Free London Museums – Many of London’s World-Class Museums are Free:
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|Museum of London
||The Museum of London traces the social history of London from 450,000BC to the present time. Historic objects and exhibitions tell the story of the London’s turbulent past. Through its many galleries, visitors can discover prehistoric London, see how the city changed under Roman rule, walk through the streets of Victorian London and see the magnificent Lord Mayor’s State Coach. For more see HERE.
Opening Times: Daily 10:00 – 18:00 (Closed at Christmas)
150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN
Tel: +44 (0)20 7001 9844
|Museum of London in the Docklands||
Housed in a restored Georgian warehouse in London’s docklands area, this is one of the excellent free London museums. It explores the story of London’s river, port and people from Roman times through to recent regeneration and includes a recreation of 19th century London and London’s Sugar Slavery involving the transatlantic slave trade.
|The Museum Of Immigration & Diversity||The Museum Of Immigration & Diversity on Princelet Street celebrates the diversity of London’s East End and the many nationalities that have passed through the area. Visits are free on Open Days.
Opening Times: Check their website for open days.
19 Princelet Street, London E1 6QH
Tel: +44 (0)20 7247 5352
|National Army Museum||Learn about the impact that the Army has had on the story of Britain and how Britain’s past has helped shape its present and future, from 1066 to the present day. From Kids Zone to celebrity lectures, there’s something for everyone.
Opening Times: Daily 10:00 – 17:30 (Closed at Christmas and Good Friday)
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 4HT
Tel: +44(0)20 7730 0717
|National Maritime Museum
||Head to the National Maritime Museum and recall the romance of the great ocean liners, appreciate the elegance of Prince Frederick’s golden barge, delve into the traditions of maritime London and explore the controversial history of trade across the Atlantic.
Opening Times: Daily 10:00 – 17:00
Romney Road, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF
Tel: +44 (0)20 8312 6565
|National History Museum
||Step back in time to the Jurassic period, meet dinosaurs, creepy-crawlies, a dodo and see meteors from space for free! Explore the natural world in London at the Natural History Museum. The Kids only area is full of activities and fun and games.
Opening Times: Daily 10:00 – 17:50 (Closed Dec 24-26)
Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD
Tel: +44 (0)20 7942 5000
|Royal Academy of Music Museum
||Britain’s oldest conservatoire is the training ground for many musicians. The ‘living museum’ at the Royal Academy of Music is open to the public
Opening Times: Mon-Fri 11:30 – 17:30; Sat 12:00 – 16:00
Marylebone Road, London NW1 5HT
Tel: +44 (0)20 7873 7373
|Royal Air Force Museum||
The Royal Air Force Museum is Britain’s only national museum dedicated wholly to aviation and science of flight. Here you can navigate your way through the history of aviation from the earliest balloon flight to the latest Eurofighter.