What to do near Pall Mall

London has an unrivalled range of museums, galleries and other attractions – many within walking distance of Pall Mall or a short taxi or tube ride away. Here is a selection recommended by the Club’s concierge team.

Please visit the attractions’ websites for the latest information about opening arrangements and special exhibitions.

Apsley House

Once known as Number 1, London, Apsley House was the London home of the first Duke of Wellington who defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. Revel in one of the finest art collections in London with paintings by Velazquez and Rubens.

Visit Apsley House

Borough Market

Borough Market is London’s oldest food market, serving the people of Southwark for over 1000 years. A source of genuinely exceptional produce, Borough Market is a riot of colours, smells and human engagements, where food is talked about almost as enthusiastically as it is consumed.

Visit Borough Market

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace has served as the London residence of the UK’s Sovereigns since 1837. It is recognised around the world as the home of The Queen, the focus of national and royal celebrations, as well as the backdrop to the regular Changing of Guard ceremony.

Visit Buckingham Palace

Churchill War Rooms

Hidden beneath the streets of Westminster lies the secret underground bunker from where Prime Minister Winston Churchill and his inner circle directed the Second World War. Walk in the footsteps of Churchill, gain a glimpse into what life would have been like and be immersed in the stories of the Second World War.

Visit Churchill War Rooms

Covent Garden

Covent Garden is one of London’s most-loved neighbourhoods, located in the heart of the West End. Across 9 streets and one historic Piazza, discover the very best of London’s dining scene and extraordinary shopping and lifestyle experiences, with something new to enjoy every time you visit.

Visit Covent Garden

Design Museum

The world’s leading design museum and European Museum of the Year 2018, a place devoted to contemporary design in every form.

Visit Design Museum

Duke of York Market

Visit Duke of York Market

Faraday Museum

Home to 14 Nobel prize-winners and housing some of the laboratories of the world’s greatest scientific minds, the Faraday Museum just off Piccadilly allows you to explore the achievements of Royal Institution Scientists from the last 200 years – a must for anyone interested in Science.

Visit Faraday Museum

Handel & Hendrix Museum

Handel & Hendrix in Mayfair is a museum dedicated to the lives and works of the German-born British baroque composer George Frideric Handel and the American rock singer-guitarist Jimi Hendrix, who lived at 25 and 23 Brook Street, respectively.

Visit Handel & Hendrix Museum

Hayward Gallery

Based in the Southbank Centre, the Hayward Gallery is a world-renowned contemporary art gallery and a landmark of brutalist architecture. They focus on presenting a wide range of adventurous and influential artists from around the world.

Visit Hayward Gallery

London Eye

A well-recognisable feature from the London Skyline, the London Eye provides a unique opportunity to explore a 360-degree view of London from 400ft high.

Visit London Eye

London Transport Museum

Discover the history of London’s transport at London Transport Museum. Explore the heritage of London and its transport system, and the stories of the people who have travelled and worked in the city over the last 200 years, before taking a peek into how future technologies might impact London as we know it.

Visit London Transport Museum

London Zoo

Located in The Regent’s Park, ZSL London Zoo is the world’s oldest scientific zoo working towards the conservation of animals and wildlife. With almost 23,000 animals including mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds, It’s an amazing day out for any animal lover.

Visit London Zoo

National Gallery

Housing more than 2600 paintings, the National Gallery takes you on a tour through the artistic history of Europe, masterpiece by masterpiece.

Visit National Gallery

Queen’s Gallery

Visit Queen’s Gallery

Royal Academy of Arts

For over 250 years, the RA has existed to champion art and artists. Home to Britain’s longest established art school, it is known for their world-class exhibitions of art featuring pieces from all around the world.

Visit Royal Academy of Arts

Science Museum

The Science Museum’s world-class collection forms an enduring record of scientific, technological and medical advancement from across the globe. With interactive exhibitions and galleries, it is a fun and educational day out for all ages.

Visit Science Museum

Sea Life

Dive into an underwater world at Sea Life London and get up close to glittering scales, humongous tentacles, and razor-sharp teeth. Explore different habitats and learn about the different weird and wonderful creatures who inhabit our oceans through fun and interactive experiences.

Visit Sea Life

Somerset House

Situated at the very heart of the Capital, Somerset House is home to the UK’s largest and most exciting creative community offering a unique combination of public events, creative enterprise and artistic practice.

Visit Somerset House

St Paul’s Cathedral

One of the most recognisable sights in London due to the iconic dome, St Pauls Cathedral has stood at the highest point in the City for more than 1400 years. As well as the exceptional architecture, The Cathedral Collections form a unique record of Christian art and artefacts.

Visit St Paul’s Cathedral

Tate Britain

Tate Britain is a gallery who seek to increase the public’s enjoyment and understanding of British art from the 16th century to the present day.

Visit Tate Britain

V&A Museum

Named after Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, the V&A is the world’s leading museum of art, design and performance, housing a permanent collection of over 2.3 million objects that span over 5,000 years of human creativity.

Visit V&A Museum

Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection is an internationally outstanding collection which contains unsurpassed masterpieces of paintings, sculpture, furniture, arms and armour and porcelain. Built over the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, it is one of the finest and most celebrated collections in the world.

Visit Wallace Collection

Westminster Abbey

Founded in 960AD, Westminster Abbey has been the coronation church since 1066, has been the setting for 16 royal weddings and is the burial place for 30 monarchs and more than 100 poets and writers, including William Shakespeare. Discover over ten centuries of British history by visiting this iconic landmark.

Visit Westminster Abbey