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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

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British Museum

Both are recommended by expert reviewers. Overall, British Museum is the choice of most professionals compared to Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. British Museum comes in at 94 with approval from 9 reviews including Travel + Leisure, Fodor's and Lonely Planet.

Both are recommended by expert reviewers. Overall, British Museum is the choice of most professionals compared to Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. British Museum comes in at 94 with approval from 9 reviews including Travel + Leisure, Fodor's and Lonely Planet.

tripexpert score
91
#12 in London
location

Kew Road, Richmond, Kew TW9 3AB

endorsements
  • 8 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Enter the Royal Botanic Gardens, as Kew Gardens are officially known, and you are enveloped by blazes of color, extraordinary blooms, hidden trails, and lovely old follies. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    It's essentially a vast scientific research center that also happens to be extraordinarily beautiful. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    In 1759 botanists began rummaging around the world for specimens they could plant in the 3-hectare plot known as the Royal Botanic Gardens. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 54

    Built between 1844 and 1848, it houses practical tropical species (coffee, cocoa) and more ornamental varieties. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    The finest botanical gardens in the country were begun by Sir William Chambers in 1756 at the request of Augusta, Princess of Wales. Full Review →

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97
#1 in London

Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG

  • 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 →

  • 9

    Time Out 69

    One of the world's oldest museums, the British Museum is vast and its collections, only a fraction of which can be on public display at any one time, comprise millions of objects. Full Review →

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