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5 Things to do in London

If you find yourself with the misfortune of having only one solid day in London, the first thing I’d recommend you to do: Extend your stay, or make a mental note to return soon. Otherwise, these 5 ‘things to do’ should fill your itinerary up well enough, as they did for us on our last day there. 1. Let the British Museum steal your morning away Located next to Bloomsbury Gardens and a good 20 minute walk from our apartment in Russell Square, the British Museum easily holds you captivated for 3 hours or more — thanks to the 95 different rooms spread out on three levels, taking you from ancient mummies to calligraphy, clocks and watches. More interestingly though, might be a visit to the Natural History Museum (yes, the one similar to Night at the Museum with Dinosaurs and cavemen exhibits), which was the initial plan. We just .. went to the wrong one. British Museum Address: Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG Opening Hours: 10am to 5.30pm daily (till 10.30pm on Fridays) Free admission …