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Tower of London

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British Museum

Tower of London and British Museum are both praised by professional reviewers writing for major publications. Overall, British Museum ranks slightly better than Tower of London. British Museum comes in at #2 in London with positive reviews from 9 reviewers including Frommer's, Michelin Guide and Time Out.

Tower of London and British Museum are both praised by professional reviewers writing for major publications. Overall, British Museum ranks slightly better than Tower of London. British Museum comes in at #2 in London with positive reviews from 9 reviewers including Frommer's, Michelin Guide and Time Out.

tripexpert score
92
#9 in London
location

Tower Hill, Tower Hill tube, London EC3N 4AB

endorsements
  • 9 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    Visitors to this turreted riverside castle enter a thousand years of history filled with cultural significance (but go early to avoid lines to see the crown jewels). Tudor fans can view... Full Review →

  • 14

    Concierge

    Founded by William the Conqueror in 1066, this huge fortified palace-jail-treasury-arsenal is the source of some of the most-famous tourist photo ops in all of England.

  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler

    The scene for many dramatic events during this country's history. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Nowhere else does London's history come to life so vividly as it does in this minicity of 20 towers filled with heraldry and treasure. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    On a sunny summer afternoon, the Tower, one of the best-preserved medieval castles in the world, can be a cheerful buzzing place. 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.

  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler Tick Editor's Pick

    Housed in one of Britain's architectural landmarks, the museum holds a collection of art and antiquities... spanning two million years of human history. Full Review →

  • 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 →

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