List of Free Art Galleries and Museums in London

London sees more art and history lovers as compared to any other city in the world, and the reason for this is that the enormous range of art and history collections that represents more than 3000 years of human history is present in London’s Museums. The museum’s collections range from human history and modern day fashion and arts to science. The best thing is that visiting most of these museums is free of charge and you don’t even need to spend a penny to watch such type of costly items. However, you may have to pay for some paid special exhibitions but normal entries remain free. Following is the list of some museums and art galleries that can be visited for free.


  • 1

    The National Gallery

    National Gallery is situated near Trafalgar Square and there are more than 1200 very popular art paintings displayed there. So it’s a great place to visit - free of cost!

  • 2

    Natural History Museum

    Natural History Museum is situated in South Kensington and it is one of the other three very famous Museums in the area. It reflects all natural wonders of the world and is famous for huge dinosaur skeletons present there.

  • 3

    British Museum

    British Museum is one of the oldest Museums in the world as it was opened in 1753. There are more than seven  million unique and historical objects present in the it which makes it a great place to visit.

  • 4

    Tate Britain

    Tate Britain is also known as national gallery of British art. Art stuff from 1500 till date is present there.

  • 5

    Science Museum

    Science Museum displays models of some of the greatest science discoveries. It was founded in 1857. It also has a portion that displays future technology trends.

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    Victoria and Albert Museum

    V&A Museum is also situated in south Kensington. Art objects from more than 3000 years back are present in this museum. Not only that, but it also has 1700 art objects from the British collection of art.

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