MUSEUMS OF LONDON
A vast array of artifacts is on display at the popular British Museum which has been hailed as “magnificent” and “spectacular” by the British press. Popular items are the world famous Egyptian mummies, the Rosetta Stone and Lindow Man. Up to six million people visit each year and enjoy free admission.
National Maritime Museum
Discover the largest maritime museum in the world and see stories of exploration and the importance of British maritime heritage. Nelsons uniform from the Battle of Trafalgar is on display and a new interactive game will amuse children as they endeavour to shoot down a dastardly pirate ship.
One of the city’s major tourist attractions, this world renowned museum endeavors to make sense of the science that shapes our lives. The exhibits are both entertaining and educational and include the Apollo 10 command module and a flight simulator.
Imperial War Museum
This museum tells the stories of people whose lives were affected by war from the First World War to the present day including those at home and those on the battlefield.
London Motor Museum
This is where you will find a unique collection of American and European classic cars from the 1960’s to 1980’s. It includes some famous cars including “Herbie” the Volkswagen Beetle seen in some Disney movies and an original Batmobile from the Batman movie.
The Garden Museum
Located on the South Bank of the Thames the Garden Museum is a fascinating look at the design and history of gardens. There are various displays within the museum and outside a replica 17th century knot garden.
Churchill War Rooms
See the secret underground headquarters that served as the nerve centre of Britain’s War effort for Churchill and his government.
Opened in Central London in 2006the Cartoon Museum follows the history of British Cartoons from the eighteenth century through to the present. It houses over 5000 books on comics and cartoons and runs events and workshops for people of all ages.