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London For Free

London , it is said, is one of the most expensive  cities in the world. However, there are many things that you as a visitor can enjoy for free, because it has a variety of places and activities to suit all tastes and needs at zero cost.


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Museums and Art Galleries with free access

For those eager to know, meet and live culture, London has a number of museums and art galleries with free access. One of these wonders is the National Gallery, this museum identifies the city because it contains one of the most important collections of Western art history, among which there are Botticelli, Velasquez, Degas and Manet. The National Gallery is located in Trafalgar Square and is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Friday from 10am to 21h.

Another unmissable museums in London is the British Museum, the oldest in the world and also with free access. It is open Monday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and is in Great Russell Street.

For those interested in modern and contemporary art, Tate Modern is a place not to be missed if you are in London. Located in a former factory in the heart of the city, is open Sunday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 10am to 22hrs. There you will find works of the greatest artists of modern and contemporary art, including Andy Warhol, Mark Rothko, Jackson Pollock and Joseph Beuys, among many others.

Other museums and galleries that you can visit at no cost are: the Museum of London, the National Portrait Gallery, the Natural History Museum, Science Museum and Serpertine Gallery .


Nothing like Hyde Park if outdoors is what you are looking for, the largest park in the city and well known for the Speaker´s Corner, where people can stand to say what they want to, as long it does not violate the law. You can also stroll around Lake Serpertine bisecting this beautiful park. Here you can enjoy the amazing atmosphere that this urban lung has .

Other possibilities are to walk to the bank of the Thames, stroll in Richmond Park or Mary Rose Garden, probably the most beautiful rose garden you can imagine, or get lost in Borough Market, one of London´s coolest markets. All these activities take place in a pleasant outdoor environment.


With children

If you are with your children, nothing like visiting Pollock´s Toy Museum, which houses one of the most spectacular collections of toys in the world and is located at 1 Scala Street. It Remains open Monday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm. You can also go to Kensington Gardens in search of the statue of Peter Pan, the Museum of Chilhood or Coram´s Field, where their children can play joyfully.

Some other cultural spaces not to be missed, are the British Film Institute, London Theatre or at The National Theatre, where you can go to a free concert



f you are spending a few good days in apartments in London and you want to enjoy the city without spending hundreds of euros, here are the scenarios that this exciting city has for free for you and your family.