Educational in London

Think of London as if it is one massive classroom. Learning while visiting is inevitable. Taking back a pocket full of knowledge to pass on is highly encouraged. We have complied a list of London's top educational things to do.

Military history buffs can explore the Imperial War Museum for an in depth look at England's military involvement. There is even a mock up of a WWI trench so realistic it's chilling. The Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms provide a look at WWII from the Prime Minister's perspective.

For science and nature head to Knightsbridge and visit the Science Museum and the neighboring Natural History Museum. Further afield in Greenwich take a look into astronomy and time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich.

Take a look back at life in London at the Museum of London including an in depth investigation to the Great Fire of 1666. Discover how the shipping industry changed London at the Museum of the Docklands in Canary Wharf or explore the beginning of education at the Ragged School Museum.

A trip to London would not be complete without a bit of the fascinating history of the Monarchy. Buckingham Palace, Royal Mews, Guards Museum, British Library and the Tower of London all offer tours and talks on the subject.

Art lovers must walk the halls of the great all galleries of London. The National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, Tate Britain, and Tate Modern houses some of the world's highly regarded works of art.


British Museum

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Great Russell Street
Great Russell St., WC1

London's Top Historical Attraction... read more

Tate Modern

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Bankside
Bankside, SE1

British and international modern art museum...
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Ragged School Museum

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46-50 Copperfield Road

The history of the east end... read more

Imperial War Museum

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Lambeth Road
Lambeth Rd., SE1

People Behind the Wars... read more

Science Museum

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Exhibition Road
Exhibition Rd., SW7

Interactive history of science... read more

Natural History Museum

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Cromwell Road
Cromwell Rd., SW7

Earth and Life galleries... read more

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Royal Observatory Greenwich

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Blackheath Avenue

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National Gallery

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Trafalgar Square
N. side of Trafalgar Sq., WC2

Art Treasures Overlooked by Newson... read more

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Tower of London

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Off Tower Bridge Approach
Tower Hill, EC3

Beefeaters and Crown Jewels... read more

Cabinet War Rooms

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King Charles Street
Clive Steps, at end of King Charles St. (off Whitehall near Big Ben), SW1

A Maze of Wartime Activity... read more
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