Tourist Attractions

WARNING…LOTS MORE TO SEE!

Beyond Camden Market London has 100s of tourist attractions to suit all ages. In this section you can find information about a few of them, and links to explore further.

Historic & ICONIC Transport

LONDON’S TRANSPORT MUSEUM

London’s Transport Museum takes you on a historic journey of London’s most iconic and famous transport models including the Taxi, Tube and London Buses. A great morning or afternoon out for all the family.

THE HOME OF BRITISH GOVERNMENT

THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT

Houses of Parliament is a site rich with English heritage and history. The oldest portion, Westminster Hall, dates back to the eleventh century reign of William II. Westminster has been used by Parliaments since 1295 A.D.

SIR CHRISTOPHER WREN’S CATHEDRAL

ST PAUL’S CATHEDRAL

Set upon the highest point in the city, London’s famed St. Paul’s Cathedral comprises an iconic piece of both the city’s skyline and the country’s history

QUEEN VICTORIA’S MUSEUM 

VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM

The Victoria and Albert Museum, also called the V&A, is named after Queen Victoria, the monarch of the United Kingdom and Ireland from 1837 to 1901, and her husband, Prince Albert, who died in 1861. It contains close to 5 million objects within 145 galleries dedicated to four categories of the decorative arts and design.

2 million years of history & culture

THE BRITISH MUSEUM

Visitors to the museum are taken on a trip through time and around the world. Home to the world’s largest collection of antiquities from Egypt, the British Museum’s collection includes the famous Rosetta Stone, bust of Ramses II and the mummy of Cleopatra.

150 MILLION WRITTEN WORKS TO BROWSE

THE BRITISH LIBRARY

The British Library, originally part of the British Museum, has over 150 million items: books, magazines, manuscripts, videos, prints, drawings and music recordings. It is the national library of the UK and the largest library in the world by total item count.

Documenting the history of conflicts

THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM

Founded in 1917 to record the efforts of the British Empire during the Great War, the museum’s current goal is to foster the study, education and understanding of modern warfare while relaying a sense of the wartime experience.

LONDON’S MOST ICONIC BRIDGE

TOWER BRIDGE

Don’t make the mistake of calling it London Bridge, the iconic Tower Bridge is iconic and also makes use of one of the largest bascule bridge mechanisms ever conceived.

GET UP CLOSE UNDERWATER 

SEA LIFE LONDON AQUARIUM

Visitors are immersed in an underwater world when they walk through the London Aquarium’s Shark Reef Encounter exhibit. 16 sharks swim throughout the three-floor exhibit, which also features heads from Easter Island. At the interactive Shark Academy, visitors can feel actual shark skin and learn about these fascinating creatures.

LONDON’S MOST INFAMOUS BARBER

SWEENEY TODD, FACT OR FICTION?

The tale of Sweeney Todd, a barber who murdered and then cooked his victims into pies during the late 1700s, is one of the most macabre and sinister to have ever come out of London.

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