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London Olympics 2012 - Top 10 London attractions

Updated on April 5, 2012

5. National Martime Museum

National Martime Museum
National Martime Museum

National Wartime Museum is the world largest martime museum. The National Maritime Museum in London, containing models, displays, paintings and trophies from every continent of the world. The National Maritime Museum comprises three sites: the Maritime Galleries, the Royal Observatory and the Queen's House. The National Maritime Museum was formally established by Act of Parliament in 1934 and opened to the public by King George VI on 27 April 1937.

A markerNational Maritime Museum, Romney Road Greenwich London SE10 9NF -
Greenwich, London SE10 9NF, UK
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National Maritime Museum

Roomney Road,



SE10 9NF

Opening Time:

Open daily 10.00 – 17.00.

Last admission is 30 minutes before closing.


Tickets and fees:

There are no fees to visit National Wartime Museum.

6. Tower Of London

Tower Of London
Tower Of London

If palaces, towers and secrets of histort excites you then Tower of London is the best place for you to visit. The Tower of London was founded by William the Conquerer in 1066-67. It holds some of the most remarkable stories from across the centuries. Despite a grim reputation as a place of torture and death, this powerful and enduring fortress has been enjoyed as a royal palace, served as an armoury and for a number of years even housed a zoo!

hrough the centuries that followed, successive monarchs added to the fortifications. This short history charts the different stages of its construction and explains its role as fortress, palace and prison.

A markerTower of London, Tower Hill London EC3N 4AB -
Tower Hamlets, London EC3N 4AB, UK
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Tower of London:
Tower Hill




Opening Time:Open all Year. Summer: 1 March - 31 October: Tues - Sat 09.00-18.00 / Sun - Mon 10.00-18.00. Last admission 17.00. Winter: 1 November - 28 February: Tues - Sat 09.00-17.00 / Sun - Mon 10.00-17.00. Last admission 16.00.
The Tower is closed 24-26 December (inclusive) and 1 January.

Online Tickets and fees:

Adult: £17.00

Children under 16:  £9.00

Family: 2 adults and 6 children: £47.00


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