There are thousands of free museums in Britain in London to visit. You can visit many kinds of museums such as history, design, science, giant stuffed walruses museums. If you have a chance to visit London, please don’t miss these museums.
The free museums in London are among the biggest ones in Britain. Discover Aztec art and Egyptian mummies at the British Museum, marvel at the fascinating dinosaur exhibition and iconic blue whale at the Natural History Museum, take the kids along for the interactive exhibits and awe-inspiring objects at the Science Museum and immerse yourself in all things art and design at the V&A Museum, and of them are free.
In addition, Liverpool has one of the most impressive collections of free, including the recently opened Museum of Liverpool, which documents the history of the city. Glasgow’s Riverside Museum is another new destination for those who love museums. Inside, it’s Scotland’s Museum of Transport, outside, it’s a waterfront landmark designed by internationally-renowned architect, Zaha Hadid.
Besides, there are also some small museums such as Homiman Museum, London or Guidhall in Leicester and Leeds City Museum.
Top 10 free museums
The free art galleries
Let start with the classic Galleries. You should not pass up a chance to see Van Gogh’s Sunflowers at the National Gallery in London, the portraits of King Henry VIII at London’s National Portrait Gallery, Picasso’s Weeping Woman at the Tate Liverpool, The Lady of Shalott at the Tate Britain in London.
At Tate Modern, a free modern art gallery within an old power station by the River Thames in London. In this place you’ll find Rothko, Pollock, Warhol and Hockney hanging out with the latest innovative sculpture artist commissioned to take on the Turbine Hall.
Let combine culture with exercise at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Explore 500 acres of historic landscape, where you’ll find open-air displays by some of the world’s famous artists, with five indoor galleries. If you are interesting in sculpture, don’t miss the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, where three galleries showcase historical and contemporary sculpture through a program of exhibitions.
Free art galleries are a great way to find out more about the history of an area. Take the Millennium Gallery in Sheffield, where you can discover the history of the city’s trade in the Metalwork Collection, or the Permanent Collection at the Burton Art Gallery in Devon, which delves into the history of the local area.
Top 10 free art galleries in England