Art and Museums

Victoria & Albert Museum

Victoria and Albert Museum is the world's largest museum of art and design - paintings, sculpture, ceramics, furniture, jewelry, books, photography and a lot more.

Tate Britain

Tate Britain is mostly presenting 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.

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.

The British Museum

The British Museum tells the history of the human development through the objects collected from all over the world, in different periods of time. The Galleries are divided geographically and by eras: Africa, America, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece and Rome, Asia, Europe, Middle East. Some of the famous objects displayed at the museum include Rosetta Stone, The Lewis Chessmen, Colossal bust of Ramesses II.

Royal Academy of Arts

Royal Academy of Arts is more than an educational institution and is open to visitors. Their exhibitions are diverse and you can expect to see paintings, sculptures, installations and so much more.

The National Gallery

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.

The 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.

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