London West End

Until 19 Feb 2023
Headless Egyptian bust from third century BC showing hieroglyphics
This exhibition in the British Museum’s Sainsbury Exhibitions Gallery is a tribute to the scholarly endeavour exerted over many centuries in trying to decode the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic script. It is timed to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the...
£18 (Adult)
Ongoing
Children playing among the fountains at Somerset House
The current Somerset House, a magnificent neoclassical structure built at the end of the eighteenth century as a home for various government departments, especially those linked to the Navy and tax offices, also served as an early home of the...
Ongoing
Madame Tussauds London Exterior Sign
More than 260 years ago, Madame Tussaud was born in France. At age 16, she started making waxwork models, beginning with philosopher Francois Voltaire. In 1835, 33 years after she introduced her first traveling exhibition to the British Isles, a...
£33.50 (Adult)
Ongoing
The neo-classical facade of London's National Gallery, as seen from Trafalgar Square
The National Gallery possesses more than 2,300 European masterpieces, one of the world’s greatest collections of paintings. Trafalgar Square, seen as the centre of London, was chosen by Parliament in 1831 to be the site of a new gallery which...
Ongoing
ZSL London Zoo giraffe enclosure
Open for research and education since 1828, ZSL London Zoo is the world’s oldest scientific zoo. It is managed by the Zoological Society of London, an international research and conservation charity. The zoo opened to the public in 1847 and...
£35.50 (Adult)
Ongoing
London Transport Museum exterior
Situated in the heart of the Covent Garden Piazza, the interactive family-friendly exhibitions and installations of the London Transport Museum delve into more than 200 years of the capital’s transportation history, featuring fascinating human interest stories, original vehicles to explore...
£21 (Adult Annual Pass)