British Museum

British Museum The British Museum in London UK is one of the tourist attractions in the United Kingdom.It is the oldest museum in the world.The museum is complete with treasures obtained by Victorian travelers and explorers. The artifacts include Egyptian mummies, the exquisite Pre-Christian Portland Vase, and a 2000 year old corpse that was discovered in a Cheshire bog. The reading room is now open to the public. The initial collection was bequeathed by Sir Hans Sloane, a Chelsea doctor in 1753. It became a magnet for all the loot being amassed by the British Empire through the nineteenth century. In the 1880s the natural history collections were transferred to South Kensington. Entry to the Museum is free to all visitors. A charge may be made for temporary exhibitions, although not to young people aged 16 and under.

Other Attractions of England

Barbican Art Gallery British Parliament & Big Ben Buckingham Palace
Cabinet War Rooms Kensington Palace London Eye
Queen's Gallery St. James Palace The Victoria and Albert Museum
Tower Bridge