London is the capital and largest city of England, and the largest city of Western Europe and the European Union, situated on the river Thames. It is a true international capital of culture, music, education, politics, commerce and finance. London is the most visited city in the world among international tourists and has the world's largest city airport system measured by passenger traffic.

London contains 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: The Tower of London, The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, The Palace of Westminster and Maritime Greenwich. The city is also home to many important museums, galleries and libraries, including the British Museum, the Natural History Museum, the National Gallery, Tate Modern and the British Library.

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London is the capital and largest city of England, and the largest city of Western Europe and the European Union, situated on the river Thames. It is a true international capital of culture, music, education, politics, commerce and finance. London is the most visited city in the world among international tourists and has the world's largest city airport system measured by passenger traffic.

London contains 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: The Tower of London, The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, The Palace of Westminster and Maritime Greenwich. The city is also home to many important museums, galleries and libraries, including the British Museum, the Natural History Museum, the National Gallery, Tate Modern and the British Library.

There are 229 museums in London.

Tours and tickets

These tours and tickets are available in London.

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These discounts and discount passes are valid in London.

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To see and do in London

Discover the best museums in London.

Exhibitions in London

These exhibitions are on display in London.

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Coral: Fabric of the Reef
09Sep

Coral: Fabric of the Reef

Inspired by the Museum’s Aquarium and Natural History collection, artist Karen Dodd uses woollen fabric – dyed and sculpted, and intricately bound and stitched – to draw attention to coral and coral r...
The Return of the Past: Postmodernism in British Architecture
27Aug

The Return of the Past: Postmodernism in British Architecture

The first exhibition devoted to Postmodernist British Architecture, this exhibition focuses on the movement’s ‘radical moment’ in the late 70s and early 80s through the lens of its five most important...
Three Pilots – One War Exhibition
09Dec

Three Pilots – One War Exhibition

Our latest First World War in the Air temporary exhibition is inspired by the experiences of three pilots during the First World War. Each pilot comes from a different country – Peter Falkenstein fr...
London Nights
11Nov

London Nights

Explore the capital after dark in a new, evocative photography exhibition at the Museum of London. Fusing portraiture, documentary, conceptual photography and film, from the late 19th century to the p...

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