accommodation at discount rates
The British Museum is also close by while Covent Garden, the shops of Oxford Street and the theatre district of the West End are all a 15 minute walk away.
The British Museum is just across the road, as is Covent Garden, Oxford Street and Theatreland.
The British Library is located on the edge of Bloomsbury, on the north side of Euston Road. /hotels/london-bloomsbury-1.htm   (794 words)

 The London Guide, an A -Z index and map of our website
Camera repairs: Sendean, 105 Oxford St W1 tel: 0703 439 8418, Camera City 16 Little Russell St WC1 (near British Museum) 0207 813 2100
British Quakerism is strongly allied with the pacifist, anti-nuclear, internationalist movements and encompasses a quiet pantheism.
British anti-terrorist police are pretty good and our intelligence is excellent - once a danger is exposed the loose ends get tied very efficiently. /AZ.html   (5617 words)

 January 2000 - London, England -
Dedicated to the decorative arts, the original mandate of the museum was to collect large and aesthetically pleasing pieces for the purpose of encouraging and educating British designers.
Dedicated solely to the history of London this museum is an excellent alternative if you are actually interested in the city you are visiting, rather than the plunder on display at other museums.
The museum is arranged as a walk through history, beginning in prehistoric times and ending in present day. /europetravelguides/london/jan00london.shtml   (1220 words) London Museums British Museum London Hotel and Vacation Experts
It's no surprise that the British Museum, one of the greatest museums in the world, tops the visitor charts.
With over 94 galleries and thousands of artefacts, the British Museum will intrigue and enlighten visitors from around the globe.
Founded in 1753, it is also the oldest museum in the world and its contents catalogue over two million years of world history and culture. /London/British_Museum   (185 words)

 Tube Spotting - Celebrities on the London Underground
"London Below exists beside Richard's reality (London Above), with bizarre intersections located, fittingly, in Underground stations such as Black Friars (home of a Dominican order) and the British Museum (which was closed, in London Above, in the 1930s, but remains accessible to those living Below).
It features the tube in a big way, with weird characters who live in a strange underground world and some of them are even named after tube stations.
The station closed in 1994 and the Aldwych is now a happening venue for all sorts of showbiz parties, raves like underLondonground and video shoots. /finsbury/254/tubecelebs.html   (9790 words)

 World War 1 and 2 - Russell Square tube station
Russell Square is a London Underground station in Bloomsbury, not far from the British Museum and Russell Square Gardens.
Opened on 15th December, 1906, the station is located in Travelcard Zone 1, and is between Holborn and Kings Cross St Pancras on the Piccadilly Line.
World War 1 and 2 - Russell Square tube station /history/Russell_Square_tube_station   (66 words)

Located in Central London is the British Museum (Nearest Tube:Tottenham Court Road & Russell Square) It became a world class destination by being the destination for all of the treasures accumulated by the British Empire.
Housed in one of the most impressive buildings in London, England, the Museum is very close to South Kensington underground station and Victoria Train station.
It is actually a museum and centre for research, this is a must see for families and is extremely child friendly. /v36/r_muse.php   (853 words)

 British Museum - London - Reviews of British Museum - TripAdvisor
The British Museum is one of the most fascinating experiences in London.
The British Museum is an extraordinary walk through the past.
The British museum has some interesting things, but compared to all the other wonderful things to do... /Attraction_Review-g186338-d187555-Reviews-British_Museum...   (621 words)

 The Rosetta Stone
The Rosetta Stone has been exhibited in the British Museum since 1802, with only one break.
R. Parkinson, Cracking codes: the Rosetta Stone and decipherment (London, The British Museum Press, 1999), pp.
Towards the end of the First World War, in 1917, when the Museum was concerned about heavy bombing in London, they moved it to safety along with other, portable, 'important' objects. /compass/ixbin/goto?id=OBJ67   (523 words)

 Museums, Galleries, and Gardens
The British Museum has many temporary exhibits, both from the Museum and the British Library, worth investigating; these displays are otherwise not usually open to the public for viewing.
The British Museum is one of the world's greatest museums and is a treasure in itself.
The British Museum houses one of the world's leading exhibits on ancient Egypt, including the famous Rosetta Stone and colossal stone statuary from all the Egyptian kingdoms. /~bmckinney/muse.html   (6041 words)

