Galton Collection, UCL

Galton Collection, University College London, Wolfson House, 4 Stephenson Way
London NW1 2HE

The Galton Collection comprises the scientific instruments, papers, and personal memorabilia left to University College London on the death of Sir Francis Galton (1822-1911). Galton set up a Eugenics Laboratory at UCL, and is chiefly remembered for inventing fingerprinting, and for his work in eugenics, statistics, biometry, composite photography, and meteorology. Collections: The collection contains Galton's fingerprinting kits, craniometers, numerous other measuring instruments, his desk, bookcase, bust, curios from his travels as a young man, his personal possessions, and research papers.

Garden Museum

5 Lambeth Palace Road
London SE1 7LB

The Garden Museum explores and celebrates British gardens and gardening through its collection, temporary exhibitions, events, symposia and garden. Whether you are an enthusiastic amateur gardener, more of a specialist or someone with a passion for museums, history or even architecture the museum has something for you. Situated on the South Bank of the Thames, opposite the Houses of Parliament, the museum has a spectacular home in the former St Mary-at-Lambeth Parish Church, which itself its steeped in history and has some interesting stories to tell. For example, the tomb of the John Tradescants, gardeners to Charles I and adventurous plant hunters, can be found in the museum Garden.

George Padmore Institute

76 Stroud Green Road, Finsbury Park
London N4 3EN

The GPI is an archive, educational research and information centre housing materials relating to the black community of Caribbean, African and Asian descent, in Britain and continental Europe.

Greenwich Heritage Centre

Artillery Square, Royal Arsenal, Woolwich
London SE18 6ST

The Heritage Centre brings together the former Borough Museum and Local History Library to offer a wealth of information and fascinating displays about the history of Greenwich. Collections: A free exhibition, 'Inside the Arsenal' tells the amazing story of the Royal Arsenal and the surrounding area through the lives of the people who lived and worked there.

Guardian News & Media Archive

Kings Place, 90 York Way
London N1 9GU

The GNM Archive preserves and promotes the histories and values of the Guardian and Observer newspapers by collecting and making accessible archive material that provides an accurate and comprehensive history of the papers. It holds the Guardian Archive, the Observer Archive and personal collections of journalists, cartoonists and photographers associated with the papers.

Guildhall Library

London EC2V 7HH

Guildhall Library, the library of London history, holds the world's largest collection of material devoted to a single city. With titles from the 13th century to the present day, it tells the remarkable story of 2,000 years of life in the capital and covers all aspects of life in London, past and present. Our free temporary exhibitions focus on the library's collections and the history of London, from the history of the City Livery Companies to Shakespeare and the Great Plague.