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  • VladTod
    Detroit, MI47 contributions
    What an outstanding experience, there is just so much to see. I didn't notice that i got stuck in churchill museum for too long (there is just so much history there to explore) and staff reminded me that they closing soon and i still have 17 more rooms too go. so i ran out of time. i would really need 3 hours for this place to see it all. so make sure you have enough time and buy your tickets on line, as the line was pretty long
    Written 2 July 2022
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  • Sherry L
    Los Angeles, CA38 contributions
    Works by so many masters! This is a must see for any art fan. It was incredible and its free! I love Monet and saw some really beautiful works. Could spend days here. Will definitely be back.
    Written 2 July 2022
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  • Evan W
    7 contributions
    So much to see and do that if you fail to plan you will easily become overwhelmed, as we did. Make sure you pre-plan a course of action. We felt slightly troubled by the fact many of these treasures were plundered (“taken”) from others, just be prepared, it is a bit unsettling.
    Written 3 July 2022
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  • Sherry L
    Los Angeles, CA38 contributions
    This museum is incredible. The Cast room is amazing but my favorite was to see all the fine jewels including the Londonberry Jewels and many others. I really enjoyed this and then had a nice spot of lunch in the courtyard watching kids play in the fountain.
    Written 2 July 2022
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  • RedShoesNottingham
    Nottingham, UK300 contributions
    Can't believe that this is free - in London! On a rainy day we spent three or four rather educational hours wandering around this museum in a beautiful building.
    Written 2 July 2022
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  • Catherine B
    3 contributions
    A great experience as a massive fan, absolutely loved the legend tour with Charlie George. Very informative, friendly and took time with everyone on the tour. Great opportunities for plenty of photos .
    Written 5 June 2022
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  • Suzanne H
    Brighton, UK28 contributions
    We went to the "Inspiring Walt Disney" exhibition with two granddaughters aged 7 and 10. There was an excellent video / games handset and headphones for the girls. We left the younger one to "play" and she was completely absorbed by the handset for at least 45 minutes. The older one also enjoyed the handset but we also encouraged her to look at some of the "real" exhibits. The section on anthropomorphism was a hit with her.
    Written 3 July 2022
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  • Mynonnie
    United States298 contributions
    We really enjoyed our time at this museum. The items they have procured for this museum are absolutely fascinating. I was stunned by many of the items. We went through both the WWI and WWII galleries. Unfortunately, we didn’t have enough time to see all of the galleries. We spent @ 2 1/2 hours there, which also included the 40 minute Bedlam to Baghdad guided tour. I highly recommend the tour. Our guide was excellent. Only wish I had had time to include the Holocaust guided tour during our visit. I probably could’ve used another hour or two in order to see everything that I wanted to see. The museum is free, but we did secure our tickets online beforehand. The guided tour was 20 pounds for 2 adults, which we also purchased ahead of time online.
    Written 1 July 2022
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  • Wsb01
    Toronto, Canada26 contributions
    You can explore all 9 levels of this world war 2 war ship and go almost anywhere. Our 13 year old son loved it as did my husband. Highly recommended.
    Written 25 June 2022
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  • B B
    Glasgow, UK6 contributions
    Great place to visit and very informative. Just a short walk from the tube station. Unfortunately the flight simulators were broken when we arrived. The RAF have funded the entire F35 programme from the profits of the cafe. Over £3 for a plain cheese sandwich !!!!! Bring your own food to avoid this total rip off. There were plenty of toilets and all in all a very good attraction.
    Written 3 July 2022
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  • Diana T
    Weston super Mare, UK266 contributions
    Wonderful art in the public galleries, we are so lucky to have this incredible collection available for free.
    However, I was very disappointed with the Walter Sickert exhibition. What on earth posesed the curator to hang dark painting on such darkly painted walls! Surely work that is already so dark in tone should be hung on white walls to reflect as much light as possible on it?
    By the way take a sandwich with you the members restaurant is rediculously expensive, two sandwiches and three drinks for over £36! They weren't even very good.
    Written 27 June 2022
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  • DavidWMcCulloch
    San Mateo, CA89 contributions
    Very good and quite interactive museum explaining the history of London from ancient times. My kids (13 and 10) especially enjoyed the fire and plague exhibits.
    Written 3 July 2022
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  • journeymaid48
    Fairport, NY1,006 contributions
    I went to see the Raphael exhibit on a rainy morning in London. It was worth the effort. The exhibit covered the many phases of the artist career and included drawings and sketches as well as paintings. His rondo work was exquisite. Plan on staying at least 90 minutes to two hours. It was absolutely tremendous.
    Written 3 June 2022
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  • starlightShanghai
    Victoria, Canada3,542 contributions
    The British Library is noted for its extraordinary special exhibitions, and its current stunning exhibition on gold is definitely extraordinary!

    The emphasis is on gold as used in manuscripts. Absolutely gorgeous!

    Went on a Saturday morning. No queues. In fact, except for two other people, had the place entirely to myself!

    Photos ok, but no flash. (Does anyone even use flash anymore?!)

    Exhibition runs from 20th May - 2nd October, 2022
    
    Written 19 June 2022
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  • louladou
    Horncastle, UK796 contributions
    Some really interesting artefacts from early tennis racquets and balls to signed clothing and trophies past and present.

    Museum runs in chronological order, and goes round in a loop. A must see if visiting Wimbledon championship.

    Took us about half an hour but you could spend longer here. No queue to get in and not overly crowded when we visited. Free entry to museum is included when visiting during the championship.

    Of course museum exits through the gift shop, not the cheapest of places but that’s to be expected.
    Written 3 July 2022
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