Known for its large white and red brick stucco fronted buildings and Victorian conversions, South Kensington is home to both families and professionals. There is a wide selection of great bars and restaurants, perfect for city professionals. Museum lovers can visit the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum. A significant French presence is evidenced by the location of the consulate, the Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle and the French Institute, home to a French cinema. There are several French bookshops and cafes in the area.