For history and culture lovers, museums are one of the best things to add to any travel itinerary. London has over 170 museums within the city. Most of these history exhibition sites are free to enter. However, some impose a small fee. To get in as much of the museums and attraction in the city, we suggest getting the London Pass. This pass allows you to skip the dreaded queues at some of the attractions.
To the east part of the English capital, you will find the vibrant and artsy neighbourhoods of Hoxton and Shoreditch which are located in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and Hackney. Visitors looking to explore some of these top museums that this area has to offer are advised to keep an eye out for special offers Shoreditch Hotels.
Hackney Museum is a history museum in part of Hackney that tells an exciting story of how people from different parts of the world can live together. The museum explores the history of immigration, the stories of people who have moved to Hackney.
Address: 1 Reading Ln, London E8 1GQ, United Kingdom
Dens Sever’s’ House
Dennis Severs’ House in Folgate Street, London is a home displaying the what life was like living in the 18th century. They offer guided tours of the property in the evenings. Dennis Sever explored what life would have been like inside for a family of Huguenot silk weavers. Guests staying at the Montcalm Hotel Shoreditch can get here within a matter of minutes.
Address: 18 Folgate St, Spitalfields, London E1 6BX, United Kingdom
Jack the Ripper Museum
Jack the Ripper is an infamous serial Killer who took London by storm in the 1800s. He kept the entire Whitechapel living in fear with people wondering about his next strike. The museum which opened its doors to the public showcases some original artefacts from the period as well as waxwork recreations of crime scenes and sets. If you can brave out the eeriness of this place, then this could be an exhilarating experience for thrill-seekers.
Address: 12 Cable St, Tower Hill, Whitechapel, London E1 8JG, United Kingdom
Museum of Happiness
I can’t imagine a more fun place to spend the day than the Museum of Happiness. It is a fun, and quirky space in Camden and their work is to explore the art and science of what makes people happy. A great place to visit as part of a social experiment during your team building event. Also, check out these meeting rooms in Shoreditch if you plan on having a gathering to discuss your findings and share your individual experience of the museum.
Address: Trafalgar Square, St. James’s, London WC2N 5DX, United Kingdom
Grant Museum of Zoology
If you’ve always been fascinated by animals, their foundation and anatomy, then there is no better place to get indulged than the Grant Museum of Zoology. Established in 1828, this museum exhibits a collection of fossils and specimens to teach about dissection.
Address: Rockefeller Building, 21 University St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 6DE, United Kingdom