These London museums have free admission. Some exhibitions within the museums might require an entry ticket, but there is a ton of things to see free of charge.
Admission to The British Museum is free, but there are also free tours at the museum. The collection of the British Museum is, simply put, enormous. If you love history, if you want to learn about the history of mankind and different civilizations, The British Museum is an absolute must-visit in London. Plan to dedicate the whole day to the visit, or split it into several visits (even two may not be enough). The British Museum tells the history of the human development through the objects collected from all over the world, in different periods of time.
V&A Museum - Victoria and Albert Museum is the world's largest museum of art and design. Admission to V&A Museum in London is free of charge, however some galleries might require a ticket. The collection at the museum is immense - paintings, sculpture, ceramics, furniture, jewelry, books, photography and a lot more.
Museum of London - there are permanent and temporary exhibitions. The permanent ones are divided by historic eras: London before London, Roman London, Medieval London, War, Plaque and Fire, and other periods in London's history up to the present day.
Imperial War Museum - Imperial War Museum in London covers the period from First World War up to the present day. It features exhibits and information on the UK participation in wars and military conflicts as well as Britain's actions to help achieve and promote peace.
National Portrait Gallery - National Portrait Galley was established in 1856 and was dedicated to portraits only. The current collection has over 200,000 portraits from 16th century to the present day.
The National Gallery offers not just free admission, but also free tours. There are works by Da Vinci, Rembrandt, Van Gogh, Michelangelo, Botticelli, Rubens and many other great artists. Some of the famous paintings are Madame de Pompadour at her Tambour Frame, Rembrandt's Self Portrait at the Age of 34, Van Gogh's Sunflowers (it is one of four Sunflowers paintings), The Baptism of Christ to name a few.
Royal Air Force Museum- Royal Air Force Museum in London is a large exhibition that includes 100 aircrafts, engines, missiles, uniforms and other attributes of Royal Air Force. It covers the period from First World War up to the present day.
Saatchi Gallery - paintings and installations from artists all over the world, constantly updated exhibitions, opening up new talents to the world of contemporary art makes Saatchi Gallery a magnet for art lovers, and one of the most visited museums in London.
Science Museum - incredibly interesting exhibits that explain complex science in simple language. Exploration of space, sea, the role of technologies and so much more!
Tate Britain - historically it was mostly focused on the modern art, but with opening of Tate Modern, most of the modern art exhibitions moved to Tate Modern, and Tate Britain is mostly displaying traditional British art, with some 500 years of British art on display.
Tate Modern - Tate Modern is collection of modern art: paintings, sculptures, installations and more, including works by Salvador Dali and Pablo Picasso.
Free events at British Library - the British Library hosts a significant part of the mankind's knowledge. There are over 150 million items at the library, including not only books, but also manuscripts, maps, publications, music notes.
Wellcome Collection - rhe main focus of Wellcome Collection in London is, according to the museum, exploring the connections between medicine, life and art in the past, present and future.