Slice and Dice: TOP London Museums to Learn History

London offers the infinite possibilities for tourists that are interested in museums and exhibitions. The biggest museums in the world are waiting for you. Everyone can find something interesting. This observing article can help you to choose a couple of worthy places from the big and amazing collection.

Natural History Museum
This museum is simply called The Natural Museum. It is situated in one of the most beautiful London buildings. The museum collection contains the hundreds of interactive animated exhibits of dinosaurs, mammals. What do you think about the huge model of blue whale that is 30 meters high and giant diplodocus skeleton? The museum is divided into 4 thematic zones:
Blue Zone: dinosaurs, дreptiles, sea inhabitants, mammals.
Green Zone: birds, insects, plants.
Red Zone: geology, volcanoes, earth quakes.
Orange Zone: Darwin’s center, wild nature.
The museum excursion proposes to see the hundreds of exciting samples, to visit the laboratories, to watch scientists. You can even participate in a scientific conference or hot discussion about the nature questions.
Working hours: The museum works every day from 10 a.m. till 6 p.m.

The entrance is free.

British Museum
The museum was founded in 1753. This is the biggest museum in the world. Its remarkable collection speaks about the human history for the last two millions years. The central hall, which is called Big Yard, is 6000 square meters. You can meet a unique world-famous heritage, gathered together under the big glassy roof.
More than 7 million visitors come to see Rosetta Stone, Parthenon sculpture and Egypt mummies. In addition to this, many special exhibitions take place in the museum, translating them over the big screen. The museum expositions are aimed to meet people different cultures and historical facts.
Working hours: The museum works every day from 10 a.m. till 6 p.m.

The entrance is free.

Science Museum
If you want to meet closer the exiting achievements of people’s mind, it is highly recommended to visit the best-visiting European museum – The Museum of Science. You children like this idea very much as they can touch all offered exhibits – they are more than 15 thousands.
You can see The Rocket locomotive, jet engine, and cosmic module. The exhibition halls are modern equipped. You are proposed to check the scientific explorations on your own or land on the Moon with the help of 3D and 4D simulators or scientific films.
Working hours: The museum works every day from 10 a.m. till 6 p.m.

The entrance is free.

Tate Modern Gallery
Your trip to London is going to be full just if you could visit the gallery of modern and underground arts. The exhibit items were gathered together from all over the word in a building of ex-power station on the banks of Themes. You are offered to see the impressive collections of such popular painters as Matisse, Picasso, Dali and others.
Working hours: The gallery works from Sundays to Thursday 10 a.m. till 6 p.m.; Friday-Saturday – 10 a.m. till 10 p.m.

The entrance is free.

Victoria and Albert Museum
The museum is considered to be the biggest museum of arts and design. There are many impressive exhibits from all over the world for the period of last 3000 years. The gallery was renewed. Pay attention to Middle Age Renaissance Hall, Jewelry samples and British Gallery. The museum is full of interesting expositions, mobile exhibitions, and different cultural events.
Working hours: The museum works every day from 10 a.m. till 6 p.m.

The entrance is free.

Madame Tussaud’s London
The high-popular symbol of London is Madame Tussaud’s Museum. It was founded in 1835. The museum is divided into 14 interactive thematic areas. More than 1000 wax figures are situated there. Do you want to meet Marvel superheroes, Johnny Depp or Madonna? Computer voice modeling, background, 4D-animation make your impressions more exciting and unforgettable. So, have you done with your decision to meet interesting characters?
Working hours: The museum is opened every day from 09.30 a.m. till 6 p.m.

The ticket price is 28 USD for adults and free for kids before 5 years old.

Museum of London
This museum gives you a nice opportunity to learn the history of London, watching all important events and forceful occasions since Roman Times. Ancient Saxes, exciting Middle Ages, big wars, exhausting fires – everything is well-described. You can walk the streets of the modern city and Victorian city, comparing them.
Working hours: The museum works every day from 10 a.m. till 6 p.m.

The entrance is free.

Royal Observatory Greenwich
The Greenwich meridian line – the center of the world time, attracts people from all countries to stand on both sides of the world at the same time. The city observatory contains different theme museums: Planetarium for 120 seats, John Flamsteed’s home-museum, the museum of navigation and astronomic instruments. What a beautiful London view! Do not forget to take pictures, keeping your right hand on the Western and left hand on the Eastern hemisphere!
Working hours: The museum works every day from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m.

The ticket price is 10 USD for adults

Imperial War Museum London
The main purpose of the museum is showing how difficult the war may be for all people. There are many different expositions in the museum, being divided into different historical areas. It is not only about war times, but people’s life: tanks, planes, submarines, canons. The huge rocket attracts people of all ages. Remember that the museum was renewed and restored. So, it is ready to welcome visitors now.
Working hours: The museum traditionally works every day from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m.

The entrance is free.

There were the most popular museums of London. All of them are glorious and elegant. It is not a secret that English capital is mostly famous of its huge museums and galleries. Of course, it is better to hire a car in London to drive from one place to another with pleasure and comfort. You know, it takes a half of the day to examine English museums one by one, step by step. So, choose the best of the best and go for it! The interesting museums of Foggy Albion are waiting for you!

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