England Museums

British Museum

British Museum
The world’s largest collection of exhibits from all periods of human history
Great Russell St., WC 1
U Holborn or Russell Square
Tel. 0044- (0) 20-76361555
Mon.-Sat.: 10:00 am- 5: 00pm; Sun: 2.30 p.m. – 6.00 p.m.

Freud Museum

This is where Sigmund Freud lived after his escape from Vienna
20 Maresfield Gardens, NW 3
U Finchley Road
Tel. 0044- (0) 20-74352002
Wed.-Sun.: 12 p.m. 5:00 p.m.

London Dungeon

On atrocities of the past – for strong nerves!
28-34 Tooley St., SE 1
U London Bridge
Tel. 0044- (0) 20-74030606
Daily: 10: 00-17: 30

Madame Tussaud’s wax museum

A world-famous wax museum
Rock Circus on Piccadilly Circus
Mrylebone Rd., NW 1
U Baker Street
Tel. 0044- (0) 20-79356861
Mon-Fri: 10 a.m.-5.30 p.m.; Sat and Sun: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Museum of London

Presentation of the history of London
150 London Wall, EC 2
U Barbican or St. Pail’s
Tel. 0044- (0) 20-76003699 Tue.
-Sat.: 10: 00-17: 50; Sun.: 12: 00-5: 50 p.m.

Museum of the Moving Image (MOMI)

Museum of the History of the Moving Image, award-winning!
South Bank, SE 1
U Embankment or Waterloo
Tel. 0044- (0) 20-74012636
Daily: 10: 00-18: 00

Natural History Museum

Depiction of Earth History and Evolution
Cromwell Rd., SW 7
U South Kensington
Tel. 0044- (0) 20-79389123
Mon.-Sat.: 10: 00-17: 50; Sun: 11: 00-17: 50

British Library

The UK National Library holds over 150 million copies, making it one of the most important libraries in the world. It was founded in 1973 by the British Library Act. The British Library also contains numerous immeasurably valuable works, such as the “Diamond Sutra”, probably the oldest printed book, two Gutenberg Bibles, two copies of the “Magna Charta” from the 13th century and the oldest surviving copy of the “Beowulf”.

Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain

In memory of the Princess of Wales, this fountain was inaugurated in the southwest of Hyde Park on July 6, 2004 by Queen Elizabeth II. It was designed by landscape artist Kathryn Gustafson and consists of 545 individual pieces of granite. It has the shape of an oval brook bed.

Albert Memorial

The statue stands in Kensington Gardens just north of the Royal Albert Hall. Queen Victoria had commissioned the construction of the monument in honor of her late husband Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. Sir Gilbert Scott designed the memorial symbol in the Gothic style.

London Eye

London Eye is the largest ferris wheel in Europe. The tallest in the world is in Nanchang, China. The 135 m high landmark of London, built according to the designs of the architects David Marks and Julia Barfield on the south bank of the Thames, could not take place until long after the planned opening due to safety deficiencies. The passengers sit in capsules made of glass, each of the 32 capsules can accommodate up to 25 people. The bike goes so slowly that the 15,000 visitors who ride the London Eye every day can get on while the ride is in progress. Therefore the bike does not stop all day.

City Museum and Art Gallery in Birmingham
The City Museum and Art Gallery in Birmingham houses the largest collection of Pre-Raphaelist painting,

Museum of Science and Industry in Birmingham
The Museum of Science and Industry is home to numerous technical antiquities.

Barber Institute of Fine Arts in Birmingham
The Barber Institute of Fine Arts in Birmingham is located on the grounds of the University of Birmingham and exhibits paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens, Degas, Monet, Picasso and van Gogh.

Castle Museum in York
The Castle Museum is one of the largest ethnographic museums in England

National Railway Museum in York
The National Railway Museum in York exhibits 25 different locomotives, York Art Gallery The York Art Gallery in York presents works of art by numerous European painters.

Jorvik Viking Center in York
A visit to the Jorvik Viking Center is particularly adventurous, where you can travel back in time to the Viking Age in a carriage.

