London - Museum - Visiting Museum Travel Advice

England - London Museum Touring - Travel Advice

British Museum - Located in the fashionable Russell Street, is one of the most famous museums in the world thanks to its impressive collection of archaeological fruit of long domination and expansion of the British Empire and pillaging in the five continents.

The museum was founded in 1753 by the collections of Sir Hans Sloane.

The most famous objects are the Rosetta stone, sculptures from the Parthenon, the remains of medieval English found at Sutton Hoo and Milden hall, Egyptian mummies and sarcophagi and the famous Roman Portland Vase. Very interesting is also the African collection, possibly the largest in the world.

Open all year with the following schedule - Sat-Wed: 10:00 to 17:30
Thursday and Friday: 10:00 to 20:30. Closes March 25, 24 and 26 December and 1 January.

Natural History Museum - Animals, plants, minerals, dinosaurs .... little more could you ask for one of the great museums of the world, to the delight of children and lovers of nature.

The museum is designed largely for children so families will not have trouble moving. There are all kinds of services like restaurants, picnic areas, elevators for carts ...

Upon arrival, after passing the input controls (you'll have to teach the contents of bags to carry) for a plan of the museum to put you.

The natural history museum is attached to the Science Museum so ask yourself visit both. Although they are huge and could spend days in each of them, an overview is sufficient to use half an hour to each One winter, opposite the main entrance of the museum put an ice rink and Christmas market. The museum shop is very interesting. Admission is free to the overall exposure.

Open daily from 10:00 to 17:50
Buses that stop nearby are the 14, 49, 70, 74, 345, 360, 414 and C1.

The nearest metro station is South Kensington, which is reached with the District, Circle and Piccadilly. Natural History Museum in London.

Victoria & Albert Museum - In this museum you can see ceramics, furniture, original costumes, photographs, metalwork, textiles, paintings and sculptures, on a visit can be extended about 3 hours.

Tate Modern - The great British contemporary art museum and a must if the days allow, not only the exhibit but impressive building and the environment.

Admission to the permanent collection is free and the museum also has exhibits that explore short-term work by leading artists and modern art movements.

It is worth visiting the cafeteria on the top floor with excellent views of London.

The Tate Modern is located at Bankside, on the south bank of the Thames, near Blackfriars Bridge, opposite St Paul's Cathedral and next to the Globe Theatre of Shakespeare.

Open all year: from Sunday to Thursday open from 10:00 to 18:00. On Fridays and Saturdays open until 22:00. Closed 24 December 26 and admission is free.

The Science Museum in London - A unique experience ideal if traveling with children or lovers of scientific advances, the space race, classic cars, future developments and the history of the industry.

Enjoy the best science museum in the world, full of interactive experiences for the progress of science and new technologies. Do not miss the command module of Apollo 10, the Foucault pendulum, or the steam engine of Boulton and Watt.

In the museum shop to find us thousand gift options for all ages, with very interesting proposals of scientific gifts, intelligence, curiosity ... Ideal for lovers of curious gossip. If you like old cars really enjoyed the wonderful collection on display.

The museum offers over 40 galleries of their experiences as diverse as a trip to the future. It also has an IMAX cinema and virtual reality simulator.

Madame Tussauds - created by a flamboyant French artist of the nineteenth century, who worked at the court of Louis XVI and decided to create an exhibition of wax figures of famous people of the time.

Today the museum, located on Marylebone Road, NW1 5LR, is full of movie stars, television, music and sport.

You can combine a visit to the wax museum with a tour of the London Planetarium, an interactive space flight experience and impressive digital effects. The combination is known as Madame Tussaud's Experience. The visit to the planetarium is optional but cannot be purchased separately.

National Gallery - Excellent collection of European painting from the Middle Ages to the nineteenth century, with works by such prominent artists as Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Velazquez, Goya, Rembrandt, Gainsborough, Turner, Renoir, Cezanne and Van Gogh. It is one of the best museums worldwide, worth visiting.

National Portrait Museum - Wonderful collection of portraits with all kinds of nobles, kings and other historical figures represented. Delight lovers of the costumes and anthropology.

It was founded in 1856 with the Victorian spirit of idealism and education through example, the aim of the collection was to collect portraits of the great and powerful in Britain to inspire others. Open daily from 10:00 to 18:00 and until 21 on Thursdays and Fridays.

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