Wednesday, June 18, 2014

London – Top 10 Attractions

British Museum London
British Museum London
British Museum London
The British Museum is a museum in London dedicated to human history and culture. Its permanent collection, numbering some 8 million works, is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence and … Wikipedia
Address: Great Russell St, London WC1B 3DG, United Kingdom
Established: 1753
Hours: Open today · 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Architectural style: Greek Revival
Artwork: Rosetta Stone, Isabella Brant
Architects: Robert Smirke, John Russell Pope, Spencer de Grey, John James Burnet, Sydney Smirke, John Taylor - 

London Eye
London Eye
London Eye
The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London. Also known as the Millennium Wheel, its official name was originally the British Airways London Eye, then the … Wikipedia
Address: Riverside Bldg, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7PB, United Kingdom
Height: 443′ (135 m)
Construction started: 1998
Opened: March 9, 2000
Hours: Open today · 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Phone: +44 871 781 3000
Engineer: Jane M. Wernick
Awards: Structural Special Award

Madame Tussauds London
Madame Tussauds London
Madame Tussauds London
Madame Tussauds London is a museum and tourist attraction located in Central London, housed in the former London Planetarium. It is known for recreating life size wax models of celebrities. The attraction houses its famous Chamber of Horrors. Wikipedia
Address: Marylebone Rd, London NW1 5LR, United Kingdom
Hours: Open today · 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Phone: +44 871 894 3000
National Gallery London
National Gallery London

National Gallery London
The National Gallery is an art museum on Trafalgar Square in London. Founded in 1824, it houses a collection of over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900. Wikipedia
Address: Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN, United Kingdom
Hours: Open today · 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Phone: +44 20 7747 2885
Natural History Museum London
Natural History Museum London
Natural History Museum London
The Natural History Museum in London is a museum exhibiting a vast range of specimens from various segments of natural history. Wikipedia
Address: Cromwell Rd, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom
Construction started: 1873
Opened: 1881
Hours: Open today · 10:00 am – 5:50 pm
Architectural styles: Romanesque architecture, Victorian architecture, Romanesque Revival architecture
Architect: Alfred Waterhouse
Royal Museums Greenwich London
Royal Museums Greenwich London
Royal Museums Greenwich London
The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, London, is the leading maritime museum of the United Kingdom and may be the largest museum of its kind in the world. Wikipedia
Address: Park Row, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF, United Kingdom
Established: 1937
Hours: Open today · 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Phone: +44 20 8858 4422
Artwork: The Death of Nelson, 21 October 1805, Commander John Roberts RN, 1747
Architects: Christopher Wren, Inigo Jones
Science Museum London
Science Museum London
Science Museum London
The Science Museum is one of three major museums on Exhibition Road in South Kensington, London. It was founded in 1857 and today is one of the city’s major tourist attractions, attracting 2.7 million visitors annually. Wikipedia
Address: Exhibition Rd, London SW7 2DD, United Kingdom
Opened: 1928
Hours: Open today · 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Phone: +44 870 870 4868
Architect: Richard Allison

Tate Modern London
Tate Modern London
Tate Modern London
Tate Modern is a modern art gallery located in London. It is Britain’s national gallery of international modern art and forms part of the Tate group. It is the most-visited modern art gallery in the world, with around 4.7 million visitors per year.Wikipedia
Address: Bankside, London SE1 9TG, United Kingdom
Hours: Open today · 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Phone: +44 20 7887 8888
Architects: Jacques Herzog, Pierre de Meuron
Tower of London
Tower of London
Tower of London
Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress, known as the Tower of London, is a historic castle on the north bank of the River Thames in central London. Wikipedia
Address: London EC3N 4AB, United Kingdom
Height: 89′ (27 m)
Hours: Open today · 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Architectural style: Gothic Revival architecture
Phone: +44 844 482 7777
Function: Castle, Museum
Victoria and Albert Museum London
Victoria and Albert Museum London
Victoria and Albert Museum London
The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, is the world’s largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 4.5 million objects. It was founded in 1852 and named after Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.Wikipedia
Address: Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, United Kingdom
Hours: Open today · 10:00 am – 5:45 pm
Phone: +44 20 7942 2000
Founder: Henry Cole
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