 National Army Museum on
Free special events weekends are held on the first weekend of every month, featuring uniformed interpreters in role as British soldiers from the past, specialist lectures, children¹s activities and opportunities to handle period objects and artefacts kept behind glass elsewhere in the Museum.
At the National Army Museum the adventures of the British soldier are brought vividly to life!
Born out of the Great Exhibition of 1851, the Museum has evolved into one of the World's most comprehensive and diverse collections of the decorative arts. /nationalarmymuseum.htm   (509 words)

 The bloomsbury park hotel in London
Ideally located in one of London's most lively areas, midway between the financial district and the West End, it is very close to Covent Garden and places of interest such as the British Museum.
Recently refurbished, each of its 95 bedrooms includes full private facilities, remote control television, radio, and direct dial telephone. /londonhotels/the_bloomsbury   (97 words)

 edgeware tube station
News, news online, world, uk, international, foreign, british, online, service Edgware Road Tube station, the scene of one of London's bombings, reopens to only a handful of commuters.
Homer Street The Chapel, Chapel Street The Marylebone Kitchen, York Street Local Transport Edgeware Road tube station (Circle and Hammersmith and City lines) is c.
Action Westminster's main office is located at 37 Chapel Street, NW1 5DP close to Edgeware Road tube station. /edgeware-tube-station.html   (386 words)

 The British Museum Friends
To celebrate our 250th birthday we are holding a competition for Young Friends and all visitors to the Young Friends website to send in any interesting facts about the British Museum.
We still need another 247 interesting facts so put on your thinking caps and send them to Vikki Thompson at or The Young Friends of the British Museum, the British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG.
The British Museum's one remaining cat is called Pippin /friends/young_f_indexcomp.htm   (149 words)

 Euston & Bloomsbury hotels. Three stars, moderate price accommodation of good quality near Euston train station, by King's Cross, St Pancras, central London
The location was fine; right across the street from the tube station, so it was eay to get around the city.
Its location is very central, good for sightseeing and getting everywhere in London, due to the nearby tube stations, so that all London popular attractions are either close or easy to reach.
Euston Square Hotel is in academic Bloomsbury, near the new British Library and London University. /euston.html   (3296 words)

 The British Postal Museum & Archive - Summer Open Days at the Museum Store
Take the third left into Lenthall Road and The British Postal Museum Store is located at the end of the new industrial units (Imprimo Park), on the left.
If this is the case, turn left when you leave the station and follow the footpath down the hill to the main road.
Please be aware that the Museum Store is just that - a storehouse for our collection, so please don't expect a fully-designed museum gallery, but there will be toilets to use, and refreshments available to buy. /whatson/opendays   (813 words)

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British Museum Natural History - Natural History Museum Natural History Museum The Natural History Museum in London houses the most important collection of fossils in the country.
British Museum Of Art - The British Museum has outstanding collections that cover world cultures from Prehistory to the present day.
British Museum In London- The British Museum has outstanding collections that cover world cultures from Prehistory to the present day. /learn/some-58.html   (604 words)

They let you into the museum, just as, coincidentally, Nico finds her way to the British Museum in London.
Tie the fish to the inner tube and when the cat is distracted, pick up his ball, if you see what we mean.
Try to sneak a peek at the chart which is on the wall at the back of the station before leaving the station. /~sudeep/g41.htm   (4045 words)

 Hill Street Blues
The series was set in the Hill Street station, a haven of controlled chaos in a crime-infested, racially torn ghetto within an unnamed industrial metropolis.
Up the Tube: Prime-Time TV and the Silverman Years.
Each episode invariably charted a "day in the life" on the Hill, from the early-morning "roll call" to a late-night rehash of the day's events. /archives/etv/H/htmlH/hillstreetb/hillstreetb.htm   (1409 words)

 London - Traveler Reviews - Good Service and Nice Room - TripAdvisor
The hotel is close to the Underground station and one has the availability of three different lines which is a bonus.
It was the coolest place we'd seen during our entire week -- and located exactly one block from Hyde Park, the Queensway tube stop, every Bayswater bus, the tour buses as well.
I then telephoned to arrange a wake up call and found out from the Operator that one had to press a four digit code but there was no indication of that on our telephone. /ShowUserReviews-g186338-r2833085-London_England.html   (1485 words)

 Underground History - Disused Stations on London's Underground
Down Street, closed in the same year as British Museum.
These stations are often referred to as ghost stations.
Or perhaps you may notice the the tunnel wall change from cast iron tubing to bricks as you travel on the Piccadilly Line between Green Park and Hyde Park Corner.   (170 words)

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