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30 Top Days Out In London Checklist

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Days Out In London explore amazing museums and historic attractions in vibrant London you’ll never run out of things to do. This checklist offers 30 top places to visit on your day out in London offering brilliant history to learn and explore.

The capital city of England founded by the Romans about 50 AD originally named Londinium. London has survived everything history could throw at it deadly diseases like the plague and the black death, fires, civil war,  the German air raids (the Blitz), and so much more. Experience the modern and ancient historic past.

Days out in London don’t have to cost a fortune so many are free. Why not visit  Pudding Lane in the City of London where the great fire of London started.

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Tower of London

Tower of London – Crown Jewels and the infamous Tower ravens.

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Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey – UNESCO World Heritage Site Royal Church.

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St Pauls Cathedral

St Pauls Cathedral – Anglican cathedral 1,400 years old.

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The British Museum

The British Museum – FREE – Collection of world art and artifacts.
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Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum – Specimens from various segments of natural history.
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The Science Museum

The Science Museum – Touch and experience science first-hand.
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Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace – Official London residence of the UK’s sovereigns.
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Victoria & Albert Museum

Victoria & Albert Museum – World’s largest museum of applied and decorative arts and design.
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Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall – Distinctive concert hall.
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Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace – Royal residence set in Kensington Gardens.
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Hyde Park

Hyde Park – Largest of four Royal Parks Grade I-listed park in Central London.
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Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square – Public square with wonderful fountains and architecture.
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Palace of Westminster

Palace of Westminster – Palace of Westminster and the Houses of Parliament.
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Big Ben

Big Ben – The nickname for the Great Bell of the clock at the Palace of Westminster.

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Leicester Square

Leicester Square – Square in the West End of London.
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London Bridge

Tower Bridge – London’s famous bridge with a glass floor and modern exhibitions.
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The National Theatre

The National Theatre – Performing arts venues.

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The London Dungeon

The London Dungeon – Recreates various gory and macabre historical events.
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London Eye / Millennium Wheel

London Eye – Best views of London. Far-reaching views of London from a huge Ferris wheel overhanging the river Thames.
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View from the Shard

View from the Shard – London’s tallest building.
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London Transport Museum

London Transport Museum – Museum of urban transport.
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Imperial War Museum

Imperial War Museum – FREE – Imperial War Museums explores conflict from WW1 to the present day.
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National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery – FREE – Most extensive collection of portraits in the World.
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Royal Opera House

Royal Opera House – Covent Garden ballet and opera.
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HMS Belfast

HMS Belfast – Royal Navy warship surviving Second World War.
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Cutty Sark

Cutty Sark – Historic sailing ship.
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Shakespeare's Globe

Shakespeare’s Globe – The Globe Theatre reconstruction of an Elizabethan playhouse associated with William Shakespeare.
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Museum of London

Museum of London – FREE – The story of the history of London from prehistoric times to the present day.g.
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The Barbican

Barbican – Art forms including dance, film, music, theatre and visual arts.

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