Visitors to London are able to enjoy access to some of the greatest museums in the world. Here's our guide to help you make the most of the incredible collections on offer.

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Ancient Lives, New Discoveries

See the remains of eight people from ancient Egypt and Sudan, and uncover the secrets of their lives. 22 May-30 Nov

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Quirky Museums

Anaesthesia Heritage Centre

Learn about pain relief and see medical equipment dating back to 1774 at the Anaesthesia Heritage Centre

Sherlock Holmes Museum

Visit the apartment of Conan Doyle's famous fictional detective on Baker Street in Marylebone, London

Brunel Museum

See work by famous engineers Marc and Isambard Kingdom Brunel on the site of the Thames Tunnel