Attractions for travellers to Goodge Street Station

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Visitors to the London Borough of Camden have a wealth of options available to them when it comes to finding outstanding local attractions, with Goodge Street Station (on London Underground’s Northern line) a swift and easy way to get there.

Here are just some of the many nearby attractions that visitors to the area might like to enjoy:

The British Museum

Open daily from 10am until 5.30pm and free to enter, The British Museum is a fantastic attraction in the heart of one of the busiest areas of London and a facility that anyone hoping to enjoy an interesting and culture-filled trip to the English capital will want to explore.

British MuseumExhibitions relate to antiquities and societies from across the globe, drawing on aspects of ancient civilisations to give visitors an unforgettable experience and helping them to learn more about the origins of many present day nations and peoples.

The Wellcome Collection

Offering one of the largest collections of medical memorabilia and documents in the world, the Wellcome Collection was founded by Sir Henry Wellcome in the early 20th century and to this day continues to attract thousands of visitors every year.

The Wellcome Trust was set up by Sir Henry in 1936 and has now become the world’s largest independent charitable foundation funding research into human and animal health.

Guests have access to more than one million individual items when visiting this popular London attraction, which can be found at 183 Euston Road and is open daily from 10am until 6pm (10pm on Wednesdays).

Madame Tussaud’s London

Lifelike waxworks of some of the most popular celebrities, sportspeople, political figures and icons can be found during a visit to the famed Madame Tussauds.

Located on Marylebone Road and in easy walking distance of Goodge Street Station, this is one of the most popular attractions in the whole of London and draws millions of people to its doors each year.

Admission to Madame Tussaud’s London is £19.29 when booked at least 24 hours in advance, with the attraction open 364 days of the year (closed only on Christmas Day).

London Transport Museum

With more than 450,000 items on display for visitors to enjoy, the London Transport Museum offers guests the chance to find out all about the rich transport heritage of the English capital.

Spanning the last 200 years and a revolution in mass transit for the city, the facility is dedicated to showcasing the evolution of local transport development and offers not just exhibitions of how the city has evolved, but also presentations, galleries and a host of other activities.

The museum aims to highlight the “powerful link between transport and the growth of modern London, culture and society since 1800″ and is a wonderful choice for anyone hoping to learn more about the rich history of the city.

It also looks at at present-day transport developments for the capital and concepts for urban transportation in the future.

Regent’s Park

One of eight royal parks in the English capital, Regent’s Park is just a few minutes’ walk from Goodge Street Station and offers an oasis of greenery against a backdrop of urban sprawl that visitors to London will not want to miss out on.

In addition to the beautiful scenery and open spaces, Regent’s Park also offers such unique attractions as the Open Air Theatre, London Zoo, Primrose Hill, Queen Mary’s Gardens and the gloriously restored William Andrews Nesfield’s Avenue Gardens.

Charles Dickens Museum

The author of some of the most recognisable and original literary characters of all time, Charles Dickens wrote some of his best-loved works while living at 48 Doughty Street, including Oliver Twist and Nicholas Nickleby.

The property has now been transformed into the Charles Dickens Museum and is dedicated to the life and works of this great writer and is just a few minutes’ walk from Goodge Street Station.

A beautifully-restored Georgian terraced property in the heart of Bloomsbury, the museum remains faithfully maintained in the state it would have been during Dickens’ own lifetime.

Buckingham Palace

And finally, perhaps one of the most iconic symbols of London and a draw for millions of visitors to the English capital every year, Buckingham Palace continues to capture the imagination of travellers from across the globe.

The official London residence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and a number of other members of the royal household, guests can enjoy guided tours of many of the state rooms and reception areas of this breathtaking building.

With more than 50,000 people taking tours annually – and many more making their way to the magnificent gated entrance to the palace – this is one London attraction that will be high on the priority list for many travellers.

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