The city’s beautiful waterfront is being reinvigorated thanks to a £1bn makeover, with the stunning new V&A museum, the first outside London, as its centrepiece
A reopened secret wartime bunker that was used by Churchill and staffed by WRNS and WAAF personnel offers an educational day out – and the cheapest cup of tea in the land.
Once a school that provided a free education for destitute children, a row of 19th century warehouses is now a free museum giving visitors a chance to step back in time – and into the classroom – for a strict Victorian lesson
Chocks Away! This huge, family-friendly museum is packed with jets and helicopters that children can climb into – and an exhibition on women aviators
Science, technology, art or history … readers recommend fun and educational museums around the country in time for half-term
A subterranean railway once whizzed four million letters a day across London. The public were oblivious to it but will soon be able to ride it, as it forms the centrepiece of the new Postal Museum
Louis Tussauds House of Wax in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, achieved cult status with thousands of visitors – because none of the models looked like the people they were supposed to represent. Sadly, this national treasure closed in 2013, so these images are your only chance to see what you’ve missed.
London attraction hopes to increase visitor numbers with new galleries featuring skeletons, surgical saws and shrapnel
Near the docks is the Bristol Science Museum called @Bristol with its tree made from solar panels and giant spherical planetarium. There are even deck chairs here so people can watch scientific documentaries screened outside on large video screens. There is also a large water feature, similar to a reflecting pool, with vertical shiny surfacesContinue reading “England – @Bristol”
The new museum is housed in two of Singapore’s most historic buildings – but thanks to a stunning makeover, has the makings of a contemporary architectural classic