Discover London Museums

London museums come in all shapes and sizes, from the grand Victoria and Albert museum to the cosy Pollocks Toy museum.  I have visited them all and have pleasure in bringing you my unique and personal view. I can assure you that they will all amaze and delight.

There are 93 London Museums 
to be discovered on this site

The Must See Museums

Although there are many museums in London there are a few who are considered a must see, I have listed these below.

London's Best kept Secret Museums

Specialist Topics 

Including:

  • Design Museum
  • Garden History
  • Fire Brigade
  • Childhood
  • Canals

Unusual Topics 

Discover something a little bit different. 

  • Sherlock Holmes
  • Cartoons
  • The Clink
  • Museum of Brands
  • Fan Museum
  • Sir John Soanes

Military 

Discover Britain's rich military history.

  • Calvary
  • Army
  • RAF
  • Imperial War
  • Cabinet War Rooms

Medical 

  • Hunterian (Surgery) Museum
  • Wellcome Collection (Medical Science)
  • Old Operating Museum
  • Alexander Fleming Laboratory
  • Anaesthesia Heritage Centre
  • Optical Association
  • Great Ormond Street Hospital
  • Langdon Down Museum
  • Order of St John
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Don't forget to check out some of the other fantastic museums too. See below.

You can also find information about places to stay and even compare the prices on hotels around London.

Sport Museums

  • Wimbledon Lawn Tennis
  • Marylebone Cricket Club
  • Arsenal Football Club
  • Chelsea Football Club
  • World Rugby
  • River and Rowing

Historic Houses

London is full of fascinating historic houses too.

  • Dr Samuel Johnson's House
  • Leighton House
  • Dickens Museum
  • Hogarth's House
  • Handel House
  • Keats House
  • Dennis Severs House
  • Lindley Sambourne House

London Boroughs Local Museums

There are many small museums celebrating London's smaller suburbs.


To make the most of your trip to London I have put together a few pages to make your visit as easy, pleasant and affordable as possible. After all I know just how expensive and hectic things can be when you're away from home. 

Where To Stay In London

Whether you are looking for luxury, boutique, cheap hotels or perhaps an apartment might suit you best. 

Find the best deals here.

London Day Trips

Day Trips around London and getting the most from your trip. 

Make discovering London fun and easy by signing up for organised tours.

New Exhibitions and Events

There are always changing exhibitions and events happening in our museums. Subscribe to our Site to be kept up to date.

Free Museums

Although most of London's Major Museums are free, donations are very welcome to ensure that they remain free.


There are many places on the site where you can leave your own reviews of the museums you have visited in London, why not share your own experiences of our great museums.

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