The Sherlock Holmes Museum

WHAT TO SEE   221b is the most famous fictional address in London. It is the address of Sherlock Holmes house. Sherlock Holmes is undoubtedly the most famous English detective created by the author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The interior of the house follows closely the imagination of the author as described in   Read More

The Charles Dickens Museum

What to see: Charles Dickens is considered one of the greatest English novelists of the Victorian era (19th century). The author wrote Oliver Twist in the house at 48 Doughty Street. The house where Charles Dickens lived and wrote is now a museum housing rare editions, manuscripts, paintings and various other personal items which once   Read More

Madam Tussauds

What to see: Madame Tussauds is probably the most famous London attraction. You will get to meet famous people including singers, actors, sportsmen, leaders, monarchy and many more. Although they are all made of wax, Madame Tussauds guarantees a surreal experience as the resemblance is sometimes too realistic. If you’re not interested in celebrities, then   Read More

London Dungeon

What to see: London Dungeon offers tour through 1000 years of London history, however unlike other museum tours this one is highly interactive with sort of authentic looking sets, actors, sound effects, rats and all sort of dark stuff. You will travel through the dungeon sometimes in the dark and meet some infamous English characters   Read More

Natural History Museum

What to see: Anyone who even remotely enjoys nature and is fascinated by the animal kingdom will find visiting this museum a real treat. The highlight of the museum must be the Dinosaur gallery which has become one of the most popular galleries. How to get there: Address: Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD Nearest underground   Read More

The British Library

WHAT TO SEE The British library has permanent displays of some precious manuscripts, as well as audio recordings, such as the original recording from the Titanic. You can also see the original pages from Leonardo da Vinci’s notebook or Shakespeare’s plays. One of the highlights is the tiny room dedicated to the Magna Carta, the   Read More

Hunterian Museum At The Royal College Of Surgeons

What to see: If you are interested in seeing something other than art and design pieces, then the Hunterian Museum is definitely worth visiting.  The Hunterian museum offers a unique experience however; it is not for the faint hearted as it includes displays of real human and animal body parts among other things. It is   Read More

Wellcome Collection

What to see: The Wellcome Collection describes itself as “destination for the incurably curious”. On offer are various historical and contemporary exhibitions involving art, medicine and life. How to get there: Address: 183 Euston Road, NW1 2BE Nearest underground stations: Euston station (Victoria, Northern, London Overground line) Euston Square station (Circle, Metropolitan, and Hammersmith and   Read More

Victoria and Albert Museum

WHAT TO SEE   If you only decide to visit one museum in London, then it should definitely be Victoria and Albert Museum. Here, you will find the world greatest displays of art and design including fashion, books, glass, theatre, jewellery, architecture, photography, metal work from various time periods. You can see medieval displays but   Read More

The British Museum

What to see: In the British Museum you can follow the journey of the humankind from its beginning to the present exploring cultures and traditions from across the world. The Museum is divided into nine departments not including its libraries and archives. Each department includes various must see highlights. Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan,   Read More

Tate Modern

WHAT TO SEE Tate Modern houses international modern (contemporary) artwork dating from 1900. Apart from paintings, you can see various art structures, installations, and photography, as well as short movies.  The following list of art pieces should be enough to convince you to visit Tate Modern, even if you don’t consider yourself a modern art   Read More

National Portrait Gallery

What to see: As the name gives it away, National Portrait Gallery houses the world’s largest collection of portraits dating from the Middle Ages to the present day. You can see portraits of kings and queens, famous politicians, leaders, artists and anyone famous from Queen Victoria to Amy Winehouse. Some of the highlights include portraits   Read More

The National Gallery

WHAT TO SEE   If Western European art is what you are interested in, then visiting The National Gallery must be top of your list. The National Gallery has some of the finest most famous collections of Western European paintings. It was founded in 1824, and houses a collection of over 2,300 paintings. It is   Read More

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