Synopses & Reviews
Rachel Kaplan's first book, Little-Known Museums In and Around Paris, was greeted with applause. Library Journal declared, It has wonderful color illustrations that make perusing a joy, and it is written in an easy-to-read style that will make readers wish they were in Paris, if they don't already. The Art Book cheered, This handy traveller's companion [to Paris] is a joy to hold ... and clearly written with a real-life reader in mind.... I am waiting for the London version with bated breath.
Wait no longer: here is Kaplan's handy, entertaining, and practical guide to 30 remarkable, yet often overlooked, museums in and around London. From the Bank of England Museum to the Bramah Tea & Coffee Museum to the Cabaret Mechanical Theatre and the Museum of Garden History, this fully illustrated guidebook offers readers an unparalleled glimpse into some of the artistic, cultural, and historical gems of London and its surrounding countryside.
Written for the intrepid voyager and armchair traveler alike, this easy-to-use book includes a profile and photographs of each museum, plus helpful information such as addresses and phone numbers, hours of admittance, and travel directions. There is even a map of London and its surroundings showing the location of each institution.
A guide to the fascinating but often overlooked museums in and around London, introducing 30 unusual artistic, cultural, and historical museums. Each is fully illustrated and described, with addresses, phone numbers, hours of admittance, travel directions and a map.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 208-209) and index.