Houses of Parliament in London - being impressive from outside offers even more exciting interior views and experience. UK residents and overseas visitors can come and watch Parliament at work for free.
More than 7 million objects from all over the world illustrating the human history and culture.
International modern and contemporary art.
Every September more than 700 buildings in London traditionally closed for public admission open their doors to visitors. Most of them serve visitors on first come first get in basis, except a few - like Downing Str. 10 and The view from the Shard require a prior registration. To check dates and program visit official site londonopenhouse.org.
Programme of music, dance, theater, comedy and films throughout a summer - this is is the concept of More London Free Festival, free admission and no need to prebook seats. Detailed pogram for each year find at www.morelondon.com. Location - the Scoop, open air amphitheater in More London offering more then 800 seats.
Housed in the world’s oldest surviving purpose-built museum building Museum of History and Science in Oxford (www.mhs.ox.ac.uk) exhibits interesting collection of early scientific instruments of various scientific fields including astronomy, electricity, chemistry, medicine, microscopy, mathematics and more, as well as organizes specialized exhibitions, gallery tours and table talks. Among other objects you can see a chalkboard that Einstein wrote on in 1931. Free admission.
While visting London don't miss a legendary spring boat race between Oxford and Cambridge Universities. First raced in 1829, watch it on the River Thames in West London between Putney and Mortlake. Check schedule at http://theboatrace.org, here you will also find a map for the best viewing points along riverbank.
Are you Curious about Trafalgar Square in the heart of London? Which people and events have shaped its personality? Why do people love to visit? Take our fabulous walks of discovery, and have fun finding answers to clues which tell you more, whilst readingstories about the most interesting facts.