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.
Great Russell Street
Great Russell St., WC1
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British and international modern art museum...
46-50 Copperfield Road
Lambeth Rd., SE1
Exhibition Rd., SW7
Cromwell Rd., SW7
N. side of Trafalgar Sq., WC2
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Off Tower Bridge Approach
Tower Hill, EC3
King Charles Street
Clive Steps, at end of King Charles St. (off Whitehall near Big Ben), SW1