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London: Tower of London and Crown Jewels Exhibition Ticket

1. London: Tower of London and Crown Jewels Exhibition Ticket

Take a tour of the timeless Tower of London – part of British history since the 11th century. This UNESCO World Heritage Site was built in 1086 by William the Conqueror.  Discover London’s castle – a secure fortress, royal palace, and infamous prison. Spot the ravens that live on the premises and find out why they are known as the guardians of the Tower. Stroll across Tower Green to see where many executions took place, including those of 2 of Henry VIII's wives. You will also have access to the inside of the tower. Prepare to be dazzled by the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom. These priceless symbols of the British Monarchy compose the greatest working collection of crown jewels in the world. Pore over the 23,578 gems, including the glistening Imperial State Crown - this piece alone has 2,868 diamonds, 273 pearls, 17 sapphires, 11 emeralds, and 5 rubies. Gain valuable insights into the Towers History from some of its most famous residents, The Yeoman Body. Whilst Tours may be currently unavailable, the Yeoman Warders will be on hand to provide fascinating stories of the Tower through the ages.

London Transport Museum Day Pass

2. London Transport Museum Day Pass

Visit London Transport Museum in the heart of Covent Garden. The Museum explores the powerful link between transport and the growth of modern London since 1800. Historic vehicles, world-famous posters, and objects from the Museum’s collection tell the story of London’s development. Horse-drawn buses to the world’s first underground railway and the creation of the Underground map and colorful displays show how transport sustains London. From the famous bullseye Tube logo and Johnston typeface to the diagrammatic Tube map, discover these collections of posters and graphic art.

Emirates Stadium Tour

3. Emirates Stadium Tour

Explore behind the scenes at Arsenal Football Club and let a host of Arsenal stars share their match day experiences with you on a tour of Emirates Stadium. Get ready to take your place in the changing room, walk down the tunnel and imagine the roar of 60,000 fans. Reveal player stats and highlights of their best moments through the shirt cam, while the tour cam brings your experience to life with interactive access to never-before seen footage. Looking for somewhere to grab a bite to eat after your tour? Why not visit Chapman’s (located outside the Armoury Store), serving a wide selection of food and drinks including teas and coffees, sandwiches, paninis, wraps and much more. Visit the Arsenal Museum, founded in 1886, Arsenal has a wonderful history from the club’s time at Woolwich, Highbury and Emirates Stadium. The newly refurbished museum offers visitors the chance to take in a number of exciting exhibits. Many of the items on display were kindly donated by former players who hold a special place in Arsenal’s history. Highlights include Jens Lehmann’s goalkeeper gloves that he wore for every league match of the unbeaten ‘Invincibles’ season in 2003/04, Michael Thomas’ boots from Anfield ’89 and Charlie George’s FA Cup Final shirt from 1971. The museum also features two impressive video theaters and twenty major displays based on Arsenal’s proud history.

Tower of London and Tower Bridge VIP Early-Access Tour

4. Tower of London and Tower Bridge VIP Early-Access Tour

Feel like a VIP on an exclusive, early access tour of the Tower of London and Tower Bridge in central London. Meet your guide at Tower Hill Underground Station. Then, skip the lines to London’s most historic royal palace at the Tower of London. Watch the official opening ceremony by the Yeoman Warders. Go inside to look at the Crown Jewels without the crowds. Then, walk over to Tower Bridge and skip-the-lines to the Tower Bridge Experience. Learn the history of London’s most famous bridge, and enjoy panoramic views down the River Thames. Look inside the Victorian Engine Rooms to see the coal-driven engines that used to power the opening of the bridge. See exhibits that explain the workings and history of Tower Bridge for a more immersive experience.

London: Tower of London Early Access Tour with Beefeater

5. London: Tower of London Early Access Tour with Beefeater

Explore one of the oldest monuments in London on an early morning guided tour of the Tower of London, and see the Crown Jewels before the crowds arrive. Skip the long lines to the legendary site, where 3 English queens were executed, and get a brief introduction to the origins of the attraction before you meet one of the Yeomen Warders, more commonly known as Beefeaters. Learn about the traditions of these elite guardsmen, historically responsible for the prisoners at the tower and for safeguarding the Crown Jewels. Journey through centuries of British history and see where Guy Fawkes was put on trial. Marvel at magnificent orbs, swords, rings, crowns and scepters used for royal ceremonies and coronations. Stay at the Tower of London to explore at your own pace once your official tour is over.

