Tuesday, June 25The Voice of London

Tag: Museums

Museums On A Budget

Museums On A Budget

If you are ever looking for something to do in London, here is a short list of museums for those who may be on a budget and looking for a way to spend their day. From history to art, there is something for everyone. Free Museums 1. British Museum   - Open: 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Daily, Fridays: 10:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. - The American Dream Exhibition - £16.50 - The British Museum houses a variety of cultural artefacts from all over the world. Some of the most popular ones would be the Rosetta Stone and mummies from Egypt. The museum also hosts events throughout the day such as free tours and sessions where visitors can touch some of the objects. They are always hosting separate exhibitions, although there is a separate cost for these. Currently, they are puttin

The Design Museum opens today in London

Design, Lifestyle, Travel, World
Reporter: Mariya Grinina | Sub-Editor: Alina Isachenka The Design Museum opens to the public in its new location today. The museum moved from a former banana warehouse in Shad Thames to a mid-century building on Kensington High Street. The former Commonwealth Institute was restored into a spectacular minimalistic space by architectural designer John Pawson. New building is three times bigger than the old one, and is filled with natural light coming from its parabolic copper roof. It houses three exhibition spaces, a designers-in-residence studio, learning spaces, a library and archive, a restaurant and café. And the good news – the permanent exhibition is free, for the first time of the museum’s existence since 1989.