Must-see attractions

Marylebone’s diverse attractions, rich heritage and completely unique vibe makes a visit essential, especially if you’re looking to experience authentic London. Whether you’re seeking a dose of culture, entertainment for the family or to discover the area’s secret delights Marylebone is ready and waiting.

The Wallace Collection
A must-see and a relatively undiscovered national museum housing unsurpassed masterpieces of painting, sculpture, furniture, arms and armour, and porcelain. The noble 17th century townhouse is a thing of beauty in itself. However, it’s the paintings, sculptures, furniture, mediaeval objects, and armour that undoubtedly take centre stage. www.wallacecollection.org

Madame Tussauds
Everyone is familiar with the spectacle of Madame Tussauds Waxworks, one of London’s top tourist attractions which has been a permanent fixture in Marylebone, incredibly, since 1835. Get up close and personal with over 150 lifelike figures from celebrities, the Royal Family to sport stars and world leaders. It’s best kept secret is the Spirit of London black cab ride – you’ll be amazed! www.madametussauds.com

Marylebone Theatre
London’s newest cross-cultural, performance space opened in 2022. Once known as the Steiner Hall, the theatre has undergone an extensive refurbishment, as a result of which it is now a versatile, state-of-the-art space, launching with an exciting programme of theatre performances, concerts, dance and spoken word events. www.marylebonetheatre.com

Sherlock Holmes Museum
The Sherlock Holmes Museum is a captivating tribute to the iconic detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Housed in a charming Victorian townhouse, the museum faithfully recreates Holmes and Watson’s fictional world, complete with Victorian-era artifacts, wax figures, and intricate details. Visitors can step into the detective’s study, explore themed rooms, and immerse themselves in the mysterious atmosphere of Holmes’ legendary investigations, making it a must-visit destination for fans of the beloved detective. www.sherlock-holmes.co.uk

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre
This unique theatre offers a magical setting where nature and the arts converge. With a rich history since 1932, it presents captivating plays and musicals in an enchanting open-air stage. Surrounded by the park’s beauty, audiences can enjoy unforgettable performances under the stars, creating a unique cultural experience that seamlessly blends the charm of the outdoors with the magic of live theatre. www.openairtheatre.com

Wigmore Hall
An esteemed classical music venue in London renowned for its exceptional acoustics and intimate atmosphere. It hosts world-class performances, from chamber music to recitals. A historic gem since 1901, it continues to charm audiences and musicians alike with its elegant setting and dedication to promoting musical excellence. www.wigmore-hall.org.uk

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