Find Out Fridays: London Museums

Have you had a chance to explore the wonderful London museums yet? The entrance to most of our museums is free, apart from particular exhibitions that you may need to pay for. However, the free part of the museum gives you plenty to explore.

Perhaps it’s something you’d like to do this weekend? If so, I hope the following list of museum recommendations helps you in your explorations:

  1. V&A Museum (Knightsbridge) – The Victoria and Albert Museum is the world’s largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 4.5 million objects.
  2. British Museum (Bloomsbury, 10 minutes away from Faraday House) – Dedicated to human history, art and culture.
  3. Museum of London (Smithfield) – Documents the history of London from prehistoric to modern times.
  4. Science Museum (Kensington) – Exhibitions cover all areas of science and technology.
  5. Natural History Museum (Kensington) – A museum of natural history that exhibits a vast range of specimens from various segments of natural history.
  6. National Gallery (Trafalgar Square) – Houses one of the greatest collections of paintings in the world.
  7. National Maritime Museum (Greenwich) – The world’s largest maritime museum with a vast collection that spans artworks, maps and charts, memorabilia and thousands of other objects. Greenwhich in general is a lovely part of London to explore with its markets, pubs and beautiful architecture.
  8. Tate Modern (South Bank) – International and modern comtemporary art [my favourite] 🙂
  9. Imperial War Museum (Kennington) – Tells the stories of people’s experiences of modern war from WW1 to conflicts today.
  10. National Army Museum (Chelsea) – The British Army’s central museum.

All of this and more you can find on the Time Out London website.



Photo credit: Google – British Museum

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