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Brunei Gallery

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Empire Of The Sikhs

A nice venue in Russell Sq..a small but intimate place where The Empire Of The Sikhs exhibition was... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Small exhibition space but superb exhibition display

We visited to see the Thomson photography exhibition of his work in China and what was called Siam... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Brunei gallery always has challenging and exciting exhibitions- one of the best venues in London - always punching above its weight! Always worth a visit to see what is on, but this exhibition is both fascinating - for archaeologists! and for anyone interested in...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2018

You can't really tell from the front what you're in for, and when they say open at 1030, they mean on the dot. At first I thought, oh this is a lovely room with a cannon, but I realized the exhibit was also the ENTIRE...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

A nice venue in Russell Sq..a small but intimate place where The Empire Of The Sikhs exhibition was being held.. the exhibition itself was amazing and a true insight into the mighty Sikhs

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We visited to see the Thomson photography exhibition of his work in China and what was called Siam. His photographs from the mid and late 19th century as magnificent and wonderful. The gallery itself is small but over two floors. It’s free and they displayed...More

Thank Kirkcaldylad
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I went here as part of a BEE Midtown free walking tour of 6 museums. This was just a short visit and we concentrated on the inequalities of Indian culture - a photographic exhibit. There is so much to see here focussing on Asian and...More

2  Thank CheekyLondon
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We'd read a review of the 'Buildings That Fill My Eye' photography exhibition, showing the variety of architecture in different regions of Yemen. This seemed like a good reason to visit the Brunei Gallery at SOAS, which I knew existed but hadn't seen before. The...More

Thank EH-in-York
Reviewed 6 May 2017

so close to British Museum but most would miss it. I read about it in an article and had to search awile until it hit me to actually go inside the campus. I was not disappointed. They had a number of very interesting exhibits, and...More

Thank telegrau
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Visited to see the fascinating Embroidered Tales and Woven Dreams exhibition curated by Marian Bukhari and focusing on textiles and embroidery as expressions of cultural values. The museum is small, taking up the ground floor and basement of the building, but the scope for imaginative...More

1  Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This is more of an academic museum situated on the campus of the famous School for Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) University of London which adjoins the British Museum. If you are visiting the BM it's worth the short walk. Russell Square Tube will get...More

1  Thank Shane H
Reviewed 6 May 2016

If you like textiles this is a wonderful exhibition showcasing the diversity of Ikat weaving everywhere from South East Asia, China, India, Africa, continents to South America. Contemporary to ancient.

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Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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