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Popular architectural marvels in central London - Revel in the genius

London, a busy city and the capital of England is home to many marvellous architectures as its history dates back to the earliest at the 2nd century. Both visitors and natives alike are still looking at these buildings in awe every day.


The British Museum

The British Museum is known to be one of the world's oldest and historical buildings and it was built in the year 1759. For the most part, this building has history, craftsmanship, and culture of mankind that goes back to more than 2 million years. From that point onward the collection of artefacts from all over the world can be found in bits and pieces in this museum. There are more than 13 million items in the British Museum and it will definitely take more than one day for you to look around if you love history and anything to do with it.


The natural history museum

This building draws in more than 5 million visitors on a yearly basis. The natural history museum was opened in the year 1881 on Cromwell Road and has about 80 million species in a display which goes back to about a billion years. This museum has many innovative displays and is one among the best of London's most flawless showcases. Hotels you might look to stay at which is a few minutes away from the natural history museum would be the Dorsett City London Hotel.


The Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum can be found in South Kensington and is famous for being the best historical centre for art as it is home to more than 3000 years of human innovation with collections from around the world. The British galleries, the medieval renaissance galleries and more take you through the history of Britain with excellent artwork. This museum is quite close to the science museum.


The science museum

The science museum is also located in South Kensington and was built in the year 1857. This building has an annual walk in about 3.3 million guests. The science museum is well known for having a gathering of more than 300,000 chronicled items. Such items include the Stephenson's rocket, the puffing Billy, the principal fly motor, and the old age steam motors. The latest addition to this science museum is the Imax 3-d cinema which showcases science and nature documentaries that embark knowledge to its visitors on a daily basis. Close to this historical centre, you can find a variety of 4 star hotels in Central London.


The Museum of London

The Museum of London is located in the centre of the city and is perfect for the travellers who are interested in gaining knowledge of the history and background of this ancient city. This museum has memorable figures and antics within its archives which date from the ancient days to the present day. The exhibition halls have the biggest history collection on earth with more than 6 million unique items that speak of the capital's war-ridden past when it was under the rule of the Romans and the Saxons. This history also includes civil wars and fires.


The imperial war museum

Just like the name suggests the imperial war museum is dedicated solely to covering the history of the war in London. From accounts of those who lived during the time to recorded items found after such wars, you can find all sorts of details from the world war 1 here.

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