Free Museums to Visit in London


Visiting London at any time of the year is truly exiting, with many places to see, visit and explore. It can also be extremely expensive, especially if you are with a family.

With this in mind we thought it would be a good idea to give you a list of our Top 10 Free Attractions in London, this has been put together with information supplied to us by the drivers at Harmony Cars, who regularly during the year take people on day trips around London and visit all the major sights, exhibitions and museums.

You can get to all the places listed by public transport , but for a more comfortable and convenient way to visit these attractions why not take a personal chauffeur car to drive you around. Harmony Cars can provide a price quotation or offer a full day’s visit to any destination of your choice, to contact them phone on 07976 374498 or email at:

1. National Gallery

Founded in 1824, The National Gallery houses over 2,200 paintings and is the fourth most visited museum in the world.

2. British Museum

The British Museum houses a enormous collection of art and artefacts from all over the world. At over 7 million works it is one of the largest museums in Europe chronicling culture through the centuries.

3. National Maritime Museum

Based in Greenwich also home to the Cutty Sark the National Maritime Museum is the largest Maritime Museum in the world showing British history on the seas. The history of the Royal Navy and also Horatio Nelsons Battle of Trafalgar coat.

4. Victoria and Albert Museum

Founded in 1852 the V&A houses a permanent collection of over 4 million decorative arts and design and recently housed the David Bowie collection and also the dresses of Princess Grace of Monaco

5. Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum was voted by our drivers at Harmony Cars as our most popular Central London Attraction and with over 75 million specimens it is not difficult to see why. You could spend days on end in this wonderful museum but we suggest you pick just one area and immerse yourself in its enjoyment. Famous for its dinosaur skeletons there is so much more to see and enjoy.

6. The Wallace Collection

Established in 1897 the museum features a range of fine and decorative arts and Old Master paintings housed in 25 galleries.

7. The Courtauld Gallery

Based in beautiful Somerset House the Courtauld collection includes drawings and paintings from medieval to modern times.

8. Royal Airforce Museum.

Based in Mill Hill, North London this is a marvellous place to take the children of all ages with over 100 aircraft chronicling the history of aviation and with surviving World War 2 aircraft. Well worth a visit as part of your full days Harmony Car trip incorporating other place of interest in the area for the younger visitors, like Harry Potter World which is fairly near.

9. National Portrait Gallery

The national Portrait Gallery house a collection of portraits of famous British people from William Shakespeare to modern artists and playwrights.

10. British Library

Last and not least the largest library in the world and a major research library with over 165 million items from around the world. With over 14 million booksthere is enough for the most avid reader and researcher.

we hope you have found this small snippet of ideas for visiting places of interest, and helpful. We would like to thank Harmony Cars for helping to compile this list.

Please remember that for all your transport needs please contact Harmony Cars or visit there web site for more information.

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