List of Museums in London

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A trip to London without visiting the museums is like ending up dinner without dessert, one will get mesmerized while entering the city museums. London houses more than 200 museums and moreover majority of them are free to enter. The major museums are spread all over the city and offer good facilities, making it promising to ascertain culture and history about the UK. Since 2001 the admission fee in the museum has be stopped which resulted in increased the footfall around 42 millions visitors.

The British Museum

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Found in 1753, the British museum is England’s most renowned and admired attractions and world’s first community museum. The museum has watered the British Library and Natural History Museum, and matured into the national museum. The modern-day British Museum is enormous, with three different planes of galleries demonstrating over 7 million civilizing objet d’art from all over the world.

Natural History Museum

This museum sits neighboring to the Victoria & Albert and Science Museums in the Cromwell Road area of South Kensington, is one of the most popular attractions in London.

Originally part of the British Museum, by the mid-19th century the natural history collections were growing too large. A competition was held to build a new museum specifically designed for these exhibits, and the current (magnificent) The Natural History Museum was opened in 1881.

Madame Tussauds

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Madame Tussauds is the world famous museum for the statues made of wax of renowned people. At Madame Tussauds, you’ll come see the world’s most famous personalities Shakespeare, Lady Gaga you’ll also get to see the influential figures from sports, politics and showbiz.

 Natural History Museum

The National History Museum is located adjoining to the Victoria & Albert and Science Museums in South Kensington. The Natural History Museum was inaugurated in 1881. It is well-known for the dinosaur carcass, especially the 85 foot long Diplodocus that salutes visitors while entering the central hall. This gargantuan shrine to the natural world has 70 million other things for display and it is alienated into four zones: Red, Blue, Green and Orange.

The Science Museum

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Unwrapped in 1885, The Science Museum is placed in South Kensington’s Exhibition Road and it is famous for giving captivating space for children and their parents. It is full of interactive exhibits to ignite the young minds and houses over 300,000 scientific items.

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