London Calling The Best 7 Museums

By: dch

When you have a history to bank on, then these museums give the true picture of the past. London museums are the best in the world. If you are planning to visit London make sure to catch up with the prominent ones, if not all. Most of them have free entry and kids enjoy going to museums like The Natural History and Science Museum. It is quite a difficult thing to name all of them as the list is long but few prominent ones are as follows.

!b>The British Museum
This is one of the best museums of the world with over 200,000 objects under its belt. It is situated on Russell Street which is north of the Covent Garden. Here you can look at the 4000yrs old Pharaoh and also about Karl Marx. Make sure to come here otherwise your visit to London will be incomplete.

Sir John Soane’s Museum
Go for the Hogarth prints here. This is a miniature British museum and has all its wall and ceiling full with object. Admission is free and you will enjoy watching different things. It is as it was when its owner Sir John Soane died in 1837.

The Natural History and Science Museum
You will find many museums in South Kensington, these two are also there. Machines which have changed the human course are kept here which is quite interesting to watch and read about. This museum has a collection of over 300,000 items. Apart from these all the building itself is marvelous. Kids enjoy and love to come here so make sure to bring your kids as well. Science Museum has many interesting things going on and it is a must visit.

The Victoria and Albert Museum
Often called as V&A this is an awesome museum located near to The Natural and Science Museum. This museum specializes in applied and decorative arts. The collection is huge so it’s better to come here two times rather than wandering for long. Kids love dressing in old costumes and also making furniture.

Imperial War Museum
This museum indeed goes with its name but it shows more of the prosecution rather than the ways of killing. "The Blitz" and "The Holocaust" is quit touchy. The museum has other branches in U.K also. This is by far the most impressive war museum in London.

Madame Tussaud’s
Set by Marie Tussaud this is a very famous wax museum. Here you will find wax statute of many great of present and past. It is located on Marylebone Road, London. It has branches in many other cities like New York, Hong Kong etc.

Geffrye museum
This is an East London museum which gives an insight view of how Londoners have lived over the years. It has very well furnished and decorated living rooms with original period pieces. You will find this museum quite interesting.

It won’t be wrong to say London as the land of Museums. If you are planning to visit London make sure to visit as many museums as you can. Every museum ought there is different from each other and that gives everyone a uniqueness.

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