London Map Fair is the Largest Antique Map Fair in Europe, established 1980. It exhibit at the historic London venue of the Royal Geographical Society (RGS). The amazing event brings together around 40 of the leading national and international antiquarian map dealers as well as hundreds of visiting dealers, collectors, curators and map aficionados from all parts of the world. A very large selection of Original Antique Maps will be available for sale, ranging in age from the 15th C. to the 20th C., covering all parts of the world and priced to suit all pockets: from £10 to £100,000.The venue details of LONDON MAP FAIR 2013
Royal Geographical Society
1 Kensington Gore
London SW7 (Entrance Exhibition Road)
Saturday 8th June 2013; 12.00 pm to 7.00 pm
Sunday 9th June 2013; 10.00 am to 5.00 pm
Arriving by Tube / London underground
The venue is about 10-15 minutes walk from South Kensington tube. South Kensington is on the Circle, District and Piccadilly Lines.
Knightsbridge station on the Piccadillly line and Lancaster Gate Station on the Central line are about 15 minutes walk.
Arriving by Rail
London Paddington & London Victoria are the nearest main line railway stations. Walking from Paddington takes 25 minutes.
Arriving by Bus
Several bus routes stop outside the Society:
9 - from Hammersmith to Aldwych
10 - from Hammersmith to King's Cross
52 - from Willesden to Victoria
360 - from Kensington to Elephant & Castle
452 - from Wandsworth to Willesden
Arriving by Bicycle
Bicycles can be locked against one of two bike stands which are located next to the main entrance to the building (along Exhibition Road). Space is limited, please make sure bicycles are secured as thieves are known to work in the area.
Arriving by Car
There are no car parking facilities at the RGS-IBG.
The venue is within central London's congestion charge area. There is a £8 - £10 charge for users to drive in central London. There is limited public parking in Hyde Park, although car parking restrictions operate in the area often until late at night.
The nearest car park to the Society is a 24-hour public car park at Kingston House North, Princes Gate, London SW7 1LS on the right as you travel past the Royal Geographical Society towards Knightsbridge.
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