Museums in London

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Museums in London

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  • Runevester
    Aalborg, Denmark313 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Hard to criticize something that is free but the exhibition itself is pretty old school with text boards and very little visitor interaction though there were some stands with custodians who presented various artifacts that you were allowed to touch. It probably has to be that way due to the large crowds. The building itself is also very impressive. Nearest underground station is Holborn on the (purple) Piccadilly Line.
    Written 3 March 2024
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  • dawn m
    London, UK98 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I Had prebooked my ticket a few days in advance but didn't seem much of a que away, I Walked around there is so much to see and I was pleasantly surprised how much I recognised as I've only just started getting into art, i only had 90 minutes freetime until I needed to return to work but i will return again and get the tour
    Written 1 March 2024
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  • Cheycf
    Cradley Heath, UK36 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Visited the V&A one afternoon whilst on a trip to London recently, it wasn't somewhere I would've chosen personally but my partner wanted to visit so off we went.

    The first thing you can't help but notice is how absolutely massive it is and how slightly confusing the layout is. My partner had a couple of specific things he wanted to see so we were able to find those but after that is just an endless maze of large rooms filled with a variety of objects. Some rooms I could quite happily have just given a cursory glance at and walked through quite quickly, it entirely depends on your interests of course but for me, there's only so many status I can look at before I find it gets a little repetitive. Other rooms were filled with all sorts of interesting bits, including items I wouldn't have thought I'd find interesting!

    It was much quieter than the other large museums we had visited during our a stay so it was a nice escape from the bustling crowds and noise. We only spent about two hours here as we'd been on our feet all day and were getting pretty tired and we barely even scratched the surface so if this is the type of place you want to really explore I would recommend at least a full day, if not more, in order to see everything.

    The building itself is very grand and any military/war enthusiasts won't want to miss the bomb damage to the exterior walls at the side entrance.
    Written 3 March 2024
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  • Thomas H
    London, UK12 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Natural History Museum in London is a captivating treasure trove of the natural world, showcasing awe-inspiring exhibits and interactive displays that will ignite your curiosity. From towering dinosaur skeletons to dazzling gemstones, the museum offers a fascinating journey through Earth's history and biodiversity. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, a curious explorer, or simply looking for an enriching experience, the Natural History Museum promises an unforgettable adventure for visitors of all ages. Come and discover the wonders of our planet firsthand – a visit to this extraordinary museum is an absolute must!
    Written 1 March 2024
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  • neet181
    Salisbury, UK352 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very interesting attraction, with chance to explore the history of Churchills war rooms. We also enjoyed lunch in the cafe where food is served in mess tins which is a nice touch, and the staff were really friendly and happy to answer questions about the rooms.
    Written 2 March 2024
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  • Christian Z
    4 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I went because I heard good things about it from friends and since it was included in the London pass, I decided to give it a go.

    The first part was a well thought out glimpse into the history of the bridge from Roman to Victorian times. Though the sets are a bit worse for wear, it was fun and the actors did their best to bring their characters to life. Especially the barman at the end was really engaging and I would have stayed and listened to him a bit longer.

    Afterwards the scary part of the experience begins, within a haunted house style walking attraction. As there are several real people in there to frighten you, expect a number of jump scares. You walk through different classic horror themed areas which give off a bit of a ghost train vibe adding to the experience. Some scares are really unexpected and if you go there with younger children you might want to opt for their guardian angel option.

    All in all a fun, scary experience.
    Written 22 September 2023
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  • BHaarlem
    Hengelo, The Netherlands9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A good overview of British war experiences up to the troubles in Northern Ireland. Not only focusing on campaigns and technology, but also on the experiences of those involved, the man and woman caught up in war
    Written 2 March 2024
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  • Jim S
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A real gem and it stands out as one of the best gallery visits in London. The presentation is exemplary. Just the right amount of information and the pictures are so brilliantly displayed to complement each other within each gallery. Not many galleries in London have such sophisticated curatorship.
    Written 28 February 2024
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  • Rigel_800
    Stafford, UK52 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We took our grandchildren here as a Christmas treat and they thoroughly enjoyed it. They loved being photographed with some of their favourite characters, especially in the Marvel and Star Wats zones. At the beginning of the walk through we found it difficult because the displays didn’t seem to have names and we aren’t into ‘celebrity’ but as you walk through there are clear plaques and information boards. We avoided the horror section as two of our group were quite young but they did enjoy the black cab ride through history. Overall, it’s great attraction for kids.
    Written 7 January 2024
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  • Poppy
    Coltishall, UK4 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good use of money and entertainment. Amazing actors who interact with you, lots of stuff to learn, wish I went on the electric chair at the end 😔
    Written 17 February 2024
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  • BHaarlem
    Hengelo, The Netherlands9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A complete history of a things British that can fly and fight. Hangars containing examples from WW1 up to modern times. Some rare examples captured during the wars as well like a nazi jet fighter, a Japanese Zero, an Italian CR.42. But also the ost war stuff is wonderfull. I truly was delighted to see their collection
    Written 2 March 2024
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  • Bluebellplasnewydd
    Cardiff, UK1,987 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I attended a talk on design of the sets for the films Barbie and Anna Karenina led by the two set artists and supplemented by film. It was fascinating and enlightening. Just as amazing was the Pigott Theatre which was the most comfortable theatre I have sat in. Masses of foot space with excellent audio-visuals and supportive chairs. A professional performance with a superb compere.
    Written 26 February 2024
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  • Joasi23
    South Yorkshire, UK1,409 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    4 star purely on the exhibition of zimingzhong . It’s a pay what you can system to book and was fabulous . We had no expectations and were blown away . So intricate and beautiful. The rest of the museum was very chaotic with lots of bored children running about .
    Written 23 February 2024
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  • James W
    Ashford, UK222 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun place to visit for a couple of hours, a mix of some great works of art and the usual nonsense you get in modern art (there's a canvas just painted white, another one painted blue and a Matisse that my 7year old said he could have done) but that's all part of the fun.

    And best of all most of it is free to visit!
    Written 22 February 2024
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  • BHaarlem
    Hengelo, The Netherlands9 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    One of the last examples still existing of British WW2 fighting ships. So many were scrapped, unlike their American allies. It is good to see one still afloat. Many volunteers on board can tell you all about it. Mighty ship!
    Written 2 March 2024
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