Every Object Tells A Story at 5 Cromwell Place Free


SKULL POMANDER, English, dated 1628 Pinterest


Browse 400 rare objects from a myriad of ancient and lost civilisations in Every Object Tells a Story at 5 Cromwell Place.

Highlights include a 13th-century silver drinking vessel bearing the seal of Genghis Khan’s grandson; a collection from the Indus Valley in the bronze-age era and a silver skull-shaped pomander, which is believed to have belonged to King James II in the 1600s.

Examine the extraordinary pieces in the equally interesting setting of the former studio of artist Sir John Lavery, where significant figures including King George V, Winston Churchill and Oscar Wilde all sat for portraits.


Prices and Opening Times

Admission: Free

Opening Times:

Tuesday to Sunday, 11am to 6pm (closed on Mondays, except by appointment)

Venue Details & Map

5 Cromwell Place



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