Five Must-See Museums in London
No trip to the city is complete without these outstanding stops for art, history and science lovers
- By Marina Koren
- Smithsonian.com, June 21, 2013
The Tate Modern is Britain’s national museum of modern and contemporary art, featuring works by Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso, Dalí, Pollock and Warhol. The collections, for instance, include such masterpieces as Picasso’s Weeping Woman, Duchamp’s Fountain and Warhol’s Marilyn Diptych. The Modern’s most notable feature is a massive five-story-tall turbine hall with roughly 36,000 square feet of floor space for exhibitions. Admission is free.