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Museum of Brands

Museum of Brands
(Photo: Colin Wing)

The Garden

This award-winning garden is situated at the Museum of Brands, originally built in 1866 as the Bayswater Jewish School. The original 1990 planting was a donation from Chelsea Flower Show's gold medal-winning Crabtree & Evelyn scented garden to form part of the London Lighthouse HIV/AIDS centre. The south-facing courtyard garden has since developed into a secluded enclave in the heart of Ladbroke Grove. Planting includes herbaceous perennials, climbers and tender sub-tropical plants, such as Brugmansia, Abutilon and Musa, which flourish in this microclimate. Nest boxes encourage small bird species to thrive in the garden.

Garden co-ordinator: Gary Eisenhauer

Visitor Information

Open
Sunday 11:00–17:00
Activities
The Museum of Brands explores how brands shape - and are shaped by - people, culture and society. Exhibits showcase historic and contemporary household packaging, toys, magazines, newspapers, technology, travel, fashion and design, a picture emerges, creating a visually stimulating and thought-provoking experience. For many it’s an emotional and nostalgic reunion with their past.


Entrance
111-117 Lancaster Road
Nearest postcode: W11 1QT
Buses
7, 23, 52, 70, 228, 295, 452
Stations
Ladbroke Grove, Holland Park
Cycle hire station
St. Mark's Road (Map)
Toilets
Disabled toilet on site
Dogs
Working assistance dogs only

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