The most important sights of the museum include the Iranian gold treasure collection, the Oxus jade turtle, the Benin African ivory the Japanese samurai helmet and the sword, the King’s Tomb of the King of England, Sutton Hoo, the elephants and whales from Scotland found in Scotland. The museum also features one of the oldest board games in the world: the royal game of Ur and of course the Rosette stone.
Exhibition Road -Museum Street
There are two huge parks and at least three interesting museums in the Kensington district. Kensington and Hyde Park’s extensive parkland and on the other hand Natural History Museum, Victoria-Albert Museum, and Science Museum.They are museums in London with free entrance.
Victoria Albert Museum
The Victoria-Albert Museum’s collections were originally intended for art and design students, It was to educate via copies or plaster casts of masterworks for those who could not afford to travel to see original works – the statues of Michelangelo and Donatellos David. Also copies of the Portland vase and Trajan’s column are in the museum.
The collections of the Interior Museum are huge (approx. 2.25 million items) and diverse ranging from photographs and statues to posters and a variety of imaginative utensils and fashion creations.
The museum has its own department of British interior design history and major South Asian culture departments. The golden age of British colonialism emanates from fascinating objects from different cultures: quite a collection of gods and their statues, tableware, and gold items from Thailand, India, Pakistan and Tibet.
Natural history museum
The exhibitions in Natural History Museum are inventive and dramatic and fun, which is sure to appeal to the younger audience and children.
If u want to see funny museums in London with children this museum is for you.
In the large hall, at the entrance greets the big and black Diplosaur skeleton, and there are plenty of skeletons or imitations of ancient lizards in the museum. There is a also lively plastic moving and roaring Tyrannosaurus Rex in dramatic lighting in museum.
You see the natural history and geology of the earth millions of years ago, the treasures of nature: rough diamonds, emeralds, topazes and many gemstones that inspired the nation back to the sea for conquests.
The main collections are free, but there are also special exhibitions with entrance fee.
The Science Museum is located on the same Exhibition Road as the V / A and the Natural History Museum. The museum presents achievements in English applied science. There is the work of James Watt, the inventor of a steam-powered machine, which created the conditions for industrial revolution and machine-based production. But in the museum there is many other exhibitions about science that are partly free, but other you have to pay entrance fee.
Trafalgar Square Square is home to a large column from the naval battle winner Admiral Nelson. There are a lot of people, tourists and street artists gathering on the square, featuring live music.
Also nearby is the National Portrait Gallery, where you can admire the portraits of British characters National Gallery is a London-based art museum founded in 1824. It is located in a building designed by William Wilkins, built between 1832 and 1838 and later expanded on Trafalgar Square. The National Gallery’s collections represent all the trends of Western European art from late Middle Ages to Impressionists.
The National Gallery collection contains over 2,300 works. The most famous are Rokeby Venus by Velázquez, Temeraire Fighter by Turner and Vincent van Gogh´s Sunflowers.
You may also want to look at the Leonardo da Vinci Cave Madonna, Rembrandt’s mature self portrait and The Ambassadors and Giovanni Arnolfini and his wife by Hans Holbein.
Tate Modern is an art museum renovated in an old power plant, located by the Thames behind a young birch forest. Museums in London are popular and Tate is the world’s most popular museum of modern art with 5-6 million visitors each year.
The museum is largely free: only special exhibitions have access fees. The Tate Modern consists of a huge Turbine Hall, the center of the building and on the second floor of the Chinese sculpture of Ai-Weiwei. There are tanks on the sides where performances are given. There are two multi-storey towers next to the Turbine Hall, both with showrooms.
They can be accessed by an escalator and by a lift if you are unable to walk through all four-robe layers where the works are displayed. You can also reach the top 10 floors of the Tate Modern with a lift, which can be viewed from a contemporary London perspective.