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      *** Castle Howard Review ***
      I recently went on holiday to York and therefore visited many attractions in and around York (you will probably find many of my other reviews on the subject of places to go in York!

      Castle Howard is just one of many attractions around York and one I would recommend. I had a really enjoyable day out there.
      The gardens/grounds are good and enjoyable to go around. There is a load to do and there is such a large space - many acres! There is a massive water fountain - which was rather nice, lots of statues and other things in the grounds, woodland and much more!

      The house was also pretty good and featured an impressive dome and has a good history. There are many special pieces of furniture and things like statues and paintings in the house. There were also some impressive fresco paintings but sadly these have been damaged quite badly in the fire in 1940 and the colours have been blackened.

      I had a really enjoyable day and would definitely recommend Castle Howard to any staying in and around York on a day out. It was good fun and a family ticket was not too expensive - see more about prices a little further down.

      Brideshead revisited was also filmed at Castle Howard and there is an exhibition upstairs all about that which was quite interesting and made the Castle and the grounds even more interesting!

      Prices - Sadly Castle Howard is a private castle so you have to pay even if you have memberships with charities like the National Trust.

      I would really recommend Castle Howard to everyone as a good day out in York. Check out my other reviews on attractions in York as well so you have a great holiday in York!

      This review may appear on other websites under the names ns1209 and mariofan123.

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      • Zombieland (DVD) / DVD / 28 Readings / 26 Ratings
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        I recently watched Zombieland and I would say it is quite a funny and enjoyable film and I recommend it to others.

        It is another zombie film yet it is a comedy and is actually pretty funny while being a pretty good "zombie" film if that is your thing. The plot is similar to most other of these types of films.

        Zombieland is set in America where most of the population have become zombies, trying to eat all the remaining humans. Tallahasse who is basically a redneck who delights in killing zombies while the main character Columbus is more of a nervous type of character who has somehow managed to stay alive by following certain rules of his own. These two meet up with two other characters who are sisters who steal their van. They meet up with these two girls a few times in the film.

        Basically if you are wondering if this is a scary film I think I would say it was more funny than scary. However I would still say anyone under about 12 probably should not watch the film as it could be a little scary in places. The gore is really not bad but the zombies are shown causing injuries and receiving injuries but in a sort of quite comical way!

        The humour varies from funny ways of killing and getting rid of zombies to others more subtle jokes. It is really quite funny throughout the film.

        I would say that it is a decent and enjoyable film that I would recommend to nearly everyone over a decent age (about 12 in my opinion)

        It is also a nice length at about 1 hour and 30 minutes and I would just repeat myself for about the tenth time saying it is an enjoyable film.

        Recommended!

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      • Hubpages.com / Internet Site / 54 Readings / 47 Ratings
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        If you have been wondering where I have been for the last few weeks the answer to that would be writing at Hubpages. It allows you to post basically post articles called hubs about pretty much anything and gives you a lot of exposure and also you can earn some money.

        It is important to know that you can earn significant income every month with Hubpages and you can earn some nice passive income but you have to work hard to start with! People earn over £1000/$1000 every month. So if you work hard for a year or too you can get an extra few thousand every month for the rest of your life.

        You can earn money through programs such as Google Adsense, Amazon.com, Ebay, Kontera but you can also join other affiliate programs and promote your websites and blogs. If you are using Adsense, Amazon.com, Ebay and Kontera. The way these programs work is that 60% of the time your adverts are displayed and you get 100% of the money and the other 40% of the time Hubpages ads are displayed. This might sound a bit unfair but the site really is excellent and has many benefits.

        Their is a good referral scheme that is a little complicated to explain but I would appreciate it if you joined under me and I will try to help you!

        It is very easy to use and you use lots of capsules to write your hub. You can obviously have text capsules, video, Amazon, Ebay, news, rss feeds, links and pictures. This allows to create really good looking hubs and useful ones and earn money. Also it is easier to be higher rated and get more traffic. It is a great community and many people are willing to help you and much more.

        However if you want to earn lots of money you have to do a little research and promote your work a little but not as much as you would with your own website. There are many other things you can do including keyword research, use social networking, backlinking and more.

