It’s your day off and you don’t know what to do, the idea of staying at home is not tempting, there are lots of activities in the London city to do totally for free .
Visit the most relevant museums
Natural History Museum
- The Natural History Museum of London is divided into 5 areas: entrance area, zoology, mineralogy, botany, paleontology and entomology. Without a doubt my favorite.
Hours : Open every day of the week from 10.00 am to 5.50 pm, last admission 5.30 pm.
Address : Cromwell Road – London SW7 5BD.
- The science museum of London, seven floors full of history, games, and curiosities.
Hours : Open every day from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm.
- The oldest museum in the world, extends for 4 km, full of galleries that house one of the largest collections in the world.
Hours : Open every day from 10 in the morning to 17.30 in the afternoon.
Address : Great Russell St, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3DG.
- An ancient thermoelectric plant, today, however, is one of the most visited modern art galleries in the world.
- From Sunday to Thursday, from 10 in the morning to 18 in the evening.
- From Friday to Saturday from 10.00 to 22.00
Address : Bankside, London SE1 9TG
Museum of London
- A spectacular museum that through an interactive journey leads you to discover the history of London, from prehistoric times to today. You will also find out why London is called the “CITY” .
Hours : Open every day from 10 in the morning to 18 in the evening.
Address : 150 London Wall, EC2Y 5HN.
And other activities such as:
Changing of the guard
- In this solid tradition dating back to 1660, the Guard who mounts at Buckingham Palace is called The Queen’s Guard and is divided into two detachments: that of Buckingham Palace and that of St. James’s Palace. During the ceremony, the riser guard arrives in front of the courtyard of the palace to relieve the guard who dismounts. Depending on the period, times may vary, consult the official calendar Official calendar of the changing of the Guard.
- Monday 11.00 am
- Wednesday 11.00 am
- Friday 11.00 am
- Sunday 11.00 am.
Address : Buckingham Palace main entrance.
The gardens of the Sky Garden
- A stunning public garden atop the famous Walkie-Talkie skyscraper offering exceptional views across London. The scenery extends along three floors (from the 35th to the 37th floor) and by climbing the stairs you will have the feeling of being in the middle of the sky. To enter you must book online, this procedure was done to motivate the influx of people, and to avoid cumbersome queues, you can book through the official website SKY GARDEN.
- Saturday and Sunday from 11.00 am to 9.00 pm.
Address : 20 Fenchurch St, London EC3M 8AF
Abbey Road- in the footsteps of the Beatles-
- For Beatles lovers, Abbey Road is the street where the Fab Four took the photo, for the cover of the famous album, on the pedestrian crossing in front of the studios. The photo was taken on August 8, 1969.
Address : The walkway is located right in front of Abbey Road 3, home of the Beatles Studios.
Royal Academy of Music
- The Royal Academy of Music is Britain’s oldest conservatory. Alongside the permanent galleries, the museum features a temporary exhibition that changes annually, as well as regular plays and workshops.
- From Monday to Friday from 11.30 am to 5.30 pm
- Saturday from 12.00 to 16.00
- Sunday: Closed
Address : 1–5 York Gate, Marylebone Road NW1 5HT.
Japanese Garden – Kyoto Garden –
- Not everyone is aware of the existence of this beautiful Japanese garden within Holland Park , it is considered to be one of the most beautiful and most romantic parks in London.
Address : Holland Park, Holland Park Ave, Kensington, London W11 4UA.