Steampunk London
Tower Bridge is one of Steampunk London.

1. Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge Rd, London, Greater London
Bridge · Riverside · 355 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The iconic bridge (opened 1894) still gives priority to river traffic, and is raised on average 3 times a day. In 1997 it split the motorcade of US President Bill Clinton, causing some alarm.

Old Operating Theatre Museum & Herb Garret is one of Steampunk London.

2. Old Operating Theatre Museum & Herb Garret

9a St Thomas St (near Borough High St), London, Greater London
History Museum · Bermondsey · 22 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The oldest operating theatre in the country was rediscovered by chance during building work in 1957. There is sand under the floorboards to stop blood dripping through into the rooms below.

Science Museum is one of Steampunk London.

3. Science Museum

Exhibition Rd, Queen's Gate, Greater London
Science Museum · 400 tips and reviews

ChaffroChaffro: Come here to see Charles Babbage's Difference Engine!

Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) is one of Steampunk London.

4. Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A)

Cromwell Rd, London, Greater London
Art Museum · Brompton · 558 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The V&A is the world’s largest museum of decorative art and design and holds 4.5 million objects. Henry Cole, the museum’s first director, printed the world’s first Christmas card in 1843.

Brompton Cemetery is one of Steampunk London.

5. Brompton Cemetery

Fulham Rd (at Old Brompton Rd), London, Greater London
Cemetery · West Brompton · 20 tips and reviews

Richard M.Richard Marton: Gorgeous cemetery, nicely maintained. Peace in west London can be found here along with a few celebrity residents.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is one of Steampunk London.

6. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Kew Rd, Kew, Greater London
Botanical Garden · Kew · 136 tips and reviews

London-History.ComLondon-History.Com: Kew Gardens was the location of the successful effort in the 19th century to propagate rubber trees for cultivation outside South America.

London Museum of Water & Steam is one of Steampunk London.

7. London Museum of Water & Steam

Kew Bridge Rd (Green Dragon Ln), London, Greater London
Museum · Brentford · 14 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: This pumping house was opened in 1838 to supply west London with clean water, and now houses a collection of early steam engines. The landmark Stand Pipe Tower is based on a Florentine bell tower.

A Child Of The Jago is one of Steampunk London.

8. A Child Of The Jago

10 Great Eastern Street (Bishopsgate), London, Greater London
Clothing Store · Shoreditch · 2 tips and reviews

ChaffroChaffro: Amazing array of designer clothing by Joe Corre and Simon "Barnzley" Armitage. Go and explore the basement and see the Time Machine! Read more.

Abney Park Cemetery is one of Steampunk London.

9. Abney Park Cemetery

Stamford Hill (at Northwold Rd.), Hackney, Greater London
Cemetery · Hackney · 21 tips and reviews

Blaise G.Blaise Grimes-Viort: Walk amongst a massive collection of real graves and abandoned grave stones, and visit the disused church.

Kettner's is one of Steampunk London.

10. Kettner's

29 Romilly St, Soho, Greater London
French Restaurant · 66 tips and reviews

Louis VuittonLouis Vuitton: This venue was established by Auguste Kettner, chef to Napoleon III in 1867, and is as such one of the oldest restaurants in London. It accordingly serves delicious French food!

The Sherlock Holmes Museum is one of Steampunk London.

11. The Sherlock Holmes Museum

221B Baker St, London, Greater London
Museum · 98 tips and reviews

Richard G.Richard Gregory: Step back in time and pay a visit to Holmes and Watson's former residence for just £6 per adult / £4 per child. Do remember to visit the gift shop old boy, Mrs. Hudson will gladly assist you.

Highgate Cemetery is one of Steampunk London.

12. Highgate Cemetery

Swain's Ln (near Oakeshott Ave), London, Greater London
Cemetery · 30 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: This cemetery’s most famous resident is Karl Marx. In 1970 it became the scene of a mass hunt for the ‘Highgate Vampire’, sparked by local rumours of supernatural activity.

Museum of London is one of Steampunk London.

13. Museum of London

150 London Wall, London, Greater London
History Museum · Aldersgate · 130 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: The world’s largest museum of urban history documents the city’s development from Roman settlement to cosmopolitan metropolis. Attractions include the Lord Mayor’s State Coach.

The Old Brewery is one of Steampunk London.

14. The Old Brewery

The Pepys Building (The Old Royal Naval College), London, Greater London
Brewery · Greenwich West · 64 tips and reviews

Rosie H.Rosie Hattersley: Lovely new micro brewery pub in heart of Greenwich near the river. Beautiful setting; amazing beers, wines, food and more. Wonderful outside space. Shh!

