The top museums in the U.K.
One of the greatest museums on the planet, a repository of astounding artifacts from throughout human history all around the globe, from the Rosetta Stone to the Parthenon Marbles to an Easter Island moai and much, much, much more
The ancient Thameside castle at the heart of London, where London began, ravens roam, and Yoeman Warders guard the Crown Jewels
England's greatest repository of Old Masters paintings, with works by Leonardo, Botticelli, Rembrandt, Monet, Degas, and more
The Cabinet War Rooms and Churchill Museum in the underground bunker from which Britain waged World War II
London's Royal Residence, from the State Rooms and royal gardens to the Queen's Gallery and the (yawnfest) changing of the guard
The ancient ruins of a Roman-era bath under the 18C and 19C spa
Set your watch by the actual Greenwich Mean Time clock, straddle the Prime Meridian line that divides the eastern and western hemispheres, and tour the fascinating little museum about it all
Fantastic modern art museum in a massive former power plant, with blockbuster exhibitions and a fab gift shop and bookstore
The world's greatest museum of decorative arts—and so much more (this from someone who hates crafts museums)
A fantastic bit-of-everything museum including Old Masters paintings
The history of London Town from prehistoric times to the 21C, told in artifacts, scale models, archaeological finds, photographs, and paintings
Visiting the State Rooms of Buckingham Palace
There is a unqiue eway to guage the age of a pound coin. The portrait of the Queen on it shows her at whatever her age was at the time it was minted.