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007 Hoo

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The museums


London has the best museums in the world, and they are appropriate activities for London's weather. Budget a whole day for the British Museum. Don't forget the Imperial War Museum or the Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms. The Natural History Museum is very good. Don't be fooled into thinking that the V&A is an art museum - it's a historical artifact museum. The Tower of London is a mixed experience of an English history museum and a dreary castle experience. If you want to glimpse the royal life, head out to Windsor. If you're into real art, I'm sure that there's plenty of good there, although I couldn't figure out what displays were actually art and what was just building fixtures at the Tate Modern.

(In response to this post by Trigon)

Posted: 04/19/2017 at 08:44AM



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