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Top 5 Must-See Activities in London

These are the most famous London tourist attractions & sight tours which sees thousands and millions of visitors each year:


London Contemporary Art Galleries

London is undoubtedly one of the best cities in the world for art lovers. The city’s vibrant art scene has long been established and the growing number of art museums means you can always find something you’ll fancy regardless of what you’re into. From the super trendy Tate Modern museum to the highly impressive British Museum, London is definitely the best destination for every art lover out there. And the best thing about it is that most of these museums are free for you to visit!

If you’re heading to London soon, here’s a list of the best London museums that you should make sure to visit.

Top London Art Galleries

Best London Museums

Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A)

More popularly known as the V&A, the Victoria and Albert Museum is the most magnificent museum in London. Queen Victoria laid its foundation on site in 1899, which was her last official public engagement. The museum consist of 150 grand galleries spread in all seven floors and contains a massive number of ceramics, furniture, sculpture, posters, paintings, metal work, jewellery, textile,...

Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience Ticket

1. Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience Ticket

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  • It is an adventurous tour of Jeff Wayne's, The war of the worlds in London that gives tourists an immersive experience of a world full of action and life.
  • It is a great way for a group of friends/closely related people to enjoy unusual fun activities and several astonishing views and sceneries.
  • It allows tourists to explore...
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British Museum

The British Museum of London is home to some of the most interesting finds of famous British explorers. Opened in 1759, the museum is the first national museum that was opened to the public. Early exhibits feature the collection of Sir Hans Sloane, a famous physician and naturalist. His collection includes medals, coins, natural remains, and books. The galleries inside the museum are divided...

Madame Tussauds London Standard Ticket

2. Madame Tussauds London Standard Ticket

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  • One of the most famous wax museums in the world.
  • The museum displays figures of many historic people and celebrities.
  • Besides real people, the museum has figures of superheroes from films and printed media.
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Design Museum

The Design Museum of London is the world’s leading museum that’s dedicated to contemporary design and architecture. It covers a wide range of subjects, from fashion, architectural, graphic to industrial design. This fascinating museum features a lot of free temporary exhibits, bookable displays, and pop-ups. In 2016,

Tower of London and Thames River Sightseeing Cruise

3. Tower of London and Thames River Sightseeing Cruise

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  • A combination ticket for 1 day hop-on-hop-off sightseeing river cruise plus entry to the Tower of London.
  • Move around the city with ease whilst taking in all of London's most iconic riverside attractions.
  • Then, visit the Tower of London as you view the Crown Jewels and meet the Beefeaters.
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National Maritime Museum

The National Maritime Museum is the leading maritime museum in the UK and showcases an unparalleled treasure trove of artefacts, art pieces, maps, and other interesting memorabilia. There’s an extensive gallery known as “Nelson, Navy, Nation”, which tells of a story that stems from the Glorious Revolution up until the defeat of Napoleon. The gallery showcases the shipbuilding...

Fully Guided Tour of Warner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter

4. Fully Guided Tour of Warner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter

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  • A guided tour of the Warner Bros Studios, the facility where Harry Potter came into existence.
  • A deep insight about the film series.
  • Transfer from London by train.
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Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum, which is located in the South Kensington, is home to about 80 million animal, plant, fossil, mineral, and rock specimen. This fascinating museum is also used as a world-class research institution filled with natural wonders. Here, you get to enjoy a close-up interaction with animatronic dinosaurs, as well as a man-sized model of a dod, giant sequoia tree, glow in...

Beazley Designs of the Year 2019

5. Beazley Designs of the Year 2019

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  • 'From the brilliant to the brutal...a glimpse into what the world of tomorrow may look like' The Times

    Now in its twelfth year, Beazley Designs of the Year is the Design Museum's annual celebration of the most original and exciting products, concepts and designers in the world today.

