Natural History Museum
Jan06

Natural History Museum

Located in South Kensington, the Natural History Museum holds mores than 70 million items related to life evolution and earth science. The original collection belonged to Sir Hans Sloane who sold it to the British Government at a considerably low price. The collection was exhibited in 1756 in the former house of the British Museum until 1883 when the Natural History collection was moved to the building that it occupies today. Among...

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Science Museum
Jan06

Science Museum

Located in South Kensington, the Science Museum is a major tourist attraction due to its awesome collections related to science and technology. With more than 300,000 objects in its care, it illustrates the evolution of technology over the centuries but with particular emphasis in the history of Western science, technology and medicine. Objects that encouraged changes in history such as the first jet engine, a reconstruction of Crick...

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Madame Tussauds
Jan06

Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds is the wax museum located in Central London, next to the London planetarium. The museum presents sculptures of many sports, politics, and artistic figures, such as David Beckham, The Queen, Michael Jackson and Hitler among others. It is one of the major tourist attractions in London and the best known wax musseum in the world. Its founder, Marie Tussaud, started her career in Paris as a pupil of Dr. Philippe Curtis....

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National Gallery
Jan06

National Gallery

The National Gallery is the museum that houses the national collection of Western European paintingsfrom the 13th to the 20th centuries. This collection includes a wide spectrum of pieces from different masters such as Duccio, Picasso, Renoir, among others. The first paintings in the National Gallery collection came from the banker and collector John Julius Angerstein. These contemplate Italian works and fine examples of the Dutch,...

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British Museum
Jan06

British Museum

The British Museum has collections of human culture and history. Located in Bloomsbury, it was established in 1753 by an Act of Parliament. It contained more than 71.000 objects that had been collected by the physician and naturalist Sir Hans Sloan, who sold them to King George II in return of a payment of £20.000 to his heirs. It was the first national public museum in the world that granted free access to all visitors. Nowadays, the...

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Dancing
Jan06

Dancing

London inspires an artistic culture, where people could appreciate high level dancing shows. London dance shows could vary from classic ballet and Latin carnival to contemporary performance art. Dancing shows could be enjoyed all year round, including that smaller venues which host exciting dance spectacles. People from all over the world delight to see young dance talents, innovating with actual hip hop tendencies and contemporary...

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