London is renowned for its huge range of prestigious museums. With over 240 in the city alone, ranging from themes of traditional life to modern technology, there is guaranteed to attract an array of different people from all around the world. The first ever public museum in the world, The British Museum, was founded in 1753 and is the most visited museum in the United Kingdom.
London itself is home to 3 of the world’s top 5 most visited museums that host many great works by London born and bred Scientists, Artists, Philosophers and more. Within London’s high quality, varied museums, you can see an incredible range of amazing objects including one of the finest Ancient Egyptian artefacts in the world, a 26 metre long dinosaur, theatre costumes; both new and antique, old London buses and even a human torpedo.
Get an insight to the history of culture of London with the magnificent collections on show at this city’s museums today.
If you are looking to get an insight into London’s past and present, I recommend walking the Museum Mile. Try to see at least one temporary exhibition in a London Museum.