Explore London’s Late-Night Galleries and Museums

Natural History Museum

London’s museums and galleries are an integral part of its vibrant nightlife scene. Hosting an array of spectacular events, experience thought-provoking talk shows, out-of-the-ordinary music performances, immersive workshops, DJ sets and a lot more on the cultural front here! So, without further ado, book an unforgettable stay with the Bayswater Inn Hotel Hyde Park, nestled in the heart of the city, so that you’re never too far from a dreamy night, exploring London’s best attractions.

Science Museum

Seize the opportunity to enjoy an exciting science-themed night at the spectacular Science Museum, moments away from your hotel near Kensington Palace, London. Join the crowd to delight in an evening of engaging scientific exploration, featuring blockbuster exhibitions such as the 2023 Music Lates, as part of the ‘Science Museum Lates’, running until 10 p.m.

Note: Science Museum Lates are only for adults.

Victoria and Albert Museum

Explore the world-renowned Victoria and Albert Museum in a whole new light as selected galleries stay open until 10 p.m. every Friday. Experience creativity at its best with their themed, contemporary Friday Late events held on the last Friday of each month (excluding January, May, and December). Be a part of the fantastic V&A gatherings, both free and open for drop-ins. Here, you’ll witness a mesmerising celebration of modern art and visual culture with emerging and leading artists, for a memorable night out in the city.

Tate Modern

Experience Tate Modern’s unique exhibitions on the last Friday of each month (excluding December), with extended hours until 10 p.m. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere with Uniqlo Tate Lates, featuring exclusive DJ sets, delightful artist-led talk shows, live music, and interactive workshops. Don’t forget to try delectable beverages and a variety of amazing street food offerings at the riverside bar and cafe here, later.

National Gallery

Discover the National Gallery, moments away from your luxe accommodation in Hyde Park, where you can enjoy extended hours until 9 p.m. every Friday. Immerse yourself in the world of art with guided tours, engaging talks, exciting monthly events, and live musical performances.

P.S. Make sure to look out for National Gallery’s life drawing sessions to make your Friday night a memorable one!

British Museum

The British Museum is one of the most popular ones to explore during the late hours in London. Its opening hours extend until 8:30 p.m. each Friday (except Good Friday). Enhance your evening exploration in the city as you attend engaging lectures, and thought-provoking debates, and indulge in enchanting cinematic experiences. Make sure to explore the extensive collection showcased in the museum’s free galleries or simply enjoy the biggest-ever public square in Europe.

It might come as a surprise to you that most of the events and exhibitions hosted by these world-class museums and galleries in London are free! All you need to do is plan your whole day in the city beforehand, make reservations for hassle-free entry to the museums and galleries (if required) and look out for discounts on primely located Hyde Park hotels.