London: Madame Tussauds, London Eye & SEA LIFE Combo Ticket

6. London: Madame Tussauds, London Eye & SEA LIFE Combo Ticket

Begin at the iconic Madame Tussaud’s and make your way up the red carpet to see all your favorite stars. Get personal with A-list celebrities, sporting legends, political heavyweights and historical icons, as well as the Royal Family on the Royal Balcony. Join the ultimate party, mingling with the likes of Eddie Redmayne, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Tom Hardy. Then, visit The London Eye and get up close to Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace; you can even see as far as Windsor Castle on a clear day. Experience London from a different angle on the world’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel, 135 meters above the city. Step into your capsule, enjoy the gradual rotation and just stand and stare at the hustle and bustle beneath you, the beautiful sunset over the city or the thousands of twinkling lights after dark. Finish at one of Europe’s largest collections of global marine life, SEA LIFE London. Journey through 14 themed zones laid out over 3 floors, discovering thousands of underwater creatures, from green turtles to sharks. Meet the creatures of the rainforest and immerse yourself in the world of creepy crawlies, crocs, and critters.

London: Jack the Ripper Museum Tickets

7. London: Jack the Ripper Museum Tickets

As you step through the front door of the Jack the Ripper Museum you’ll take a step back in time to the London murders of 1888. For 2 hours you’ll be immersed in the dark world of Jack the Ripper and his victims. Explore Mitre Square, and see a realistic and terrifying waxwork recreation of P. C. Watkins discovering the body of Catherine Eddowes. Once you have seen the murder, meet the murderer by visiting Jack the Ripper's sitting room, complete with medical instruments, books, maps, letters, and a fascinating collection of weird and wonderful Victorian Ripper memorabilia. Pride of place goes to prime suspect Walter Sickert’s original drawing of the body of a woman on a metal bed, appropriately signed in red ink. Whitechapel Police Station was the epicenter of the Ripper investigation. In the museum's recreation of the Police Station, you’ll see all the evidence presented on the crime scene boards. Inspect the From Hell and Dear Boss letters, as well as original newspapers and police artifacts. See the whistle that P. C. Watkins blew to call for help when he found the body in Mitre Square, together with his notebook, handcuffs, and truncheon which are on display to the public for the first time. These are the most significant Ripper-related items outside Scotland Yard’s private Crime Museum. In the attic of the museum, you'll see a recreation of Mary Jane Kelly’s bedroom, the scene of the Ripper’s most horrific murder. Experience how his victims lived and hear the life stories of the women he murdered. This poignant and moving room displays domestic photographs of the women and their families, boots, bonnets, a metal framed bed with a straw mattress, and the meager possessions of poor Victorian East End women. Finally, if you dare, enter the morgue, where you can study the actual autopsy photos and read the reports of the horrific mutilation and murder of the 9 women that fell victim to the Ripper's knife.

Skip-the-Line Natural History Museum London Tour

8. Skip-the-Line Natural History Museum London Tour

From the earth’s beginnings to the dawn of our species, this museum houses some 80 million specimens in a labyrinth of galleries. Your expert guide will navigate you through them, introducing you to characters like Sophie the Stegosaurus and the skeleton of the long-gone Dodo along the way. You’ll catch a glimpse of the rare Archaeopteryx – the alleged missing link between dinosaurs and birds. You’ll be mysteriously drawn to the Cursed Amethyst and stand awestruck by the enormous slice of a Giant Sequoia, both marvels of the natural world. Visit the casts of victims from the volcanic disaster at Pompeii and learn about civilizations that once used human skulls as drinking vessels. By the end, you’ll no doubt have a greater appreciation for the natural world all around you, and for the world-class collection that the Natural History Museum has amassed over the years.

Buckingham Palace: The Queen's Gallery Entrance Ticket

9. Buckingham Palace: The Queen's Gallery Entrance Ticket

Visit the Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace and soak up its extravagance. The building that originally stood on the site of the current Queen’s Gallery was designed by John Nash as one of Buckingham Palace’s three identical conservatories or pavilions in the form of Ionic temples. It was constructed on the south-west corner of the Palace, facing the garden, and was completed in 1831. The conservatory was converted into a private chapel for Queen Victoria in 1843, but destroyed in an air raid in 1940. At the suggestion of The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh, it was redeveloped as a gallery for the Royal Collection in 1962.   The current Queen’s Gallery was opened by Her Majesty The Queen in May 2002, as part of the Golden Jubilee celebrations. It hosts a programme of changing exhibitions from the Royal Collection.

London: Entrance Ticket to the Cutty Sark

10. London: Entrance Ticket to the Cutty Sark

Make your way to the Cutty Sark experience, part of the Royal Museums Greenwich complex, and climb aboard the sole surviving tea clipper, celebrated for her great voyages around the world. Initially built for the China tea trade and launched in 1869, the Cutty Sark’s original wooden planks and iron frames have been meticulously conserved. An ambitious 6-year conservation project saw the ship raised over 3 meters from the ground, giving visitors the unique opportunity to stand directly underneath this miracle of the oceans and observe her elegant lines and ground-breaking design. The Cutty Sark has now been developed into an award-winning museum and visitor experience, and your entrance ticket will allow you to explore her in full. Discover what life was like on board a true survivor of the seas, see the sailors' quarters and take the helm at the ship's wheel.  