Whitworth Gallery in Manchester
The Whitworth Gallery in Manchester is housed in a red brick building by engineer Joseph Whitworth and houses an excellent collection of contemporary art as well as some examples of former regional industrial design.

Lowry Gallery arts center in Manchester
The Lowry Gallery arts center in Manchester, which opened in April 2000, is located in the middle of the rebuilt Salford Quays just outside the city center. The facility is an example of contemporary architecture, successful cultural development and urban planning. The modern glass and metal architecture is open and inviting, the program of the center varied and of the highest quality. It combines the performing arts with the visual.

The Beatles Story museum in the Albert Dock in Liverpool
The Beatles Story museum in the Albert Dock in Liverpool is reminiscent of the “Beatlemania” of the 1960s, when the band “The Beatles” became immortal

Tate Gallery Liverpool
The Tate Gallery Liverpool is the sister museum of the Tate Gallery London and after it houses one of the finest collections of contemporary art in Great Britain. It was opened in 1988 and offers a large permanent exhibition as well as numerous temporary exhibitions throughout the year.
Like the parent company in London, the gallery shows mostly art from the 20th century.

FACT arts center in Liverpool
The FACT arts center in Liverpool is one of the leading organizations for the presentation of film and video artists in the field of the art form “New Media”. Since it was founded in 1988, FACT has commissioned and supported over 100 digital media works of art. It always has an interesting program of contemporary British and international artists in exhibitions and screenings.

Walker Art Gallery Liverpool
The Walker Art Gallery Liverpool was founded in 1873 by the then mayor of the city Barclay Walker and has one of the most impressive art collections in the north of England. International artists are exhibited from the Italian Early Renaissance to Impressionism and an extensive collection of British artists from the 18th century shows works by Turner and Gainsborough, among others.

Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester-Castlefield
One of the most interesting museums in England is the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester-Castlefield. The main topic here is the industrial revolution and steam engines, airplanes and much more can be viewed.

Manchester United Museum & Tour Center
The Manchester United Museum & Tour Center is England’s first football museum and documents the history of the famous Manchester United club.

Museum in Gosford
The Submarine Museum in Gosford near Brighton has an interesting exhibition on the history of submarines.

This museum is located next to Southsea Castle on Clarence Esplanade. It documents the invasion of the Americans and British in 1944 in the German-occupied France.

Battle of Britain Museum
4 km. To the northwest of Folkstone, planes and zeppelins can be viewed in a former military airport.

Old Town Gaol
in the basement of Dover City Hall is the former city dungeon, now a horror museum.

The Salter Collection

The museum in Deal houses a collection of rockabilly period costumes.

Dickens Center
Here the literary world of Dickens is represented with wax dolls and film projections.

Dickens House Museum
The house on Broadstairs Beach houses personal belongings of the writer Charles Dickens.

Smuggler’s Adventure
Museum in Hastings
The Smuggler’s Adventure Museum was built in the expanded “St. Clemens Caves” near Hastings. During the Second World War, the caves were converted into air raid shelters; Today the life of the smugglers who used to hide in the caves is recreated here with the help of wax figures.

Flambards Village Theme Park
Old and new planes can be viewed at Flambards Village Theme Park near the Culdrove Military Airport.

The Christ Church Chapel of Oxford
The Christ Church Chapel is Oxford’s cathedral, on the site of which a college was built as early as the 8th century. The bells in the church tower “Tom Tower” by Christopher Wren ring every evening at 9:05 pm.

Museum of Costume and Assembly Room in Bath
The Museum of Costume and Assembly Room in Bath presents the former social and ball rooms in their old splendor after they were destroyed in the Second World War and later rebuilt. You can also admire precious robes from the 16th century.

Museum of Modern Art in Oxford
in the Museum of Modern Art in Oxford held numerous recognized exhibitions.

Museum of the History of Science in Oxford
The Museum of the History of Science in Oxford exhibits a variety of scientific instruments such as cameras, microscopes and sundials. A highlight is a table by Einstein.

British Museum