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The Foundling Museum and its collection

The Foundling Museum
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The Foundling Museum is devoted to the Foundling Hospital, the first home for abandoned children established in Britain. The institution was opened in 1739 by the philanthropist Thomas Coram. The collection the museum holds includes paintings and sculptures by well-known British 18th-century artists such as William Hogarth, Thomas Gainsborough, and Joshua Reynolds. The museum also displays furniture, photographs, coins, jewelry and other artifacts.

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The Foundling Museum
40 Brunswick Square
WC1N 1AZ London
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Visitor information The Foundling Museum

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday
10:00 – 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 – 17:00
Thursday
10:00 – 17:00
Friday
10:00 – 17:00
Saturday
10:00 – 17:00
Sunday
11:00 – 17:00

Admission

0 – 21Free
National Art PassFree
Adults£9.50
Reduced£7.50

Facilities

Wheelchair accessible
Museum shop
Restaurant
Child-friendly
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Location & Map

40 Brunswick Square, London

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