The British Museum is one of London's top tourist attractions as well as a major scholarly resource. Its collection was ... More
British Museum (The)
The British Museum is one of London's top tourist attractions as well as a major scholarly resource. Its collection was bequeathed to the nation in 1753 and the museum's distinctive Greek revivalist structure was built during the 19th Century. The collection expanded massively during the heyday of the British Empire, leading to the museum's notoriety for plundering sources all over the globe and leaving it with over 6.5 million objects to look after. The displays cover about 5.5 hectares (14 acres) and it is simply too tiring to tackle them all in one visit. The best way is to pick a collection or exhibition that interests you, explore that, and make return visits. And if you haven't got time for a proper visit, drop in for a coffee at the lovely Court Restaurant . Admission is free but charges may be made for temporary exhibitions.
Explore the natural history of the planet Earth from the prehistoric era to the present day at one of London's
most visited museums. In 1881, the Natural History Museum moved to its present venue. Designed by Alfred Waterhouse, this ...
The Geffrye Museum of the Home explores the history of interior design, architecture and decoration. Each room is set in
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Once the home of the Bishop of London and situated in the picturesque Bishop's Park , the Museum building based
in an early 19th century part of Fulham Palace has a Tudor courtyard, herb garden, and beautiful grounds. There ...