Museum of London – Explores Prehistoric London to Today

Museum of London

The Museum of London Covers London’s History From Prehistoric Times to the Present: History and heritage are the most influential reasons why people choose to visit London.  However, there is such a wealth of attractions in the City of London that visitors usually only scratch the surface of what there is to see here.  But, […]

Tower of London – A New Permanent Exhibition

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Tower of London – A New Exhibition Explores  The Building’s History: Having once served as a fortress, a palace, a prison, a base for royal power and now home to the Crown Jewels, the Tower of London is a building with a remarkable history. For over 900 years, it has been home to many British […]

Dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum – London

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Age of Dinosaurs – Monsters from the Jurassic Age at the Natural History Museum: London it seems is full of dinosaurs this summer. First, Dinosaurs have been Unleashed at the O2 Arena, and now the London Natural History Museum is to hold a major exhibition about dinosaurs this summer. The ‘Age of the Dinosaur’ shows […]

Golden Hinde – The Famous Galleon of Sir Francis Drake

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The Golden Hinde – A Replica of the Francis Drake Voyage Galleon: Berthed in St. Mary Overie Dock in the middle of London’s historic Southwark is the Golden Hinde, a full-size replica of Sir Francis Drake’s 16th century galleon which circumnavigated the world, sailing over 140,000 miles. Drake and his men sailed from Plymouth in […]

London Canal Museum – An Interesting Canal Museum

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A Fascinating Canal Museum that tells of the Role that London Canals  Once Played: Before the arrival of railways, London’s canals played an important role as commercial waterways where all types of cargoes were transported and trade carried out. The people who worked on the London canals, their boats and their cargoes and trade may […]

London Museums – Some Interesting Small Museums

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London’s interesting small museums: London is full of interesting museums and galleries that cover almost every conceivable subject matter.   The British Museum alone is said to hold 1.5 million objects in its collection and it would take a lifetime to see them all. But London also has a range of small museums that rarely […]