The Foundling Museum

40 Brunswick Square, WC1N 1AZ

The Foundling Museum

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Address:40 Brunswick Square, WC1N 1AZ
Map:See The Foundling Museum on a map
Telephone:+44 (0) 20 7841 3600
Link:www.foundlingmuseum.org.uk

The Foundling Museum, exterior picture

About: Britain's original home for abandoned children and London's first ever public art gallery.

The Foundling Museum tells the story of the Foundling Hospital, London's first home for abandoned children and of three major figures in British history: its campaigning founder the philanthropist Thomas Coram, the artist William Hogarth and the composer George Frideric Handel. This remarkable collection of art, period interiors and social history is now housed in a restored and refurbished building adjacent to the original site of the Hospital, demolished in 1926.

Open
Tuesday – Saturday: 10.00 - 17.00, Sunday: 11.00 - 17.00
Closed on Mondays

What's On

Starts on
Feb
3
Fri
Child's Play
The Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, London
Time: Tuesday - Friday, 10:00 - 17:00, Sunday 11:00 - 17:00, Monday closed
Admission: Adults £10.25 (£9.50 without Gift Aid) Concessions £7.50 (£7 without Gift Aid) National Trust members £6.25 (£5.75 without Gift Aid) Art Fund members £2 FREE Children (under
Feb
26
Sun
Broadside Ballads
The Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, London
Time: 12:00 & 16:30
Admission: Advance tickets: £12.50, £10 concessions & Foundling Friends | £15/£10 on the door
Mar
5
Sun
Sunday Shorts
The Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, London
Time: 14:00
Admission: Free with Museum admission
Apr
2
Sun
Child's Play Tour
The Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, London
Time: 14:00
Admission: Free with Museum admission
Apr
2
Sun
Foundling Sunday: The Amadè Players
The Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, London
Time: 15:00
Admission: Museum admission + a nominal ticket charge: £5, £3 concessions & Foundling Friends / LoveMusicPass members £2.50, concessions £1.50 / Free for Patrons
Apr
4
Tue
Play Photography
The Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, London
Time: Sessions run 10:30-12:00, 13:00-14:30 & 15:00-16:30
Admission: Free for children and up to two accompanying adults
Apr
7
Fri
Knots & Ropes
The Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, London
Time: Sessions run 10:30-12:00, 13:00-14:30 & 15:00-16:30
Admission: Free for children and up to two accompanying adults



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This is my favourite museum in London. It is beautifully presented with paintings and music history and everything is tied together with the story of the children that grew up without their parents in that orphanage, Thomas Coram's Foundling Hospital. You never get bored.

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