Sightseeing - Covent Garden Tourist Information

Covent Garden attractions & museums range from the London's Transport Museum to the every day street performers and opera singers around the Piazza. We also list the important London wide attractions, many of which are now free to enter.

Covent Garden attractions and museums

London's Transport Museum
London Transport Museum explores the heritage of London and its transport system, and the stories of the people who have travelled and worked in the city over the last 200 years. The Museum's collections include original artworks and posters that have been used to promote the city's transport over the last century, as well as outstanding examples of transport vehicles history with a fantastic display of buses, trams and tubes.
Royal Opera House backstage tours
A unique glimpse behind the scenes of one of the busiest international opera and ballet theatres in the world. Includes introduction to the building's history recent development.
St Paul's Church
Designed in 1631 by Inigo Jones, St Paul's dominates the west side of Covent Garden Piazza and offers a place of calm amidst the tumult of Central London.
Photographers' Gallery
Founded in 1971, the gallery has been instrumental in establishing contemporary British photographers and promoting the production of new work by emerging artists.
Sir John Soane's Museum
The house of one of England's greatest architects, restored to appear as it was on his death in 1837, and home to Soane's collection of art and antiquities.
Somerset House
Sir William Chamber's 18th century architectural masterpiece is now fully open to the public. Enjoy long hidden classical interiors and see three of Britain's greatest art collections.
National Gallery
London's leading art museum with over 2,200 paintings. The collection includes everything from early works by Giotto, in the 13th century, to 20th century Picassos.
National Portrait Gallery
Portraits of the famous in British history and culture; poets and princesses, statesmen and sportsmen, artists and actresses, explorers and astronomers.