Top Museums in London (United Kingdom, Great Britain)

London Transport Museum
  • London Transport Museum

    The London Transport Museum, or LT Museum based in Covent Garden, London, seeks to conserve and explain the transport heritage of Britain's capital city. The majority of the museum's exhibits originated in the collection of London Transport, but, since the creation of Transport for London (TfL) in 2000, the remit of the museum has expanded to cover all aspects of transportation in the city. The museum operates from two sites within London. The main site in Covent Garden uses the name ...
Saatchi Gallery
  • Saatchi Gallery

    Duke of York's HQ, King's Road SW3 4RY London United Kingdom
    The Saatchi Gallery opened in October 2008 in the 70,000 sq. ft. Duke of York HQ building on King's Road, Chelsea with an exhibition dedicated to new art from China. Since then it has presented exhibitions of new work from the Middle East, India, America, the UK, as well as a major exhibition of international sculpture called The Shape of Things to Come. In 2009 the Saatchi Gallery's exhibitions of work from China and the Middle East were ranked the top ...
Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A)
  • Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A)

    Cromwell Rd London Greater London SW7 2RL United Kingdom
    The Victoria and Albert Museum is the world's greatest museum of art and design. The V&A's collections are unrivalled in their diversity. Explore historical and contemporary art and design, including works of art from many of the world's richest cultures. Admission free
Science Museum
British Museum
  • British Museum

    Great Russell St (btwn Montague & Bloomsbury St) London Greater London WC1B 3DG United Kingdom
    A museum of the world, for the world. Discover over two million years of human history and culture. Some of the world-famous objects include the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures and Egyptian mummies.
Natural History Museum
  • Natural History Museum

    Cromwell Rd (Exhibition Rd) Queen's Gate Greater London SW7 5BD United Kingdom
    Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:50 The Museum is open every day except 24-26 December. Last admission is at 17:30.
Tate Modern
Royal Museums Greenwich
  • Royal Museums Greenwich

    Park Row SE10 9NF London United Kingdom
    Join us to discover the world's most epic exploration stories, from the sea to the stars. Based in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, we look after the National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark, Queen's House and London's Planetarium.
The Wallace Collection
  • The Wallace Collection

    Hertford House, Manchester Square W1U 3BN London United Kingdom
    The Wallace Collection is a national museum in an historic London town house. In 25 galleries are unsurpassed displays of French 18th-century painting, furniture and porcelain with superb Old Master paintings and a world class armoury.
Madame Tussauds London
  • Madame Tussauds London

    Marylebone Road NW1 4 London United Kingdom
    Welcome to the official Madame Tussauds London Facebook page. Become a fan to get the latest news, offers and info about the World’s most famous attraction! There’s something for everyone at Madame Tussauds London. So, who do you want to meet?
Horniman Museum and Gardens
  • Horniman Museum and Gardens

    100 London Road SE23 3PQ London United Kingdom
    We’ve been open since Victorian times, when Frederick John Horniman first opened his house and extraordinary collection of objects to visitors. Since then, our collection has grown tenfold and includes internationally important collections of anthropology and musical instruments, as well as an acclaimed aquarium and natural history collection. Unusually for such an important museum, you can see our collection up-close and face-to-face. You can even pick up, try on and play with some of our objects. Our visitors come time and again ...
V&A Museum of Childhood
  • V&A Museum of Childhood

    Cambridge Heath Road E2 9PA London United Kingdom
    The V&A Museum of Childhood houses the nation's collection of childhood-related objects. Spanning the 16th to 21st centuries, the collection features toys, dolls, dolls' houses, games, puppets, nursery, children's clothing and furniture.
Wellcome Collection
  • Wellcome Collection

    183 Euston Rd (Gordon St) London Greater London NW1 2BE United Kingdom
    Wellcome Collection is the free destination for the incurably curious, exploring the connections between medicine, life and art in the past, present and future.
Royal Academy of Arts
  • Royal Academy of Arts

    50-52 Piccadilly London Greater London W1J 0BD United Kingdom
    The Royal Academy of Arts has a unique position in being an independent, privately funded institution led by eminent artists and architects whose purpose is to promote the creation, enjoyment and appreciation of the visual arts through exhibitions, education and debate.
Museum of London
Fashion and Textile Museum
  • Fashion and Textile Museum

    83 Bermondsey Street SE1 3XF London United Kingdom
    The Fashion and Textile Museum is a cutting edge centre for contemporary fashion and textiles in London. Founded by iconic British designer Zandra Rhodes in 2003, the Museum is part of Newham College London – one of Europe’s largest further education colleges. The Fashion and Textile Museum offers an exciting programme of exhibitions and displays throughout the year, alongside an array of talks, events and workshops with industry professionals. Recent exhibitions at the Museum have included ‘Liberty in Fashion’ and ...
The Last Tuesday Society & The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities
National Army Museum
  • National Army Museum

    Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea SW3 4HT London United Kingdom
    The National Army Museum is a leading authority on the British Army and its impact on society past and present. We examine the army's role as protector, aggressor and peacekeeper from the British Civil Wars to the modern day. Through our collections we preserve and share stories of ordinary people with extraordinary responsibilities. We explore the role of the army and its relevance today. We aim to be a first class museum that moves, inspires, challenges, educates and entertains. The ...
London Film Museum
  • London Film Museum

    Bond in Motion, London Film Museum, 45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden SE1 7 London United Kingdom
    We are self supporting by way of ticketed entry, reinvesting back into the museum and within the community, creating a number of local area initiatives that also form an important part of the school curriculum. Covent Garden Access is good for Disabled guests. Ticket prices - South Bank £14.50 - Adults £9.50 - Concessions (please purchase these at the door) £9.50 - Children (up to 15 years of age) Under 5's are free of charge
Handel & Hendrix in London
Burgh House & Hampstead Museum
Theatre Museum
  • Theatre Museum

    The Theatre Museum in the Covent Garden district of London, England, was the United Kingdom's national museum of the performing arts. It was a branch of the UK's national museum of applied arts, the Victoria and Albert Museum. It opened in 1974, and closed in 2007, being replaced by new galleries at the V&A's main site in South Kensington. The Theatre Museum told the story of the performing arts in Britain from the sixteenth century to the present. It covered all ...