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The best 6 ideas for school trips in London

Monika Ebner, Head of Operations & Client Service im Portrait
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Monika Ebner
Hotel expert at tripmakery.com

Organising a school trip to London can be a challenge as the variety of options can be overwhelming. We have put together the best ideas for an unforgettable school trip in this fascinating city, this selection offers something for everyone. Below we present 6 excursion destinations for school trips in London.

Note: The selection was made according to our experts' own criteria and experience and does NOT contain paid advertising!


  • 1. The British Museum

    Step into the annals of human history at The British Museum. Boasting collections from around the globe, the museum offers a unique educational journey. Explore the Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies for a deep dive into ancient civilizations. Perfect for students, it brings history to life and offers numerous interactive learning opportunities. A visit here is essential to explore cultural diversity and historical depth.

    CategoryMuseum
    Opening times10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
    AddressGreat Russell St, London WC1B 3DG, United Kingdom
    Arrival byNearest Tube Station: Tottenham Court Road
    Websitehttps://www.britishmuseum.org
    Suggested accommodations
    King Solomon Hotel ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)
    The Lion & Key Hotel ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    Heston Hyde Hotel ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)

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  • 2. The Tower of London

    Explore the Tower of London, an emblem of British history. This UNESCO World Heritage Site offers students a chance to delve into British monarchy and its history. Marvel at the Crown Jewels, learn about the Tower's infamous prisoners, and its role in England's history. The Tower is also ideal for learning about medieval architecture. A visit is an exciting and educational experience not to be missed by students.

    CategoryHistorical Site
    Opening times09:00 AM - 5:30 PM
    AddressSt Katharine's & Wapping, London EC3N 4AB, United Kingdom
    Arrival byNearest Tube Station: Tower Hill
    Websitehttps://www.hrp.org.uk/tower-of-london/
    Suggested accommodations
    Hilton London Kensington ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)
    Holiday Inn London-Sutton ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    Crowne Plaza London Ealing ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)

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  • 3. The Science Museum

    Experience science in a hands-on way at the Science Museum in London. A paradise for young explorers, this museum offers interactive exhibits that bring the world of science to life. Covering everything from space exploration to robotics, the museum spans a vast array of topics that will fascinate every student. It's the perfect place to ignite curiosity and expand scientific horizons. A visit to the Science Museum is both inspiring and educational, ideal for a school trip.

    CategoryScience Museum
    Opening times10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    AddressExhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD, United Kingdom
    Arrival byNearest Tube Station: South Kensington
    Websitehttps://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk
    Suggested accommodations
    Novotel London Wembley ($75.00 - $100.00 / night)
    The Clarendon ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)

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  • 4. Tate Modern

    Discover modern art at Tate Modern, a world-renowned museum for contemporary art. This museum offers an enthralling collection of modern and contemporary artworks that will surely stimulate students' creativity and critical thinking. From Picasso to Warhol, Tate Modern features some of the most revolutionary artists in history. Housed in a striking former power station, it provides a unique cultural setting. A visit here is perfect for inspiring students in art and broadening their horizons.

    CategoryArt Museum
    Opening times10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    AddressBankside, London SE1 9TG, United Kingdom
    Arrival byNearest Tube Station: Southwark
    Websitehttps://www.tate.org.uk/visit/tate-modern
    Suggested accommodations
    Park Plaza Victoria London ($150.00 - $250.00 / night)
    London Marriott Twickenham ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)

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  • 5. The London Zoo

    Explore the fascinating world of animals at the London Zoo. As one of the oldest zoos in the world, it offers unique insights into wildlife and conservation. Home to over 700 animal species, there’s much to discover, from exotic birds to rare big cats. The zoo also provides interactive learning experiences, perfect for students to learn about animal behavior and conservation. A visit to the London Zoo is not just educational but also an exciting adventure for students of all ages.

    CategoryZoo
    Opening times10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    AddressRegent's Park, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Arrival byNearest Tube Station: Camden Town
    Websitehttps://www.zsl.org/zsl-london-zoo
    Suggested accommodations
    Hilton London Croydon ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    The Royal Foundation of St Katharine ($75.00 - $100.00 / night)
    Xanadu ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)

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  • 6. The Royal Observatory Greenwich

    Dive into the world of astronomy at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. This historic observatory is the home of the Prime Meridian and offers a unique chance to learn about timekeeping and astronomy. Students can view the historic telescope, learn about the science of timekeeping, and stand on the Meridian Line itself. The Observatory is also a perfect place to observe the night sky and learn more about the universe. A visit to Greenwich is a fascinating and educational experience that will inspire young astronomers.

    CategoryObservatory
    Opening times10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    AddressBlackheath Ave, London SE10 8XJ, United Kingdom
    Arrival byNearest Train Station: Greenwich
    Websitehttps://www.rmg.co.uk/royal-observatory
    Suggested accommodations
    Hotel Novotel London West ($100.00 - $150.00 / night)
    Park Plaza London Park Royal ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    ibis London Heathrow Airport ($10.00 - $25.00 / night)

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