Ben Uri Museum and Gallery
LONDON NW8, LONDON POSTAL DISTRICTS
Ben Uri Museum and Gallery was established in 1915 in London's East End, and is Britain's oldest Jewish cultural organisation. Set up originally to provide support for Jewish artists and craftspeople who were flourishing there in the face of poverty, anti-Semitism and isolation from mainstream culture, the museum now celebrates the contribution of all immigrant communities. Located in a temporary exhibition space, Ben Uri presents a varied exhibition programme, incorporating works from its extensive collection.
Facilities – at a glance
Suitable for all child ages
Assist dogs allowed
- Parking nearby
- Lower gallery only accessible via stairs
- Facilities: Film of lower gallery, ramp for wheelchair, large print text
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Open all year, Mon-Fri 10-5.30, Sat-Sun 11-5
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About The area
The UK's capital was founded by the Romans shortly after they invaded in 43AD. Since then it’s evolved into one of the greatest cities on earth. From a bloody, squalid history to the vanguard of fashion in the Swinging 1960s to the buzzing metropolis it is today, London has something for everyone. There are very British pursuits like the Oxford and Cambridge boat race, changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace and an impressive collection of traditional English pubs. And that’s not to mention world-renowned arts venues, galleries and museums, award-winning theatre and unrivalled shopping – all found within a few Tube stops of each other.
London’s royal history is not to be missed. Visitors can roam around one of Britain’s finest medieval castles and royal prison, and learn about the final days of Anne Boleyn at the Tower of London or, for the less bloodthirsty, visit the Queen’s London home, Buckingham Palace. Don’t miss out on exploring the capital’s Royal Parks – from St James’ Park and Hyde Park in the centre to the majestic Hampton Court and wilderness of Richmond Park in the southwest.
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