London museums , The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square , United Kingdom
The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square

Belonging to the British public, access to this world class gallery is free to the pulic

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London museums

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By Dmitry Petrounin Dmitry Petrounin Section editor Profile

Discover London museums

Of the numerous London museums, the National Gallery is a must-see. Located in Trafalgar Square, it exhibits world-class paintings, from Bruegel's 'Adoration of the Kings' to Velasquez's 'Venus at Her Mirror'. Meanwhile, the extensive British Museum, on Great Russell Street, displays a range of ancient anthropological artifacts, from Egyptian mummies to Hindu statues and Aztec mosaics.

London museums

London museums , The Natural History Museum, London , United Kingdom
The Natural History Museum, London

The Natural History Museum is home to a breathtaking 70 million items

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London museums , Sherlock Holmes Museum, London , United Kingdom
Sherlock Holmes Museum, London

Here's one for the murder mystery fans out there!

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London museums , Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum, London , United Kingdom
Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum, London

Eerily life-like, the Beatles are but a few of the figures on show at Madame Tussaud's

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London museums , The British Museum, London , United Kingdom
The British Museum, London

A staggeringly immense documentation of human culture

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London museums , London, England , United Kingdom
London, England

London, the English capital, has an array of museums to visit, most of them free.

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