Enjoying the Museums of London
Millions of people visit London each year and each person seems to have their own agenda of the places they want to visit the most. For some, London is all about places like Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London or the Houses of Parliament. Others look forward to enjoying all of the great shopping that London has to offer. Still others come for the great entertainment and shows that can be found. While all of these things can provide you with a great deal of culture, insight and fun, you may have a much different interest in the city and want to spend time at the great museums available. There are over 200 museums in London, large and small that you can choose from on your trip, including:
• The Victoria and Albert Museum
The Victoria and Albert Museum is known around the world as perhaps the finest art, design and architectural design museum in the world. The museum was first founded back in 1852 and named for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and today houses over 4 million different objects and artifacts that you can examine. You are able to see some of the most fascinating works in the history and you can spend hours walking around admiring the architecture itself of the museum. As an added bonus, you are able to walk through Kensington Gardens to access the museum, giving you a very pleasant way of getting to the location.
Very close to the V & A Museum is the Science Museum. This museum is perfect for those that have a great interest in science and want to learn more about its history, technology and the many different branches involved. The museum is fascinating for adults and children alike and there are many different exhibits and presentations that you can have a look at. You can also take advantage of the IMAX Theater on site that often display is different movies relating to science.
Natural History Museum
For those that have a great interest in exhibits relating back to the natural world, the Natural History Museum can be the perfect place for you to visit. You are able to see relics and artifacts that are millions of years old, including dinosaur skeletons and items from prehistoric eras. This museum is located nearby to the other museum so that you are able to visit all three during your time in London.
Since many of the museums are so close together, you can make your trip to London a very exciting and interesting one by staying at one of the London luxury hotels in the Kensington area to keep you close to where the museums are. If you are looking for hotels near the Natural History Museum, you want to make a reservation at The Westbourne Hyde Park. The Westbourne Hyde Park is a beautiful luxury hotel located a short walk away from Kensington Gardens and all of the museums you will want to visit. The hotel provides you with high-class quality rooms and service to make your stay as comfortable as possible.
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