The Serpentine Gallery in Kensington Gardens is a free contemporary art gallery near the Serpentine lake. The collection on display features some dynamic artists such as Damien Hirst and Tomoko Takahashi. Each summer between May and September, a pavilion next to the gallery is designed by a different architect, which then houses various cultural events.
Kensington Gardens, London, United Kingdom
Nearest Transit: Lancaster Gate (Lines: Central)
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The Serpentine Gallery and Nearby Attractions on Map
Victoria and Albert Museum(1 km)
The Victoria and Albert Museum started out as the collection of the Great Exhibition of 1851 and has since proliferated into the world's largest assortment of decorative arts and design, housing more than 4 million exhibits.
Saatchi Gallery(1.9 km)
The Saatchi Gallery, established by Charles Saatchi in 1985, displays contemporary British art, sometimes controversial but well curated and influential.
Speaker's Corner(1.6 km)
Speaker's Corner at Hyde Park is the only place in Britain where demonstrators can assemble without prior police permission, a perennial hot favorite location for preachers and speakers of all types wanting to be heard.
Hyde Park(0.4 km)
Hyde Park, the legendary 145 hectare recreational park in the heart of the city, is often referred to as the 'lungs of London'.
Natural History Museum (London)(0.9 km)
Probably the most popular of all the museums here and a must see for many visitors to London.
Royal Albert Hall(0.5 km)
Royal Albert Hall, also known as 'The Nation's Village Hall' hosts concerts, ballets, operas and the BBC annual summer Promenade Concerts.
Science Museum(0.8 km)
Dedicated to scientific exhibitions and collections bar those related to the life sciences.
Kensington Gardens(0.4 km)
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