We have compiled this list of Londons museums. There's something to interest almost anyone and a terrific day can be had for the price of transportation as many of the best museums are free. Admission to the museums shown in RED is free.
Barbican Centre London's Cultural Powerhouse
Bank of England Museum
Museum of Childhood
British Film Institute,
South Bank. History of film and television.
British Museum - one of the world's greats.
Engine House. Thames Tunnel.
Charterhouse -The Charterhouse is a former Carthusian monastery in London, located between Barbican and Smithfield Market
Churchill War Rooms, Churchill's WWII headquarters during the Blitz
Clink Prison Museum, South Bank
Design Museum South Bank by Tower Bridge.
Dr. Johnson's House
Museum, 17 Gough Square.
FA Premier League
Hall of Fame
Fan Museum, Greenwich. Fans and fan making.
Fashion & Textile Museum
Fitzroy House - Exhibition of Ron Hubbard's early life from boy scout to explorer.
Florence Nightengale Museum - A tribute to the famous nurse in Lambeth.
Foundling Museum, Brunswick Square, London. Britain's original home for abandoned children and London's first ever public art gallery.
Freud Museum - Sigmund Freud's home in Hampstead.
Geffrye Museum, Kingsland Road. Period rooms, English interiors and styles.
Gilbert Collection, South Building and Embankment Building at Somerset House. Free to full-time students, under 18.
Globe Theatre - Shakespeare's theatre reconstructed.
Grant Museum of Zoology
Handel House Museum Handel & Hendrix in London
Imperial War Museum
Jewish Museum, Camden. A look at Jewish life in Britain and beyond.
Kew Bridge Steam Museum
Kew Transport Museum
Leighton House Museum, the former studio-house of the great Victorian artist Frederic, Lord Leighton (1830-1896).
London Canal Museum
Cockney Museum. Home of London's Guild of Pearly Kings and Queens,
and London's Eels Pie and Mash Club.
London Film Museum
London Transport Museum at The Piazza in Covent Garden.
Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum
Museum of Childhood, Cambidge Heath Road. UK's national collection of toys and games, children's costume, nursery furniture and baby equipment, in an outstanding red-brick historic building.
Museum of London - The largest, most comprehensive city museum in the world.
Museum of Garden History, Lambeth, London
Museum of the Moving Image, Closed for redevelopment.
of The Royal College of Surgeons
Army Museum Chelsea
National Gallery houses one of the greatest collections of European painting in the world.
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place. Their collection of the likenesses of famous British men and women is unrivaled.
National Maritime Museum & Royal Observatory, Greenwich.
National Science Museum - Info on exhibits, galleries, events. Extensive listings, good site.
Natural History Museum
Operating Theatre Museum
Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
River & Rowing Museum Henley-on-Thames
Royal Academy of Arts
Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon
Royal Botanic Gardens
Science Museum Located on Exhibition Road
Serpentine Gallery is situated in Kensington Gardens and is one of London's favorite exhibition sites for modern and contemporary art.
Somerset House Home to the Courtault
Insitute Gallery, the Gilbert Collection and the Hermitage Rooms
Sherlock Holmes Museum 221b Baker Street
Sir. John Soane's Museum, at 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, houses the extensive collection of antiquities and personal effects of Sir John Soane's acquired during the 1780s and his death in 1837. Check their site for hours of operation.
Tate Britain The Tate Gallery Millbank site - British Art past and present.
Tate Modern, on the South Bank. Britain's new museum of modern art.
The Wallace Collection - One of the greatest private art collections given to the nation by Sir Richard Wallace. Site includes visitors info, collection history, painting reviews, minitures, armour.
The William Morris Gallery part of the Arts & Leisure Department of the London Borough of Waltham Forest. Includes a picture library, news, links to other William Morris sites, an online exhibition...
Theatre Museum Covent Gardens
The British Museum - one of the world's greats.
Wellington Museum Home of 1st Duke of Wellington.
Treasures of the Science Museum
Victoria & Albert Museum
Whitechapel Art Gallery Modern & contemporary art.