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The Museums of London A Storehouse of History plus Culture

Wherever we decide to stay in your see to London, you are near a museum. There are 240 museums inside London so there is anything to suit every taste. There are small museums inside the outer suburbs, and big museums inside Central London. Some of these museums are the greatest of their type inside our society. London has a unique place inside our society due to the ancient legacy. This really is reflected inside some of the magnificent selections and exhibitions.The museums inside London have a tremendous inheritance of beautiful artefacts.This means that people visiting London like to place the museums inside the 'must visit' list.The British MuseumThe British Museum is potentially the most distinguished London museum and is regarded as the top tourist sites inside England. The enigmatic Rosetta Stone has been exhibited here since 1802 whenever it was obtained from the defeated French army. There are Aztec artefacts, Chinese ceramics and European sculptors.Historical DramaWhat when ancient drama is more your forte? Could Jack the Ripper have acknowledged which countless thousands of people would follow inside his evil footsteps down those now infamous East London alleyways along Jack the Ripper Walk? Now you can easily take which walk and frighten yourself inside the process.Did Sir Arthur Conan Doyle receive a premonition which his fictitious sleuth would come to lifetime at the Sherlock Holmes Museum? Then you can easily appreciate sitting where Holmes sat inside his study at the distinguished address, 221b Baker Street. Or take a trip returning to Dickensian England and visit the house where Charles Dickens lived and published Oliver Twist and The Pickwick Papers.Military MuseumsYou might be a martial guy. Next the National Army Museum may be for we. You can follow this with all the Royal Air Force Museum inside Hendon and The Imperial War Museum.If we still have sufficient time, we might like to revisit the Crimean War at the Florence Nightingale Museum or consider Firepower: The Royal Artillery Museum.Sports MuseumsIf sport is whatever you consider we will not overlook out. Try the Arsenal Football Club Museum, the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum or the MCC Museum at Lords Cricket Ground.Art GalleriesThen for the art connoisseur, there's the magnificent National Gallery on Trafalgar Square where you can see over 2000 masterpieces. For those with a more eclectic taste, the beautiful Institute of Modern Arts awaits we. Next there is the Tate Britain, the house of British art from 1500 to the present day. Next needless to say the quirky Tate Modern housed inside the refurbished previous Banks Power Station on the River Thames other St Paul's Cathedral.A Floating MuseumNow which we are about the River Thames, think about visiting the flying museum which comes inside the guise of HMS Belfast? This magnificent cruiser is a department of the Imperial War Museum and is moored between London Bridge and Tower Bridge.South Kensington MuseumsWe have not even revealed the jewels inside the overhead. No, we are not speaking here about the Tower of London (that is another different museum), yet the gems inside South Kensington. The splendid Victoria and Albert Museum, is within Cromwell Road, where we may spend all day really admiring its magnificent architecture. Then the Natural History Museum next door, which homes the world-famous choice of dinosaur skeletons, amidst countless thousands of other shows within the all-natural planet.These are places for tourist to gather enduring experiences in addition to places of analysis and development. And don't forgot the brief walk along Exhibition Road to the Science Museum. You can spend all day inside here visiting the Imax cinema and finding precisely what it felt like to be a lunar astronaut or go and visit Stephenson's Rocket or perhaps a Model T Ford.Plan your stayYou could absolutely see which no one should visit London without a plan. Do your homework perfectly. Check the Internet and also the guide books to plan your itinerary. That way we will not leave dissatisfied. Do not try to do everything inside a brief remain. Choose your goals perfectly and protect the rest for the next time we visit. Select a hotel which suits your plan and your pocket. You can be fortunate sufficient to stay inside one of the hotels which are a modern operating museum providing a glimpse into Victorian London by its Gothic or Renaissance Revival Architecture.You must have stamina for your time inside London. Following a difficult day's strolling around the museums there is simply sufficient time to rest briefly, appreciate your dinner and prepare for the London theatre. But that, is another story.British Army Museums\nRelated Sites : Army Museum


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