        I really like this site and the idea of earning passive income. It takes a little while to get used to and I am just getting started earning money. It has a nice community and you can get tonnes of help from everyone online. I try and write a mix of roughly what I want to write and things that will probably earn money.


        I will admit it is very slow earning at the beginning but I think it is well well worth it and you can earn a tidy sum very soon!

        Please join using my referral link - I will get a little but you won't lose anything! http://hubpages.com/_ns1209

        Sign up first and then see people like sunforged, darkside, mark knowles, nelle hoxie who all earn a lot and help people out!

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        • The Blues Brothers (DVD) / DVD / 24 Readings / 23 Ratings
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          The Blues Brothers is based on the Saturday night live sketches. The film is directed by John Landis. The film follows Jake and Elwood Blues. At the start of the film we see Jake being released from prison. They then go to the old church where they were brought up as orphans and see the nun who looked after them. They discover that the church is going to get shut down as funding has been cut unless it can raise $5000 within 11 days! Jake and Elwood decide to try and get their old band back together again and do a big concert to raise the money! Along the way they make many enemies, get shot at and have a couple of pretty cool car chases.

          The cast is as follows:

          John Belushi ... 'Joliet' Jake Blues (as Jake)
          Dan Aykroyd ... Elwood Blues (as Elwood)
          James Brown ... Reverend Cleophus James
          Cab Calloway ... Curtis
          Ray Charles ... Ray
          Aretha Franklin Mrs. Murphy
          Steve Cropper ... Steve 'The Colonel' Cropper
          Donald Dunn ... Donald 'Duck' Dunn
          Murphy Dunne ... Murphy 'Murph' Dunne
          Willie Hall ... Willie 'Too Big' Hall
          Tom Malone ... Tom 'Bones' Malone
          Lou Marini ... 'Blue Lou' Marini
          Matt Murphy ... Matt 'Guitar' Murphy
          Alan Rubin ... Alan 'Mr. Fabulous' Rubin
          Carrie Fisher ... Mystery Woman

          The film is very funny, entertaining and has some good musical qualities. I think it is classed as a musical comedy but I think it could appeal to nearly anyone and must be one of the only "musicals" I like. It features some classic songs whether Shake a Tail Feather, Think, Gimme Some Lovin or Sweet Home Chicago. All the songs are good and you can even buy the soundtrack which is one of the best soundtracks I have ever heard.

          The acting is pretty good but not the best you will ever see. The dancing and singing though is really good and the main characters do very well! The number of side plots is fantastic and it involves Nazi's, romances and another band. The film even held the record for the most cars ruined when it was made and is now considered somewhat as a cult classic.

          Overall this is a fantastic film with a great plot, great music, good acting, some funny moments and is definitely worth watching even if you are not a musical fan. I suggest you pick up from Amazon as it is only £3.36 and would also recommend the soundtrack!

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        • tinyurl.com / Internet Site / 31 Readings / 30 Ratings
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          06.04.2010 10:58
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          URL`s are what you use to get around the web unless you are using a search engine. URL`s can be very long and sometimes you need to shorten them or you may even want to disguise them.

          Here is a link to a post on my blog. As you can see it is quite long.
          http://theentertainmentking.blogspot.com/2010/04/canon-ixus-960-is-camera -review.html

          Now lets say I wanted to put this on twitter - it would be too long or I wanted to email it to someone -it is a bit of a nuisance this long even if you copy and paste it! Even to put it on Dooyoo I have had to separate many times due to the maximum world length of 80 characters!

          Now you can shorten it very easily using Tinyurl. You type the URL into the box and either click make tinyurl or you can give it a custom name which is a pretty nice feature. Now I have made it into http://tinyurl.com/canonixusreview which suits the URL. This is much shorter and can be used in emails and social networking sites.

          You could even use this feature to hide affiliate and referral links and just get it to say join - instead of ---refmember--- e.t.c

          The site does not have the best design and is a little messy but it is easy to use and has some nice features so makes up for it. Apparently there are other sites like this and I will try them out and write a review of them and compare them!

          Overall this is a pretty useful site that shortens URL`s and could be very useful but it does not have a bit of a bad design!

