London Pass BlogBack to Blog
London attractions: Take a step back in time with the Foundling Museum
Published: Wednesday 6th of March 2013
Not only was it one of the first children’s homes in London, it was also home to the first art gallery that opened up in London.
If you want to learn more about the history of the museum and the lives of the people who set it up and resided there, then you’ll love the exhibitions and collections they have on display.
The museum features objects left over time by the mothers and babies who lived at or visited the former children’s home, and it is also home to an impressive selection of 18th century art.
Visitors to this attraction will also get a chance to see the Foundling Hospital which is over 400 years old and contains sculptures, manuscripts, furniture, photos and other memorabilia which have been collected or preserved over the years.
Experience the best tourist attractions in London for free with a London Pass.
Posted by Samantha Reed
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Monday 21st of January 2013 The National Theatre is one of the busiest performance spaces in London.
Sunday 20th of January 2013 People looking for things to do in London could opt for a trip to the National Maritime Museum.
Saturday 19th of January 2013 London Brass Rubbing Centre is a great attraction for families.
Friday 18th of January 2013 St Paul's Cathedral is one of the iconic landmarks of London, and one of the best places to go for a stunning view of the capital.
Thursday 17th of January 2013 People looking for things to do in London could visit a precious collection of intriguing art at Ranger's House.
Thursday 17th of January 2013 The Courtauld Gallery is one of the top London attractions for art lovers to visit.
Wednesday 16th of January 2013 People looking for things to do in London could opt for a visit to Kew Gardens and see the stunning orchid display.
Wednesday 16th of January 2013 The Medieval Banquet is a thoroughly entertaining and enjoyable experience.
Tuesday 15th of January 2013 While on a visit to London it's not hard to spot beautiful Victorian and Georgian buildings lining...
Monday 14th of January 2013 Visitors to London will not want to pass up on the opportunity to find out more about England's most famous playwright.
Saturday 12th of January 2013 The Banqueting House is opening a new display telling the story of the events leading up to the execution of King Charles I.