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London Museums Holidays offers a handy travel insight to england with maps, pictures and hotel reviews. Find out which London Museums hotels to stay at, what iconic attractions to see and where to mingle with the locals.
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London, a vibrant and diverse capital city, is home to some of the world's best museums and galleries. The most obvious that comes to mind is the Tate Modern, with pieces of contemporary and modern art from around the world. The National Gallery boasts paintings that are hundreds of years old, by artists such as Picasso and Vincent Van Gogh. The National Portrait Gallery features pictures of famous people like Richard Burton and Sir Paul McCartney. For something a little different, The Kennel Club Gallery is a wonderful display of antique paintings of dogs and is the largest collection in Europe. The Queens Gallery is located within Buckingham Palace, and displays some of royalty's best pieces of history, such as The Duchess of Cornwall's wedding dress that recently went on display.

London Museums

In London the list of museums is endless, The British Museum, Grant Museum of Zoology, The Royal Artillery Museum and the Pollock Toy Museum to name but a few. The Charles Dickens Museum tells the story and works of the famous author whose books include Oliver and Great Expectations. Sitting on the banks of the Thames is the Clink Prison Museum, built on the original site of the prison and housing the original artefacts such as torture devices.Perhaps a little less harrowing is The Florence Nightingale Museum, tells the story of this well-known nurse and all she did for wounded soldiers. The Household Cavalry Museum offers an insight into the work that goes on to run the cavalry. On display are stunning rare treasures like ceremonial uniforms, horse furniture and gallantry awardsLondon's vast collection of museums would not be complete without a museum on the country's national sport, football, here you will find The Arsenal Museum, Crystal Palace Museum, West Ham Museum and the Chelsea Museum, each has its own individual history in the world of sport. One of the best reasons to visit London's museums and galleries, apart from the fact that they are home to some of the world's oldest and intriguing objects, the majority of them are totally free to go and view. So you can enjoy them again and again.


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