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London Museums are one of the greatest cultural attractions that this city has to offer.
Has we know, London is immersed in history, with more than its share of mind-blowing antiquity and historicsplendor, with a vast number of beautiful museums, galleries and most iconic sights.
Today, we bring you the TOP 5 London Museums!
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If you are a lover of fine art and design then the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A museum) is one for the ‘to do’ list. The V&A houses one of the world’s greatest collections of decorative arts, in such varied fields as ceramics, sculpture, portrait miniatures and photography. Among the highlights are the British Galleries 1500-1900, which are arranged chronologically to trace the history of British design from the reign of Henry VIII to that of Queen Victoria.
The Science Museum features seven floors of educational and entertaining exhibits, including the Apollo 10 command module and a flight simulator. Its a very good choice if are a science lover and you don’t know what to do in London.
Natural History Museum
This amazing London museum has a collection that contains some 70 million plant, animal, fossil, rock and mineral specimens. The Natural History Museum’s Life Galleries are devoted to displays on animal life, from creepy crawlies to the plaster cast of a Diplodocus that lords it over the Central Hall.
Imperial War Museum
Located in the stately 1815 building that once housed the Bethlem Royal Hospital for the insane (aka Bedlam), IWM London holds an important collection of twentieth-century art, like machinery of war, official communications, manuscripts of war literature and other more personal artefacts from the conflicts of the twentieth century.
This powerhouse of modern art is awe-inspiring even before you enter, thanks to its industrial architecture. Inside, the original cavernous turbine hall is used to jaw-dropping effect as the home of large-scale, temporary installations. The permanent collection features heavy-hitters such as Matisse, Rothko, Bacon, Twombly and Beuys. This is probably the best uk modern art museum.
Hope you got inspired and informed with this amazing selection of the best London museums that we brought to you!
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