Mercure London Kensington Hotel is absolutely ideal for visiting museums in London. London’s Museum Quarter is actually next to our modern 4-star hotel in Kensington. If you appreciate art and design, a trip to the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) is essential. A fun and rewarding experience for all the family, the London Science Museum takes you on a journey of discovery, from inventions of old to glimpses into the future of the Universe. Study ancient fossils and understand the world better with the history of life itself at the Natural History Museum in London. Most museums in London are free.
Breath-taking from the outside alone, the Natural History Museum is one of London’s most beautiful buildings.
Founded in 1837, the Science museum is one of London’s most visited attractions.
With a permanent collection of over 4.5 million objects, the Victoria & Albert Museum is the world’s greatest museum of art and design.
Opened in 1759, the British Museum is filled with fascinating and strange objects from all over the world.
With over 2,300 works of art accessible for free, the National Gallery is ideal for those looking to spend their entire day admiring the paintings, or those looking for a whistle-stop tour.
Filled with international modern and contemporary art that is designed to inspire, a walk around this gallery will definitely get you thinking.
Opened in 1985, this contemporary art gallery is a favourite amongst tourists and locals alike.
Brush shoulders with the stars as you get the chance to get up close and personal with waxworks of your favourite celebrities.
Three world-class museums, a world-famous concert hall and a memorial to Queen Victoria’s husband Albert constitute the area known as Albertopolis, between High Street Kensington and Gloucester Road Tube stations.
Opened in 1953 The Melbourne Cricket Club Museum is the oldest sports museums in the world. Its collection established in 1864 however extent back even further.
Established by royal charter in 1882 The Royal College of Music is world's top conservatoires located in Kensington, London. For those who are more musically inclined, there is a free entry to the museum.
Many aficionados would suggest this in a heartbeat. Handel and Hendrix in London is a famous museum opened in 2001 dedicated to the lives of the 2 genius’s George Frideric Handel and the Jimi Hendrix, who both lived in Brook Street address, and both are from different sides of the musical spectrum and are laid out with supporting photography and film.
Quirky and quaint Sherlock Holmes museum located on Baker Street .The Victorian terraced house inclusive with in costume staff are happy to reply questions whilst you idle away an hour or so admiring this faithfully accurate on point Victorian apartment.
The Serpentine Galleries located in Hyde Park, London have been winners of modern art for over four decades.