London offers a full range of cultural and other attractions to suit every taste and pocket. The prime website for tourist information is http://www.visitlondon.com
For information on public transport, including tickets, maps and journey planning, see Transport for London .
Veterinary and Scientific London
South Kensington is home to three world-leading museums along Exhibition Road
- The Science Museum including several galleries on medical history and a small gallery about veterinary medicine
- The Natural History Museum including historic paleontological, biological and geology collections
- The Victoria and Albert Museum concentrating on art and design
South Kensington also borders onto two of central London’s most important open spaces, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. You can also pick up several of the London sightseeing bus tours from outside the Natural History Museum on Cromwell Road.
See http://www.medicalmuseums.org/ for a full list of London’s many museums of health and medicine. One very important venue is the Wellcome Collection ( http://www.wellcomecollection.org/ ) on Euston Road, a world-leading library, archive and exhibition space which explores the connections between (human and veterinary) medicine, life and art in the past, present and future
South Kensington is within easy reach of the main theatres in London. Of particular note is the production of War Horse ( http://www.warhorseonstage.com ) by the National Theatre at the New London Theatre. This stunning production deals with themes of friendship, loyalty, courage and, persistence through the story of young soldier’s affection for his horse, amidst the nightmare that was the First World War. Bookings are now being taken for dates up to 25 th October 2014