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Tag: Museums

Tower of London- Tower Bridge

Seeing the sights in London can be an expensive thing! Westminster Abbey, St. Paul’s Cathedral, and the Tower of London all cost between $20-35 USD to gain entrance. Out of the three main London attractions I wanted to see the Tower of London, the point of conflict, power, opulence, and death over the centuries. The Tower of London is not really a tower but a complex fort with gates and buildings strategically placed along the Thames River. Most famously, it is known as the place of beheadings of the wives of Henry VIII but was built long before that in Read More

Exhibition Road and More in London

In the South Kensington neighborhood of London is Exhibition Road- the home of Victoria and Albert Museum, Natural History Museum, and Science Museum. Stuck in my mind were the Victoria and Albert Museums’ grand halls, stairways, and glass sculptures from my previous visit 15 years ago. The space at Victoria and Albert Museum is impressive and it is one of my favorite museums in London. A lot of the exhibits cover household items through the centuries in different parts of the world, although mostly Great Britain. My favorite exhibits were the jewels and swords of course. The rows and rows Read More