There are a lot of museums in London. Londoners are proud of their museums: the British Museum, the Science Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum. Crowds of people visit the National Gallery admiring beautiful collection of pictures. Some of them more than 700 years old.
British Museum The British Museum displays historic objects from many cultures, including ancient Egypt, Greece and Roman British. It opened in 1759, making it the oldest public museum in the world. Its present building date from Victorian times, thought it was recently extended.
Museum of Childhood The Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood tells the story of childhood from the sixteenth century to today. It has one of collections of toys in the world. As well as toy, you can see childrens furniture and clothes, including a complete Victorian girls wardrobe. There are workshops and events based on the collections, too.
Natural History Museum The Natural History Museum has a huge collection of animals, plants, rocs and fossils. The display are designed to let you discover things for yourself and hands-on activities. The museum has interactive online exhibitions, too.
Science Museum The Science Museum is designed to help people understand science both past and present. The display show everyday machines as well as very advanced ones, from ordinary calculators to real spacecraft.
Madame Tussauds Madame Tussauds is the world's most famous wax museum. Every year, over two million visitors go there to see the lifelike wax figures of famous people. You can see famous actors, models, sports, royals and politicians. Famous criminals are kept in the Chamber of Horrors.