    Explore how the future is fast becoming the...
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Tate Modern

The Tate Modern is no doubt, one the best places for art lovers to visit. This museum, which is located in a riverside, is dedicated to all things contemporary and modern. It houses the world’s most iconic galleries boasting a collection of International modern and contemporary work of art. The imposing structure of the museum, which was built at the banks of the river Thames, was...

Women in Art Walking Tour

6. Women in Art Walking Tour

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  • For centuries History of Art has been studied through the work, achievements & eyes of men.

    This walking tour aims to change that narrative. We want to show that women were not just objects of art on a canvas - they were its creators and innovators.

    Join us on this unique walking tour of the National Gallery's collection....
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Shrek's Adventure! London Entrance Ticket

7. Shrek's Adventure! London Entrance Ticket

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  • Embark on a magical journey to Far Far Away with this admission ticket to Shrek’s Adventure! London, which includes a magical 4D bus ride.

    Located on the South Bank near the London Eye and other top attractions, Shrek’s Adventure! London provides family-friendly entertainment that stars characters from "Shrek" and other popular...
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London Warner Bros. Studio Tour The Making of Harry Potter Ticket + Transport

8. London Warner Bros. Studio Tour The Making of Harry Potter Ticket + Transport

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  • Live a magical adventure in the Harry Potter and Warner Brothers studios. Board a bus in central London and travel to the house of magic brooms, chocolate frogs and Polissuco potions. Explore the enchanted setting, discover the most famous props and costumes used by the trio Harry, Ron and Hermione. Explore some of Hogwarts' best kept secrets,...
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Churchill War Rooms Ticket

9. Churchill War Rooms Ticket

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  • Discover the secrets hidden under the streets of Westminster, in the underground nerve center, where Winston Churchill and his inner circle led World War II.

    We recommend that you take at least 90 minutes to visit Churchill War Rooms. However, with our café on site and the amount of information that can be found at the Churchill Museum,...
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Skip the Line: Spitfire Heritage Tour Ticket

10. Skip the Line: Spitfire Heritage Tour Ticket

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  • The Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar is a unique location where where you can see Spitfires being restored to an airworthy condition. Based at the ex World War 2 fighter station RAF Biggin Hill you can learn about the history of these aircraft and the people who flew in them.

    Your expert guide will take you around our restoration and storage...
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ABBA: Super Troupers The Exhibition

11. ABBA: Super Troupers The Exhibition

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  • ABBA: Super Troupers The Exhibition is the brand new can’t-miss, 14,000 square foot immersive experience that invites you inside the iconic band’s personal and creative journey as it 'skillfully weaves the story of their meteoric rise’ (The Mirror) to global...
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Skip the Line VIP Exclusive Morning Jewel House Tour Ticket

12. Skip the Line VIP Exclusive Morning Jewel House Tour Ticket

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  • This is exclusive and one of the most popular VIP experiences in the whole of London. Explore before anyone sets foot in the door.

    On this special morning tour, the Duty Exhibitor and our expert warders will welcome you to the treasury and guide you through the Crown Jewels exhibition before it opens to the general public.

    Once your...
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Timed entry ticket to Tower of London & Access to Self-Guided Tours in London

13. Timed entry ticket to Tower of London & Access to Self-Guided Tours in London

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  • Enjoy the historic castle on the north bank of the River Thames. Save time with your timed-entry ticket.

    The Tower of London is one of the world's most famous fortresses and has seen service as a royal palace, prison, armoury and even a zoo. Explore 1000 years of history, hear captivating stories and get to grips with swords and...
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Conclusion

So these are the best museums in London that feature an impressive collection of art pieces that every art lover will surely find fascinating. Although these museums are free to visit, some of the galleries and exhibits would require a ticket. Thus, you may be able to benefit from the London Pass, which includes free tickets at some of the exhibits of the leading art museums in London, including the Design Museum and British Museum. For those who want to enjoy the convenience of exploring London’s famous attractions while on board a bus, check out the London hop on hop off bus tour. If you want to skip the long queue at some of London’s most famous attractions, take advantage of the London Tours and Attractions tickets.