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            05.04.2010 10:31
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            The Canon Ixus 960 IS is a very impressive camera especially for a pocket camera. I have had it for a bit longer than a year and am delighted with my purchase! I chose it due to good reviews and being very impressed with the specs compared to the price! You do also get a 32 mb memory card which I was surprised to see but it only takes a few photos and it is full so you will need to buy another one!

            The camera is actually made from titanium so has a very strong and good build quality. I can`t imagine how many knocks this thing could take but I imagine it would take many and it has even survived when I put the SD card in the wrong way which broke my old camera! The camera is a little larger than other pocket cameras but it has many functions and a fantastic build quality which make up for this.

            The Canon Ixus 960 IS also boasts some fantastic features. One of my favourite features is the face detection which somehow automatically detects faces and zooms in on them. The camera also has a really good zoom which is 3.7. The camera also has a viewfinder but I don`t actually use this. It even is 12 megapixels! The flash also works very well and can be turned on or off or left on automatic depending on what you want to do with the camera.

            There are many different modes to suit the situation and I think you can even create your own modes to use! You can also play around with the colours and make it black and white and other colours.

            The camera is also reasonable quick to turn on and while there is a short delay to take pictures this probably less than a second which is perfectly fine.

            The camera also shoots videos and while I have tried it a couple of times I have not really tested it very much but it all seems to work perfectly fine and at a decent enough quality but I don`t buy cameras to take videos so I don`t really care how good it is!

            The pictures I take with the camera always appear to be of a high quality with nice sharp colours and other features like face detection, colours and modes helping to get the perfect shot. It does everything I want it to and more and I would really recommend it!

            I can`t really think of any faults with it and I think this is probably as good as point and shoots will ever come!

            Overall this is a great camera that I would really recommend highly which is fantastic. It has an amazing build quality, fantastic features and takes great shots!

            The Canon Ixus 960 IS has quite a high standard price but sells for much cheaper than that price now and was roughly £130 when I bought it which is brilliant value!

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              04.04.2010 20:44
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              This review might also appear on my blog theentertainmentking.blogspot.com and other websites under the names ns1209 and mariofan123.

              The Secret Millionaire is aired on Channel Four on Wednesdays and lasts for an hour.

              The show has a different millionaire every week (normally through working hard and creating businesses.) They then have to leave their family, house and other luxuries behind and move into a struggling community and put in very shabby houses and normally only given a very low amount of money each day.

              The millionaire then spends most of the programme visiting charities, organisations and individuals in the community and tries to find some worthy causes for his money. At this point you meet some very kind people and also some people who really have poor lives and it makes you feel quite lucky!

              As the show goes on the millionaire normally gets a bit closer to some of the communities and you also see the kindness of some people who spend most of their lives helping others even though they could probably do with a little help themselves! The only thing I don`t really get is that there is a camera crew there and although they say they are making a documentary I wonder if people actually believe this and as the show gets more popular I wonder if it will be able to continue due to people working out they are a secret millionaire.

              Towards the end the millionaire decides who he is going to give his money to, why and how much. It is really quite moving at times and nice to see the kindness of some people and also some deserving people getting some money and the rich person helping the poor.

              I would recommend this programme as it is quite moving and interesting and something positive and showing some people generosity in this usually very selfish world.

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              • Sennheiser MX 300 / Headphones / 22 Readings / 18 Ratings
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                Sennheiser MX300 Headphones Review

                I needed to buy some new headphones as my standard Ipod headphones were half broken. I was looking at the headphones in the Argos catalogue and decided to get these due to the Sennheiser name which is meant to be pretty good for headphones and I liked the look and size of them.

                The headphones are quite small and easy to use. They fit quite nicely and much better than my standard Ipod headphones which would sometimes slip out of my ear. The sound quality is actually really good and much better than I thought it would be and I would no doubt go for these or another Sennheiser in ear pair of headphones if these break. I have looked at a couple of other reviews and people seem to say these headphones last quite a few years which sounds good. Another good thing is that not much sound can be heard if you are not wearing them meaning not everyone can hear my music playing.

                One thing these headphones don`t have is a separate volume control but I don`t really think I need one although it would be nice if the MX300 did have them. I think some of the more expensive ones do though. The headphones were also pretty cheap costing about £7 from Argos and probably can be found even cheaper over the Internet.

