Free museums in Britain

The British Museum moria/Flickr

The British Museum ©moria/Flickr

Do you love to visit museums? The United Kingdom is home to some of the world’s most famous and most attractive museums, including the British Museum, the Natural History Museum, the Tate Modern, the Museum of Liverpool, the National Gallery, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and so on.

Several museums all over Britain charge an entry fee, but there are some museums which do not. These are some of Britain’s best free visitor attractions. Are you interested which are the best free museums in Britain? Read on to find it out! Below I will present you the British Museum, the Natural History Museum, the Museum of Liverpool and the Riverside Museum of Glasgow.

British Museum

As one of London’s and even the UK’s most famous and most attractive museums, the British Museum was dedicated to human history and culture. The permanent collection of the museum includes about 8 million works. This collection is considered one of the largest of its kind in the entire world.

These items originate from all continents and present the history of human culture from its beginnings to the present. The museum is free, being open daily from 10:00 until 17:30, on Fridays until 20:30. (November 2013)

The British Museum moria/Flickr

The British Museum ©moria/Flickr

The Natural History Museum

Another famous museum of London is the fantastic Natural History Museum. Housed in a beautiful building, the museum includes a large variety of life and Earth science specimens. The immense building is home to about 70 million items divided into five main collections: zoology, botany, palaeontology, entomology and mineralogy.

As a world-renowned museum, the Natural History Museum attracts dozens of visitors. This free museum is open daily from 10:00 to 17:50, except 24-26 December. (November 2013)

The Natural History Museum of London Peter aka anemoneprojectors/Flickr

The Natural History Museum of London ©Peter aka anemoneprojectors/Flickr

Museum of Liverpool

The Museum of Liverpool is another fantastic free museum of Britain. It was designed to tell the story of Liverpool and its people. The museum actually reflects the city’s global significance. The items include collections of decorative art, costume, botanical collections, photos, archeological material and so on. The museum is open daily from 10:00 to 17:00. (November 2013) If you visit Liverpool, don’t miss a visit to the museum.

The Museum of Liverpool hehaden/Flickr

The Museum of Liverpool ©hehaden/Flickr

Riverside Museum

Glasgow’s Riverside Museum includes a large collection of the Glasgow Museum of Transport. The building is a waterfront landmark of the city. It is a recent museum of the city, opened in 2013. The fantastic free visitor attraction of Glasgow is very attractive among tourists. The museum is open daily from 10:00 to 17:00, except Fridays and Sundays, from 11:00. (November 2013)

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