Things to Do on a Day Trip in London

London has a lot to offer, apart from the pubs and clubs most people end up visiting. There is a lot of culture and history to the city, especially because of the presence of people from different backgrounds, adding even more diversity to the mix.

If you are touring London and wish to spend a complete day visiting places, you’ll find this guide helpful. The city has something for everyone and once you are done with our list, you’ll be able to choose the perfect place for your visit, depending on your interests.


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    Victoria and Albert Museum

    Known as the world's greatest museum of art and design, the Victoria and Albert Museum is ideal for a day trip if you have a keen interest in arts, fashion and related exhibitions. The museum is open daily from 10:00 to 17:45 and till 22:00 on Fridays.

    Visit official site here.


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    Science Museum

    The Science Museum has been open since 1857 and is visited by nearly 3 million people every year. Whether you are passionate about science or simply curious about how things work, you should visit the museum, located on Exhibition Road and open daily from 10:00 to 18:00.

    More details here.


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    Imperial War Museum

    The Imperial War Museum has 5 branches, which shows how popular it is. Whether you are a history buff or simply want to know about the world wars, your day will be well spent at the IWM.

    The London branch is also going to be putting up new First World War galleries very soon.

    Details here.

    Imperial War Museum has 5 different branches in England, being a conspicuous testimony of the attraction this museum is.    Address: Lambeth Road, London SE1 6HZ, United Kingdom. View Map. Telephone: +44 20 7416 5000 ‎ Visit Imperial War Museum’s website.  Things to Do in London
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    Hyde Park

    One of London's largest parks, Hyde Park is a treat for natural lovers and makes for the perfect picnic spot or a day trip to relax in the greenery and serenity it offers.

    You can learn more here.

    Hyde Park
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    Natural History Museum

    The Natural History Museum is one of three museums located on Exhibition Road, and provides a huge collection of natural science research you can view.

    Visit official site here.


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    Sea Life London Aquarium

    The Sea Life London Aquarium is visited by 1 million people each year and offers and exquisite marine experience, with a variety of creatures on display and tons of special offers and shows. You can even get discounts by buying tickets online and if you want, get a pass to feed live sharks!

    More details here.

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    Ripley's Believe It Or Not! London

    If you've watched the amazing show itself, now you can walk in any time of the day into the building to amaze yourself live! There are several attractions on offer, and you can check out their details here.

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    Madame Tussauds London

    Madame Tussauds needs no introduction. If you want to get photos with your favorite celebrities, this is where you can walk in and meet all of them. Her statues are the closest things to the  real deal.

    Find out more here.

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    EDF Energy London Eye

    The London Eye is a landmark known around the world. It attracts millions of tourists over the year, guaranteeing spectacular views.

    Learn more about the London Eye here.

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    Buckingham Palace

    Buckingham Palace has been the residence of England's Monarchs and is also a major tourist destination. The signature royal guards are known throughout the world as visitors line up to take photos with them.

    Find out more details here.

    Buckingham Palace

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