                The design is pretty simple and looks quite nice at the same time. They are a nice black colour with the Sennheiser logo on one side and MX300 on the other side. They also have L and R so you know which one is for your left and right ear.

                The headphones also come with some little foam covers but I think I actually prefer them without it and they are quite comfortable anyway.

                Overall I think the Sennheiser MX300 are a really nice pair of headphones that are quite comfortable, cheap at only £7, look quite nice and have good sound quality and I would recommend them!


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                  The Tower of London is one of the most famous London attractions and a very popular one too. It is a historic fortress and the nearest tube stop is Tower Hill. It is easily accessible from all parts of London.
                  It was actually used as a prison for most of its history and has held people such as Anne Boleyn and Lady Jane Grey. It also has many other historic features with all the separate buildings being famous themselves and the Crown Jewels are here too. You will also see the famous ravens and Beefeaters here.

                  Ticket Prices

                  The standard ticket prices for an adult are now £17 and for under 16`s it is £9.50. There are other rates available for concessions and group discounts. You can also buy an audio tour for £4 which might be worth having but we choose to not get one!

                  What is there to see and do?

                  Well actually there is a lot to see here and there are many famous things and things to see here as well as the excellent history of the tower with many famous prisoners and executions.

                  The Crown Jewels are one of the most famous and popular things to see at the Tower of London. The Crown Jewels at the Tower of London are actually the greatest collection of crown jewels in the world and there are 23578 amazing gems to see here! The Crown of Jewels are simply amazing and stunning when you look at them. There is a moving conveyor belt in the busiest bit of the Crown Jewels so people can't stop too long which is a great idea! There are so many fantastic gems here and they include the biggest diamonds I have ever seen! However it is quite crowded here and it is not something that lasts for that a long time as the amazement at looking at fantastic gems wears off after a while.

                  When I went as well there was an activity set up in the now dried up moat and I learnt about various types of weapons and it was quite interesting! Children also seemed to enjoy this and they also talked about how you could attack the castle and the defences they had and how hard it would be to get to.

                  You can also go on a tour with a Yeoman Warder (or Beefeater!) The tour is included in the ticket price and lasts for about an hour. There is a tour about every half an hour. They tell you all about the intriguing history and show you some of the famous points. All the Beefeaters have actually come from a military background and they all seem proud of the Tower`s great history.

                  There are also many other various buildings you go in and learn about the history of the Tower and I think there was a section about executions and torture when I went.

                  In the White Tour there is also a fantastic exhibition where you get to see Henry VIII's suites of armour and weapons and this is a very interesting exhibition. It is quite funny as well to see the size of his armour as he gets older as it increases! There is a lot to do here and it was spread out over 3 floors! This is also included in the ticket price. I think this might have changed slightly now but there is still royal armour here and I would recommend this section!

                  There is also a place to eat here but I can`t comment on it as I did not go in there.

                  It is very busy there as it is such a popular and famous attraction but it is still worth seeing and you just have to put up with it!

                  The Tower of London lasts you a whole day really and we were there for about five hours. There is so much to see and do there that it really is worth the high price to enter and the long queues. It is a fantastic attraction with a great history and if you live near it are in London you should visit it at least once! I might have actually liked a little more time just to wander around really and see everything in lots of detail.

                  Overall the Tower of London is well worth visiting!

                  This review might also appear on other sites under the names ns1209 and mariofan123.

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                    `Splosion Man is one of the gems you will find on the Xbox Live Arcade and is well worth playing. It is made by a small developer called Twisted Pixel who also made the decent arcade game the Maw (which I will review soon) Sure they might not have a million pounds budget and a couple of people making a game but occasionally they show what videogames are all about and this is a case of that.

                    Splosion Man is one of the best Xbox Live arcade games out there and it provides pure fun! Your aim is to create havoc and chaos among some pesky scientists who made you (a strange cute fiery creature) It is a platform game mainly with you trying to reach the end by `sploding which sort is a mix between jumping, exploding and bouncing! You have to try to get past various obstacles and enemies and reach the end. There are even little extra things to do like collecting the delicious cake in each level.

