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Why locals love it
Sheltered away from the tourist shuffle on Oxfort St lies London's largest independent photographic gallery and exhibition space, home to of one of the world's most expansive photographic collections in the world, with images dating back through generations of photography.
Why you should visit it
Getty's vision is to make their collection accessible. The numerous themed collections they exhibit are free and they offer authentic affordable photographs, hand-printed on site in their own darkrooms. This is an amazing opportunity to find a unique memento in the form of captured modern history.
You can also browse the collection online.