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British Museum

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Royal Albert Hall

British Museum and Royal Albert Hall are both rated highly by travel writers. On balance, British Museum ranks significantly better than Royal Albert Hall. British Museum comes in at #2 in London with positive reviews from 9 reviews including Fodor's, Travel + Leisure and Michelin Guide.

British Museum and Royal Albert Hall are both rated highly by travel writers. On balance, British Museum ranks significantly better than Royal Albert Hall. British Museum comes in at #2 in London with positive reviews from 9 reviews including Fodor's, Travel + Leisure and Michelin Guide.

tripexpert score
97
#1 in London
location

Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG

endorsements
  • 11 endorsements
  • 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 →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    The British Museum is one of the most remarkable institutions of its kind and its collections encompass a vast span of historical civilisation. Full Review →

  • 57

    Not For Tourists

    Newly covered Great Court is architectural manna. Full Review →

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92
#11 in London

Kensington Gore, London SW7

  • 7 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's

    Best-known as the venue for the annual July–September BBC Promenade Concerts—the "Proms"—with bargain-price standing... tickets sold on the night of the concert. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    In addition to being a great concert venue, the Royal Albert is also one of London’s great landmarks, and you don’t need a seat to enjoy it. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    Built in 1871, this huge, domed, red-brick amphitheatre, adorned with a frieze of Minton tiles, is Britain’s most famous concert venue and home to the BBC’s Promenade Concerts. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 53

    A Victorian creation but in the Italian Renaissance style, the Albert Hall (1867 to 1871) is brick built with a terracotta frieze bringing to mind the triumph of Art and Literature and a metal Dome. Full Review →

  • 57

    Not For Tourists

    One stunner of a music hall, inside and out. Full Review →

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