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London Eye

A flight on the London Eye, the world’s highest observation, is an unrivalled experience. As you rise to an incredible 135 metres above the River Thames, the 30 minute rotation provides stunning panoramic views of the city and reveals parts of London which are simply not visible from the ground. For a truly stunning view, visit at sunset or after dark and see the city awash with colour and famous landmarks floodlit. Each capsule is fully enclosed, air-conditioned and holds up to 25 passengers with bench seating provided.

The Cabinet War Rooms

The Churchill Museum is the first major museum dedicated to the life and achievements of Sir Winston Churchill. The museum combines cutting-edge technology; rare and significant historical objects; and thousands of images, film and sound recordings to tell the story of Churchill’s ninety-year life. This permanent exhibition is housed within the unique historic setting of the Cabinet War Rooms, the secret underground headquarters that were the nerve centre of Britain’s war effort.

Tower of London

Founded by William the Conqueror in 1066-7 and enlarged and modified by successive sovereigns, today the Tower of London is one of the world’s most famous and spectacular fortresses and home to the Crown Jewels Discover its 900-year history as a royal palace and fortress, prison and place of execution, mint, arsenal, menagerie and jewel house.

The British Museum

Founded in 1753 by Act of Parliament, from the collections of Sir Hans Sloane, the British Museum is one of the great museums of the world, showing the works of man from prehistoric to modern times with collections drawn from the whole world. Famous objects include the Rosetta Stone, sculptures from the Parthenon, the Sutton Hoo and Mildenhall treasures and the Portland Vase. There is also a programme of special exhibitions and daily gallery tours, talks and guided tours.

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge has stood over the River Thames in London since 1894 and is one of the finest, most recognisable bridges in the World. At the Tower Bridge Exhibition you can enjoy breath-taking views from the high-level walkways and learn about the history of the Bridge and how it was built. You can then visit the Victorian engine rooms, home to the original steam engines that used to power the bridge.

The London Transport Museum

This unexpected delight explores London’s transition from streets choked with horse-drawn carriages to streets choked with horsepowered cars. It’s full of displays from the oldest surviving horse-drawn tram to Tube simulators and the original London Underground map. Its hands-on, jump-on and full-on exhibits are popular with all ages.

The Imperial War Museum

Only a short walk from the club this national museum dedicated to the 20thC is a place of great diversity. Its exhibits range from tanks and aircraft to personal letters and ration books; it also includes films and sound recordings and some of the century’s best known paintings. The museum exists to record and explain the two world wars and many other conflicts fought since 1945, to examine what led up to them as well as what happened during and after them.

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