Oh, London — That centre of everybody’s travel dreams. London is has a huge variety of attractions, historical, contemporary, fashion, literature, music, theatre, business, and last but not least, tourist attractions. Choosing the Top 10 Attractions In London is bound to leave out a few excellent alternatives, but at least you’ll know that you can’t go wrong with the 10 I picked for you now.

Starting with tourist attractions, most surprisingly for London being a world city and one of the best tourist destinations for all budgets, luxury … down to budget tourist accommodation available,…. many of the London’s best tourist attractions are FREE for visitors.

Amazing.

London’s Top 10
tourist attractions

British Museum 

This museum hosts just the best range of objects that will fascinate and tickle the imagination of young and old. You can find arti-facts from around the world from prehistoric to modern times.   Does that mean there are dinosaurs there on display??? Take a look and find out… It’s free.tate-modern-museum-london

Tate Museum

One of the world’s most important museums. It is Britain’s national museum of modern art and hold very important expositions of world famous contemporary artists.  It is located in an iconic former power station. Unique. Worthy of a visit. And best of all, your visit to the permanent collection will be free. 

National Gallery

The London National Gallery holds one of the world’s greatest collection of European paintings from 1250 to 1900.

Natural History Museum 

Ah,… you guessed it right!  THIS is the museum where you can find the infamous dinosaurs in London.  The museum houses the collection of the biggest, tallest and rarest animals in the world.  And yes, it is FREE!

EDF Energy, The London Eye

This is still the world’s highest observatory wheel with spectacular views over London. Yes, there’s an entry fee, but it’s worth it for most of us!

Science Museum

Another free museum with over 40 galleries and 2000 hands-on objects.  Must go with the kids. So fun!


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Victoria & Albert Museum

This museum could be called a celebration of art and design, with collections of ceramics, furniture, fashion, sculpture and a lot more.  This museum also has free entry.

Madame Tussauds

Paid, but world famous. Madame Tussauds London houses famous faces from the worlds of showbiz, sport, politics and royalty.  A fun visit for a rainy day.

National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory

The last of the free tourist attractions I have here for you is this museum which lets you discover seafaring and stargazing. It’s in Greenwich.

Tower of London


Tower Of London

This tower represents more than 900 years of history and includes the Crown Jewels! It’s on the list of Unesco’s World Heritage Sites.

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(Note: this selection of London’s top tourist sites is based on actual visitors in 2010, as recorded by the UK TFL government)