attractions in marylebone
Attractions in Marylebone
Founded by wax sculptor Marie Tussaud in 1835, this wax museum in London combines glamour, glitz and history in an unbelievable way. With 14 interactive areas and 300 incredible wax figures, the museum attracts people from all over the world. In addition to some wonderful lifelike sculptures of the likes of Kylie, Brad Pitt, Charles Dickens and Picasso, the museum also hosts numerous activities such as Chamber of Horrors and the Marvel 4D experience.
With its wide and world-famous range of fine and decorative arts from the 15th to the 19th centuries with French 18th century paintings, porcelain and furniture, Wallace Collection is a beautiful national museum displaying superb works of art. It was established in the year 1897.
Named after the Prince Regent, Regent's Canal stretches starts at Little Venice and ends at Docklands. A serene waterway, it passes by a zoo, parks, Victorian warehouses and was originally built to connect the huge Grand Junction Canal’s Paddington branch with the iconic river Thames. Today, the canal is a place for fun and leisure open to the public.
Sherlock Holmes Museum
The Sherlock Holmes Museum is a privately run museum committed to the popular fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. It was opened up in 1990 and is located on Baker Street.
ZSL London Zoo
World’s oldest scientific zoo, ZSI London Zoo was opened in London in the year 1828 for scientific studies. In the year 1847, it was opened to the public. The zoo is home to 806 species of animals with over 12000 animals. Also called as the Regent's Zoo, it is managed under the guidance of the Zoological Society of London and is located at the northern edge of Regent's Park.