London’s Top Free Entrance Museums and Galleries

London’s Top Free Entrance Museums and Galleries

"T-Rex Natural History Museum"London is not only the largest metropolitan area in the United Kingdom, but it is also the largest urban zone in the European Union. London is the world’s most visited city, which attracts about 27 million overnight-stay visitors every year. London city breaks become more and more popular, as people tend to have less time to travel and many people choose a weekend option of visiting European cities. Going for the UK holidays, especially when staying in the capital can be expensive but thankfully there are a few places in London that can be explored free of charge. 

  1. Tate Modern

Tate is a contemporary art gallery and Tate Britain’s younger sister. The gallery is housed in a former power plant on the banks of the river Thames. Thanks to the original arrangement of space and many interesting installations, Tate Modern attracts art lovers, both adults and children. The Gallery is a home of international modern art from 1900 to the present day and includes works of the leading 20th century artists such as Picasso, Warhol and Dali.

"Tate Modern in London"

"Tate Modern London"

"Tate Modern - modern art"

  1. British Museum

It is a London museum you do not want to miss. Not only can you admire museum’s spectacular architecture, but also its colossal collection of excavations from the times of the Egyptians, Greek, Roman, and Celtic gathered from all over the world. The British Museum offers a number of stone statues counting one hundred years, human and animal mummies, and shiny ornaments. The admission is free, however the fee may be charged for special exhibitions.

"the British Museum - front"

"The British Museum Hall"

"British Museum - Egypt"

"mummies in the British Museum"

"British Museum"

  1. Natural History Museum

Launched back in the 18th century, the museum contains the world’s largest collection of exhibits from the fields of geology, botany, and zoology. The hallmark of the museum is a huge hall in the main building, with beautiful high-ceiling panels and monumental skeleton in the center. The most visited place in the museum is an impressive animatronic Tyrannosaurus Rex, which resembles Steven Spielberg’s T-Rex from the Jurassic Park.

"Natural History Museum in London"

"Natural History Museum"

"T-Rex Natural History Museum"

"T-Rex Natural History Museum"

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  1. The Science Museum

This museum is a walking distance from the Natural History Museum, thus it creates an opportunity for a join visit of both museum in one day. It is devoted to the development of science, technology and medicine over the last three centuries. Its strengths are interesting and clearly presented exhibits and interactive displays, which also involve the visitors and encourage them to be creative and participate in the active learning. The museum has also a three-dimensional IMAX cinema.

"Science Museum"

"Science Museum"

Other museums in London that you can explore for free:

  1. Bank of England Museum
  2. Imperial War Museum
  3. Museum of London
  4. National Army Museum
  5. National Maritime Museum
  6. Theatre Museum
  7. Royal Air Force Museum
  8. Royal Observatory
  9. Victoria and Albert Museum

Other galleries you can also visit for free:

  1. National Gallery
  2. National Portrait Gallery
  3. Photographer’s Gallery
  4. Somerset House
  5. Tate Britain
  6. Wallace CollectionMore photos:

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