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Explore Wealth of Art at Top London Museums for Free

At London’s museums you can see one of the world’s finest collections, world’s wealth. You’ll be amazed what you can discover in London museums. There are many London museums to choose from, including the Science Museum and the Natural History Museum. Many of London’s big museums are free, so it won’t cost you a penny to see all that London museums have to offer.

At London’s museums you can see one of the world’s finest collections of Ancient Egyptian artefacts; examine a 26-metre-long dinosaur; find out what it was like to live in medieval London and get up close to a human torpedo. Here are some major museums in London.

The British Museum
The British Museum is a great London museum looking at the cultural history of the whole world. Here you’ll find artefacts from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Pacific. Highlights include the Reading Room – one of Karl Marx’s favourite hangouts, the Norman Foster-designed Great Court, and the mummies on display in the Ancient Egypt collection.

Science Museum
From the dizzy future of space travel to asking that difficult question, “Who am I?”, the Science Museum does a great job of making your brain perform Olympic-standard mental gymnastics. It offers a great, fun day out (it’s one of London’s most exciting museums); don’t forget to set time aside for the awesome Imax cinema.

Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A)
Telling a 3,000-year history of decorative arts – with over 2,000 objects from all four corners of the globe – the Victoria and Albert Museum (or V&A) is a unique museum in London. Like a real treasure trove of exciting goodies, you never know what you’ll discover next. From furniture, paintings and sculpture to metalwork, glass and textiles, the eclectic list goes on and on…

Natural History Museum
Why did the dinosaurs really become extinct? How big are hippopotamus’s teeth? Do unicorns exist? What does an earthquake feel like? A visit to the fascinating Natural History Museum in London answers all of these questions and more. Just be nice to the 26-metre-long diplodocus in the Central Hall!

Museum of London
Explore the changing shape of London from prehistoric times to the present, taking in Roman, Medieval and Tudor eras. Please note that the Museum of London is currently undergoing an £18m refurbishment, during which some galleries may be closed.

Imperial War Museum
See and hear the personal accounts of wartime experiences from the First and Second World Wars right up to recent conflicts at the Imperial War Museum in London. Come face to face with tanks, a one-man submarine and a human torpedo. You’ll also see an atomic bomb casing, a Spitfire, a Mustang and a fishing boat that took part in the Dunkirk evacuation in 1940.

Design Museum
Dedicated to showcasing the best in international contemporary design, London’s funky Design Museum has a changing programme of exhibitions all on the theme of design. Aficionados can expect to see an exciting line-up of work from the likes of Ettore Sottsass and Zaha Hadid.

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