Learn more about London, the history and enjoy some special art treasures. And all of that for free in the below listed museums. The admission is usually free of charge at the public museums in London. Click on the recommendations to see the best exhibited highlights and get some useful information and tips for your visit.
This is a paradise for all art lovers. Take a journey through 2000 years of art history with the help of more than 2 million objects. Read which highlights you should not miss. Among those you will find a plaster cast of the 38 m high Trajan's Column in Rome, a gilded bronze statue from China...Images, Info & Tips
The topic here is all about the city history of London. See how elegant the Romans have lived there already before 1700 years or experience the terrible great fire from the year 1666 in a multimedia show. Learn how much time you should schedule for your visit and which highlights you should not miss ...Images, Info & Tips
The historic British house from the 17th century is located on the edge of the extensive Park Hampstead Heath in the north of London. The entrance is free of charge. Learn how you can easily arrive by bus and underground to see masterpieces like the self-portrait of Rembrandt and the painting -The Guitar Player- ...Images, Info & Tips
The Natural History Museum in London belongs to the most visited attractions of the city. Among the visitors there are many children who have a special interest in the dinosaurs gallery. At which time you should plan your visit to see the listed highlights without getting lost in the shuffle ...Images, Info & Tips
The impressive original exhibits give you a descriptive insight on the cultural history of mankind. The -Rosetta Stone- attracts most of the visitors. How you will be able to make a selfie with the stone despite the crowds of people and where you will find the well-known Egyptian mummies ...Images, Info & Tips
The National Gallery is an art museum with a worldwide known collection of classical paintings. One of the most famous works is certainly the -Sunflowers- by Vincent van Gogh. Read which is the best British painting, where it is located and which other art works are definitely worth seeing ...Images, Info & Tips
London's museum of modern art is located directly at the bank of river Thames. It offers besides several abstract masterpieces also the possibility to enjoy a great view over the city and there is no entrance fee. Find out which artworks you can admire here and where you have to look for the fantastic view ...Images, Info & Tips
It is a part of the Freemasons' Hall. This building is designed in Art Deco style and houses premises which are worth seeing. Participate at a free guided tour to get some insights about the mysterious organization of Freemasonry and have a look at the Grand Temple which is a popular location for film crews ...Images, Info & Tips
The large number of interactive stations is outstanding here. Perfect for children and all who like to press buttons and to stroke screens. If you are interested in technical masterpieces you will have the chance to see some highlights like the Apollo 10 command module, which was already in the orbit of the moon ...Images, Info & Tips
Normally you do not have to pay an entrance fee for the permanent exhibitions at the public museums in London. You are free to make a donation. This is not valid for most of the temporary exhibitions where you have to pay an entrance fee. Usually the tourists do not visit the temporary exhibitions due to the wealth of possibilities at the permanent exhibitions. The city-walks recommendations will help you to find the best museums for your interests.
You will find quickly the above mentioned museums in the London map. Click on the appropriate icons in the interactive map to get a brief information with the opening times. You can simply fix this info box below the city map by clicking on the green checkmark. Repeat this procedure at locations nearby or use the search box. If required you can easily print your free city map travel guide.