London's Museums and Galleries Exploring the Best of the City's Art and Culture by Eleanor Ross

 London is my favourite city, so I have seen some of its museums and galleries, but there are several that I haven't seen. This book with its stunning pictures and details of these institutions is an excellent guide for any tourist in London. There are so many that there really is a museum or gallery for everyone! History-lovers will be in seventh heaven at Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge or the Tower of London, for example. 

This book also provides fascinating snippets of history. For example, did you know that cats were employed for one shilling a week in Victorian post offices to get rid of mice? You can find out more at the Post Office Museum! Napoleon's toothbrush and a used guillotine blade from the French Revolution can be seen at the Wellcome Musuem. Read A Tale of Two Cities by Dickens to get you in the mood!

I can't wait to get back to London to see some of these museums and galleries. It looks as though it is going to be a while yet before travel (almost anywhere) is on the cards, though, unfortunately.

I received this free ebook from NetGalley in return for an honest review.



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