London is the capital and largest city of England, and the largest city of Western Europe and the European Union, situated on the river Thames. It is a true international capital of culture, music, education, politics, commerce and finance. London is the most visited city in the world among international tourists and has the world's largest city airport system measured by passenger traffic.

London contains 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: The Tower of London, The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, The Palace of Westminster and Maritime Greenwich. The city is also home to many important museums, galleries and libraries, including the British Museum, the Natural History Museum, the National Gallery, Tate Modern and the British Library.

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London is the capital and largest city of England, and the largest city of Western Europe and the European Union, situated on the river Thames. It is a true international capital of culture, music, education, politics, commerce and finance. London is the most visited city in the world among international tourists and has the world's largest city airport system measured by passenger traffic.

London contains 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: The Tower of London, The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, The Palace of Westminster and Maritime Greenwich. The city is also home to many important museums, galleries and libraries, including the British Museum, the Natural History Museum, the National Gallery, Tate Modern and the British Library.

There are 229 museums in London.

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Exhibitions in London

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James Watt and our World
01Nov

James Watt and our World

Explore the legendary attic workshop of engineer James Watt, preserved as it was when he died in 1819. The workshop is an astonishing time-capsule containing its original furniture, windows, doors and...
Mantegna and Bellini
27Jan

Mantegna and Bellini

Comprising major loans of paintings, drawings, and sculpture, ‘Mantegna and Bellini’ compares the work of two pre-eminent artists who also happened to be related by marriage.
First World War in the Air
31Dec

First World War in the Air

Eleven years after the first powered flight, aviation emerged as a force capable of changing the face of battle. In 1914 the Royal Flying Corps numbered just 1,500 people. By 1918, when the Royal Air...
First World War Galleries
31Dec

First World War Galleries

In the new First World War Galleries, made up of 14 areas, visitors will discover the story of the First World War, how it started, why it continued, how it was won and its global impact, through the...

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