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  • British Museum: Some of the most astounding treasures of the classical world are housed in one overwhelmingly glorious neoclassical building.

  • British Library: The finest and rarest books on the planet, plus the Magna Carta, are laid open for your eyes.

  • Churchill War Rooms: A time capsule of the tense days of World War II and the most advanced biographical museum in existence.

  • Museum of London: Beside a remnant of a Roman wall, the city’s spectacular story is retold with the nonstop dazzle of precious finds.

  • National Gallery: Some 2,000 masterpieces, the cream of every genre, reside at what may be the best fine art collection in the world.

  • Natural History Museum: For kids, it’s all about the dinosaurs, but this “cathedral of nature” has major chops as a research facility, too.

  • St Paul’s Cathedral: Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece is the icon of London and a shrine to historic events and people.

  • Tate Modern: Bankside’s hymn to the “shock of the new,” a former power station, has just completed a milestone expansion.

  • Tower of London: Britain’s gruesome underbelly and its glittering Crown Jewels coexist in one sprawling city castle of stone.

  • Victoria & Albert Museum: Always evolving and growing, this is probably the world’s finest collection of decorative arts.

  • Westminster Abbey: Be awed by Britain’s ancient spiritual heart, where nearly 1,000 years of monarchs have been crowned and many are buried.

 

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.