Museums of London

Museums of London, London, England (B)

There are probably more than one hundred museums in London. It can be hard to see them all in a short visit and I didn’t see them all in the month I was there. So how do you choose which ones to visit? For me, it all depends on my interests. Here are the ones I saw and who I recommend each one for.

The British Museum is likely the most famous museum in the world. The museum holds artifacts from around the world, so the name is slightly deceiving. Its most famous artifact is the Rosetta Stone. However, it isn’t all artifacts, there is usually a special exhibition on. When I was there, the special exhibition was The Great Wave by Hokusai. If you enjoy world history or there is a special exhibition you want to see, I recommend a visit. However, it can be very crowded even on week days. Admission: Free except for special exhibitions

The next most famous museum in London. I visited the V&A in high school with my Mom and we both remember it being our favorite place in London, so I just had to go back. This museum is an eclectic mix of art, fashion, architecture and decorative arts. Since they collect in so many areas, there may be several special exhibitions going on at the same time. Anyone who enjoys fashion, architecture or design will enjoy this museum. It can be crowded in some sections of the museum and some were completely empty! Admission: Free except for special exhibitions ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Museums of London
Guide Location: England » London
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tiffany Schureman
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • The British Museum
  • The Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Textile and Fashion Museum
  • The National Gallery
  • Cutty Sark
  • The Queens Gallery
  • Royal Academy of Arts
  • The Charterhouse
  • The London Wall
  • The Tate Modern
  • The Postal Museum

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