Sunday 1st September

Guided tours and open houses

Visit on your own…

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Explore the amazing assemblage of specimens at the Natural History Museum at Tring (2-5pm, free entry).
Search for taxidermy at the Natural History Museum (10-5.30pm, free entry).
Be enchanted at Dennis Severs’ House (12-4pm, last admission 3.15pm, £10per person, no booking required).
Spook yourself with morbid mummies at the British Museum (10-5.30pm, free entry).
Worship your gods at St. Pancras Old Church (9am – dusk, Pancras Road, NW1 1UL)

We highly recommend visiting Sir John Soane’s Museum and the Royal College of Surgeon’s Hunterian Museum during the week (not open on Sundays).

Or join us for a guided tour...


4-5.30pm, ‘Secret Bloomsbury: Spies, Sorcerers and Scientists’, with Mark Pilkington, writer and curator, and Ross MacFarlane, Research Officer at the Wellcome Library.

Meeting point: outside Holborn underground station.
Shhhh. Don’t tell anyone. This historical walking tour is your chance to uncover the Bloomsbury that nobody knows, where you’ll encounter spiritualists, spies, sorcerers and scientists in the heart of literary London. From nuclear bunkers to tales of teleportation, join your guides as they expose the secrets of this extraordinary area.

The tour costs £5, to be paid on the day, but as spaces are limited, please book in advance by emailing Jessica Dain,, to reserve your place.