Wilton's Music Hall is one of Steampunk London.

15. Wilton's Music Hall

Graces Alley (near Cable St), London, Greater London
Music Venue · St. Katharine's and Wapping · 54 tips and reviews

Panagiotis A.Panagiotis Angelis: Best kept secret of east London. Serves quality ale like St. Peters. Check out the ping pong room upstairs!

Geffrye Museum is one of Steampunk London.

16. Geffrye Museum

136 Kingsland Rd (at Pearson St), London, Greater London
History Museum · Hackney · 48 tips and reviews

Time Out LondonTime Out London: The Geffrye’s ‘garden rooms’ illustrate changing planting styles across half a millennium, from modest designs for Elizabethan townhouses to hothouse exotics loved by the Victorians. Read more.

Royal Observatory is one of Steampunk London.

17. Royal Observatory

Blackheath Ave, London, Greater London
Observatory · Greenwich West · 88 tips and reviews

Greenwich T.Greenwich Theatre: The starting point for global time. Free museum. Stand on the prime meridian, one foot in the western hemisphere one foot in the east. Also unquestionably the best view across London

Sir John Soane's Museum is one of Steampunk London.

18. Sir John Soane's Museum

13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, Greater London
History Museum · Holborn and Covent Garden · 54 tips and reviews

Simon R.Simon Redfern: Heard that this place was amazing and I wasn't disappointed. Went there on a Saturday morning, and it was pleasingly quiet. I had a 5 year old in tow who *loved* the labyrinthine nature of the place

Charles Babbage's Birthplace is one of Steampunk London.

19. Charles Babbage's Birthplace

44 Crosby Row (Walworth Road), London, Greater London
Historic Site · Elephant and Castle · 1 tip

ChaffroChaffro: The blue plaque commemorating the birth of Charles Babbage is here, on the corner of Walworth Road and Larcom Street.

Charles Babbage's Plaque is one of Steampunk London.

20. Charles Babbage's Plaque

1 Dorset Street, London, Greater London
Historic Site · Marylebone · 1 tip

ChaffroChaffro: Inventor and mathematician Charles Babbage spent over 40 years working at his room in Dorset Street; a green plaque is on the wall to commemorate his time there.

Hunterian Museum is one of Steampunk London.

21. Hunterian Museum

35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields (Kingsway), London, Greater London
Museum · City of Westminster · 37 tips and reviews

LondonistLondonist: After your visit, be sure to pick up a copy of The Knife Man, a tremendous biography about the museum's creator John Hunter.

Gordon's Wine Bar is one of Steampunk London.

22. Gordon's Wine Bar

47 Villiers St (Watergate Walk), London, Greater London
Wine Bar · Charing Cross · 274 tips and reviews

BarChickBarChick: This dark intimate cave-like bar is romantic, but not cheesy, and is perfect for sharing a bottle. Plus if she drinks enough and your chat’s good, then go for a cheeky fondle in a dark corner. Read more.

Grant Museum of Zoology is one of Steampunk London.

23. Grant Museum of Zoology

21 University St (Gower St), London, Greater London
Science Museum · Bloomsbury · 20 tips and reviews

UCL Museums and CollectionsUCL Museums and Collections: Just reopened. Full of skeletons, mounted animals and specimens preserved in fluid. Highlights include newly discovered Dodo bones, Blaschka glass models of invertebrates, and interactive technology. Read more.

St Pancras Old Church is one of Steampunk London.

24. St Pancras Old Church

St Pancras Way, Camden Town, Greater London
Church · 12 tips and reviews

Kevan D.Kevan Davis: When the nearby railway line was built through church ground, the headstones were stacked around an ash tree, under the supervision of a young Thomas Hardy. The tree has since grown through them.

Penhaligon's is one of Steampunk London.

25. Penhaligon's

125 Regent St, London, Greater London
Cosmetics Shop · Soho · 4 tips and reviews

Artjom H.Artjom Hatsaturjants: Get the Blenheim Bouquet. By far the best fragrance.

Horniman Museum and Gardens is one of Steampunk London.

26. Horniman Museum and Gardens

100 London Rd, Forest Hill, Greater London
Museum · Forest Hill, London, Greater London · 75 tips and reviews

Dirk V.Dirk Vom Lehn: Great collection of ethnographic objects, musical instruments, stuffed animals. Wonderful garden and excellent cafe. I not working here!

Blackwell's is one of Steampunk London.

27. Blackwell's

100 Charing Cross Rd, London, Greater London
Bookstore · Holborn and Covent Garden · 3 tips and reviews

ChaffroChaffro: Hosts The Kitschies' "A Steampunk Evening" on December 8th!