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Major Museums in London

London is rich in history and home to so many incredible museums that you are never far from one. There are museums devoted to history, natural history, military history, science, decorative art and transport to name a few. Many of these museums are world-class and renowned for their extensive collections. Furthermore, many are free to enter though not all! The following are themore popular museums in London you should visit.

British Museum

The British Museum is a five-star museum in London dedicated to the history of human civilisation, arts and culture. The museum is home to a large collection of historical artefacts and antiquities gathered from various corners of the world. About the British Museum

HMS Belfast

HMS Belfast was a light cruiser of the Royal Navy, which once saw service during World War II and continued to serve after the war. The cruiser is now a museum ship offering visitors an opportunity to explore a naval ship and a naval sailor’s life. About HMS Belfast

 HMS Belfast by Alvesgaspar

Imperial War Museum London

The Imperial War Museum London explores the history of warfare since World War I, covering conflicts involving British and Commonwealth forces. It also illustrates about the human toll and sufferings on people affected by armed conflicts. About the Imperial War Museum London

London Transport Museum

The London Transport Museum explores the history of transportation and growth of modern London since the early 19th century. Exhibits include vintage trams, trolleys, buses, rail vehicles, equipments, photographs and uniforms. About the London Transport Museum

Museum of London

The Museum of London tells the history of London from prehistoric times to the modern era. The museum comprises of two locations with the main museum located near the Barbican Centre and the Museum of London Docklands on the Isle of Dogs. About the Museum of London

Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum is a magnificent museum in London, explaining the history of our natural world. The museum comprises of five areas of collection namely botany, zoology, entomology, mineralogy and palaeontology. About the Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum by Joyofmuseums

Royal Air Force Museum London

The Royal Air Force Museum London is devoted to the history of aviation including military aviation and the Royal Air Force. It also tells the story of the early aviators, wartime heroes and those who served in the Royal Air Force. About the Royal Air Force Museum London

Royal Museums Greenwich

Royal Museums Greenwich comprises of four museums located near each other in London’s borough of Greenwich. The four museums include the National Maritime Museum, Queen’s House, Cutty Sark and the Royal Observatory Greenwich. About Royal Museums Greenwich

Cutty Sark by Bartholomeus Thoth

Science Museum

The Science Museum is devoted to the world of science, explaining how science and technology has shaped our lives. There are galleries dedicated to engineering, energy, communications, digital technology, flight, space, bioscience and the environment. About the Science Museum

Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum is the world's largest museum for decorative arts and design. Collections are from various cultures that include Europe, North America, Asia, North Africa and some of the finest collection from the Islamic world. About the Victoria and Albert Museum

Victoria and Albert Museum by David Castor

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