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Buckingham Palace

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British Museum

Buckingham Palace and British Museum are both highly recommended by professional reviewers. Overall, British Museum ranks slightly higher than Buckingham Palace. British Museum comes in at 94 with accolades from 9 sources including Frommer's, Time Out and Michelin Guide.

Buckingham Palace and British Museum are both highly recommended by professional reviewers. Overall, British Museum ranks slightly higher than Buckingham Palace. British Museum comes in at 94 with accolades from 9 sources including Frommer's, Time Out and Michelin Guide.

tripexpert score
93
#7 in London
location

Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1A 1AA

endorsements
  • 9 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    The residence and office of Her Majesty The Queen, Buckingham Palace is one of the few working palaces of the world. Full Review →

  • 14

    Concierge

    The queen's London pied-à-terre is not the most beautiful of palaces, but it's big.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    It's rare to get a chance to see how the other half—well, other minute fraction—lives and works. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    The setting is glorious, sat between two great sweeping parks (Green and St. James's) at the end of an elegant tree-lined boulevard (The Mall). Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    Built in 1703 for the Duke of Buckingham, Buckingham Palace replaced St James's Palace as the monarch's official London residence in 1837. Full Review →

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97
#1 in London

Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG

  • 11 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    Checking out the famously preserved mummies at the world’s oldest public museum is on many London wish lists, but there’s much more to the British Museum than ancient Egypt Full Review →

  • 14

    Concierge

    One of the single greatest museums in the world, the British Museum houses collections that date from the prehistoric to the modern—in sum, the works of mankind.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    This celebrated treasure house, filled with plunder of incalculable value and beauty from around the globe, occupies an immense, imposing neoclassical building in the heart of Bloomsbury. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    If the museum has one central, unifying theme, it's to provide an overview of the development of human culture, illustrated with items from all of the world's major civilizations. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    The country's largest museum and one of the oldest and finest in the world, this famous museum boasts vast Egyptian, Etruscan, Greek, Roman, European and Middle Eastern galleries. Full Review →

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