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Royal Academy of Arts

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The courtyard of the Royal Academy of Arts, in front of the Burlington House, one of the few 18th century mansions that survived in the West End, is usually crowded with people waiting to get into this prestigious art exhibitions gallery, founded in 1768. The famous annual summer exhibition is held for over 200 years and presents about 1,200 new…

Pollocks Toy Museum

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Pollocks Toy Museum, opened in 1956, has one of the wings devoted to the toy theaters of Pollock, as well as the reconstruction of his studio. Benjamin Pollock was a renowned manufacturer of toy theaters in the late 19th and early 20th century. One of his clients was the writer Robert Louis Stevenson. This is a museum for the size…