London Museums and Galleries
London has some of the most important galleries and museums in the world, and even better, the majority of them offer free entry.
The three most famous museums in London
The British Museum is both one of the oldest and most visited museums in the world. Discover what to see and how to get there.
The National Gallery is the most relevant art museum in London and one of the most famous worldwide. Find out more about the National Gallery.
Imperial War Museum
The atomic bomb, a human torpedo, tanks and military aircrafts are housed in the Imperial War Museum of London. Find out all about it here.
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The Wallace Collection
Located in an eighteenth century mansion, the Wallace Collection houses one of the finest collections of works of art in London.
Madame Tussauds London
Opened in London in 1884, the world famous Madame Tussauds Museum displays worldwide celebrities made out of wax. Discover what to see and how to get there.
Other galeries and museums in London
The Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum in London is a museum on the natural world, its history and specimens. It has a large collection of over 70,000 species.
London's Science Museum is an interactive museum that brings visitors closer to science in a fun and unique way. Find out what to see and how to get there.
Victoria and Albert Museum
Founded in 1852, the Victoria and Albert Museum is the world’s largest museum of decorative arts and design.
The Tate Modern is the most important modern and contemporary art museum in the world. It houses works by Picasso, Andy Warhol and Dali, among others.
Opened in 1897, it was the first of the Tate network in the United Kingdom. It houses the largest collection of British art worldwide.
Museum of London
The Museum of London records the history of the city from prehistoric to the present day through several models and unusual objects.
National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery is an art gallery with a vast collection of portraits of famous British people.
London Transport Museum
The London Transport Museum depicts the evolution of London’s means of transport throughout its long history. Find out what to see and how to get there here.
Sherlock Holmes Museum
Opened in 1990, the Sherlock Holmes Museum is dedicated to the life and period of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes.
Sir John Soane’s Museum
Sir John Soane’s Museum is a house-museum located in the neo-classical architect Sir John Soane’s home and studio.