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Natural History Museum

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Tate Modern

Natural History Museum and Tate Modern are both highly recommended by professional reviewers. On balance, Tate Modern ranks slightly better than Natural History Museum. Tate Modern scores 96 with approval from 12 sources including Travel + Leisure, Departures and Michelin Guide.

Natural History Museum and Tate Modern are both highly recommended by professional reviewers. On balance, Tate Modern ranks slightly better than Natural History Museum. Tate Modern scores 96 with approval from 12 sources including Travel + Leisure, Departures and Michelin Guide.

tripexpert score
94
#4 in London
location

Natural History Museum Cromwell Rd London SW7 5BD

endorsements
  • 10 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    On its own, the architecture of the Natural History Museum is enough of a reason to walk through its doors one afternoon Full Review →

  • 14

    Concierge

    This is just one of the three huge galleries (all free) off Exhibition Road in South Kensington, the others being the Science Museum and the V&A.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    The ornate terracotta facade of this enormous Victorian museum is strewn with relief panels depicting living creatures to the left of the entrance and extinct ones to the right. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    A soaring Romanesque structure that provides a suitably reverent setting for what is often described as a "cathedral of nature". Full Review →

  • 58

    Let's Go

    Beeline for the back of the museum to see the unrepeatable Cadogan Gallery: a collection of British treasures. Full Review →

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97
#2 in London

Bankside, London SE1 9TG

  • 13 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    It’s impossible to ignore the hulking 1950s architecture of the Tate Modern, slap-bang in the middle of the most-walked part of the South Bank. Full Review →

  • 14

    Concierge

    There is something very glamorous about the vast space, let alone the amazing holdings, which range from Matisse to Matthew Barney.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    This spectacular renovation of a mid-20th-century power station is one of the most-visited museums of modern art in the world. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Welcoming more than four million visitors a year, Tate Modern is the world's most popular modern art gallery (the free admission helps), and one of the capital's very best attractions. Full Review →

  • 58

    Let's Go

    Within the gallery rooms are Rothko and Picasso, Mondrian and Delvaux in glorious relief to... stark surroundings. Full Review →

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