Best museums in London 

Attracting millions of travelers each year, London is one of the most visited cities in the world. Rich history, beautiful art and architecture, and vibrant culture… No wonder so many people flock to London. In a city with so much to do, you might be wondering where to start. To get a taste of the city’s culture and history, check out a few of the city’s museums. What are the best museums in London, you ask? Keep reading to find out! 

History museums in London

Aching to delve into the city’s past? Visit the Museum of London, the Tower of London, and the British Museum. These museums let you learn for learning about London history.

The Museum of London will provide you with an excellent overview of the story of the city. Permanent galleries in the museum share the city’s history, going back to before the city itself was even built, and stretching up to present-day London. Special exhibitions and displays are featured throughout the year.

Tower of London 

As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Tower of London (which is really a castle) is brimming with London lore and history. During a visit to the Tower, you’ll get a chance to see the world-renowned Crown Jewels and the Tower Green, where many infamous executions took place. Don’t miss the free Yeoman Warder tours if you want to hear the stimulating and intriguing stories of the castle’s past. Keep in mind that the Tower of London gets busy, so you’ll probably want to arrive early or book your tickets in advance.

The British Museum 

Of course, the true crown jewel of London history museums is the famous British Museum. Note that it is one of the largest museums in the world, so you have literally millions of artifacts and art pieces to explore here. The exhibitions retell the story of world history from the very beginnings of humanity up to present-day cultures. With free entry, you have no excuse to miss it.

Tower Bridge

As one of the most famous architectural structures in London, the Tower Bridge has to be included in this list of best museums in London. The Tower Bridge is open to visitors nearly every day of the year (except the 24th to 26th of December), so you have no excuse not to visit.

Visiting the Tower Bridge means that you’ll get treated to stunning panoramic views of the city. Informational images and photographs line the walls of the bridge’s walkways, explaining city history, landmarks, and more. You can buy tickets on site when you arrive, but you can get discounts by purchasing tickets online before you go

Art museums in London

Art aficionados, make yourselves at home in London. In this city, you have plenty of great art museums to explore! For a truly royal experience (pardon the pun), check out the Queen’s Gallery in Buckingham Palace.

The Queen's Gallery

The Queen’s Gallery faces the palace garden and was originally opened in 1962. Through the years, the gallery has grown and expanded. Now you can see more than 400 works of art on display at any given time (rotating exhibitions from the Royal Collection).

Tate Modern

For those who prefer something a bit more contemporary than the Royal Collection, you’ll want to pay a visit to Tate Modern. This contemporary museum features rotating exhibitions and special events throughout the year. Admission to the museum is free but note that some of the events and exhibitions will require an extra fee for admission.

Unusual museums in London 

If you’re looking for something a bit different from the normal museum experience, London’s got you covered.

Jack the Ripper Museum

For those who appreciate a taste of the macabre and the creepy, you won’t want to miss out on London’s Jack the Ripper museum. Yes, this famous serial killer has his own museum, and it’s the only one in the world dedicated just to him. This informative museum is full of artefacts: newspaper articles, autopsy photos, and other reports. You’ll find yourself immersed in the grim world of this horrific murderer.

Body Worlds

If you’re interested in something a bit less dark but still want to see some bodies, then check out Body Worlds. More than just quirky, this museum is a full-on scientific, artistic, and educational experience. The museum’s tagline, “Discover the beauty beneath your skin,” invites you to see yourself and humanity like you’ve never seen it before. What makes Body Worlds so unique? Every single anatomical specimen in the museum is from a real human body. No fake-looking plastic models in here! You want to know an interesting tidbit? Body Worlds is in fact the only real human exhibition with its own donor program. Thousands of donors worldwide have agreed to donate their bodies for display in Body Worlds.

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What people are saying about London

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Is was wonderful 2 hours at Madamme Tusaud and I don’t get bored. To many think to see. And the Little stories about London past fascinated me. I was arrive at home and search more and more about United Kingdom, royal family, madamme Tusaud and everything. I want to repet the experience every year.

We had a great morning at the Tower and would recommend this to anyone visiting London. So much to see, and definitely take the tour into the Chapel, very entertaining!

Really interesting, lots to see, staff were extremely friendly and helpful.

Full of great information and delivered by an excellent guide/beefeater.

Wonderful place to visit and beautiful Christmas decorations