England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south.

The most notable museum in England is the British Museum in London. It houses more than seven million objects. The collection is one of the largest and most comprehensive in the world, illustrating the story of human culture in every continent from its beginning to the present.

The oldest art gallery is the National, which houses a collection of over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900. The Tate galleries house the national collections of British and international modern art.

English art was dominated by non-English artists throughout the Renaissance, but in the 18th century a native tradition became admired. It mostly consists of landscape painting, such as the work of Turner and Constable, but portraitists such as Gainsborough and Reynolds are also important.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south.

The most notable museum in England is the British Museum in London. It houses more than seven million objects. The collection is one of the largest and most comprehensive in the world, illustrating the story of human culture in every continent from its beginning to the present.

The oldest art gallery is the National, which houses a collection of over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900. The Tate galleries house the national collections of British and international modern art.

English art was dominated by non-English artists throughout the Renaissance, but in the 18th century a native tradition became admired. It mostly consists of landscape painting, such as the work of Turner and Constable, but portraitists such as Gainsborough and Reynolds are also important.

There are 2127 museums in England.

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Three Pilots – One War Exhibition
09Dec

Three Pilots – One War Exhibition

Our latest First World War in the Air temporary exhibition is inspired by the experiences of three pilots during the First World War. Each pilot comes from a different country – Peter Falkenstein fr...
Roman Dead
28Oct

Roman Dead

Last year, a Roman sarcophagus was found near to Harper Road in Southwark. As only the third sarcophagus discovered in London since 1999, archaeologists at Pre-Construct Archaeology began working imme...
Seized! The Borders and Customs uncovered
01Nov

Seized! The Borders and Customs uncovered

When you drop anchor at Merseyside Maritime Museum don’t miss Seized! The Borders and Customs uncovered - a permanent gallery unveiling attempts at smuggling and tax evasion that have kept our Customs...
From waterfront to Western Front Liverpool's First World War
01Nov

From waterfront to Western Front Liverpool's First World War

On 28 June 1914 the assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand ignited the spark that would lead to the most destructive war the world had ever seen. The First World War cost the lives of more...
Off Duty: High Spirits in Low Times
01Jan

Off Duty: High Spirits in Low Times

Long and unpredictable shifts often impacted on the health and wellbeing of staff at Bletchley Park during World War Two. In order to keep staff fit and well and able to work, senior management came t...

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