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The Natural History Museum - Originally this collection was in the British Museum, but space got ever tighter. Prince Albert oversaw the creation of a museum quarter in Kensington (its name Albertopolis is still in use). Waterhouse designed the building covered inside and out with terracotta tiles, to resist the sooty Victorian atmosphere. This is the main entrance hall, where you're greeted by 'Dippy' the dinosaur down below. SW7, South Kensington Tube. By nick.garrod on Flickr, 2007.