                    The game starts off pretty easy but gradually gets harder and by the end turns very hard to do. It becomes challenging and rewarding when you finish a particularly tough level. It is also pretty funny whether you are sploding or when you destroy a scientist you see lots of meat come from them! Even when you stand still Splosion Man does a thing like pretend to be an aeroplane and it is a really nice game.

                    The game is fantastic fun and with 50 levels single player and another 50 levels multiplayer (which is completely different and requires some `sploding teamwork) it is great value for money. You can even get a gamer picture from the game and I think a theme. It is also one on the first games to include avatar awards and you get a free t shirt when you get to a certain point of the game! All of this for only 800 Microsoft Points which is about £6! It even has some easy achievements as well!

                    Overall this is a real gem and one of the top Xbox Live Arcade game s and a must have!

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                  • Family Guy / TV Programme / 23 Readings / 20 Ratings
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                    Family Guy is like a mix between The Simpsons and other animated comedies like South Park. It started on Channel Four and was on quite early but then they realised it was quite rude and put it back to about 11 pm.

                    It is very similar to the Simpsons and I feel that it is a bit of a rip off of the Simpsons but it is ruder. I think some episodes of Family Guy are fantastic but some are quite poor which is why I have only watched a few episodes. It features the American family with the stupid dad (Peter Griffin) who is the main character and is always creating trouble and getting into a mess. His wife Louis is better than him but still stays with him even though he creates some horrible problems.

                    They have three children and my favourite has to be Stewy. Stewy is the baby but he is really rather cunning and clever and for some reason wants to kill his mum! He is really funny and a great character. Meg the girl is completely ignored by everyone as no one likes here and Chris is basically as stupid as his dad.

                    Brian is also a good character and is the dog and the only one who can hear what Stewy is saying! Brian can also talk but is probably one of the cleverest in the family.

                    The show is a bit strange as sometimes it is really good and better than the Simpsons e.t.c. and then another episode is quite poor. I do think of it as a Simpsons copycat but it is much ruder and can be funnier occasionally. Sometimes it is a bit random and something completely off topic happens or appears.

                    Still it is a good show and I would recommend it!

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                    • Simpsons,The / TV Programme / 27 Readings / 24 Ratings
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                      I am sure everyone must have heard of the classic animated TV show the Simpsons. If not you need to come out from under that rock you're hiding in! The Simpsons seems to have been on forever and show started in 1989. It has come a long way since then and has been running for 21 seasons and has just had over 450 episodes now. The show has received numerous awards and has broken many records for the longest show in America. The show is so popular and well known that one of Homer`s catchphrases "D`oh" has been added to the dictionary.

                      The show focuses on the Simpson family. They are what you would think of as a typical American family!

                      The main characters are probably Homer and Bart. Homer is your typical guy who works in the nuclear power plant, who is very lazy, not that clever and likes donuts and alcohol a lot. Bart is the young boy who is always causing mischief and is an underachiever. Lisa is the clever one who is very responsible and sensible and is also the one who worries about the environment. Marge is Homer`s wife and tries to run the family. Then we have Maggie the last child who cannot speak yet and Santa`s Little Helper who is adopted by the Simpsons in one of the first episodes. Adding to this family are many other characters, all unique and interesting that have their own personalities and this is what for me makes the Simpsons so great.

                      The fantastic thing about the show is that there are jokes for everyone so everyone can enjoy it whether quite a young child or an adult. Most episodes are based on something quite famous and there are many references at famous people or things. There are even lots of special guests and many are very famous including Tony Hawk, Ricky Gervais and Simon Cowell. You can also relate to the show and there are many things that you can relate to in real life.

                      The show has got a little bit worse in my opinion recently as I imagine they are running out of ideas and things to copy but it is still worth watching. The humour is based on a mix of things including spoofs, wiity lines and probably mostly stereotypical views whether a fat German kid, Homer`s laziness or when they have an English person they are really posh or the foreign corner shop owner Apu!

                      Overall this is a classic TV show that is part of modern day life and well worth watching!

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                      • Sherlock Holmes (DVD) / DVD / 18 Readings / 17 Ratings
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                        I watched this film about a month or two ago in the cinema as I have just recently been reading some Sherlock Holmes books and the film looked pretty decent.

                        Serial killer Lord Blackwood is executed. However he then rises from the dead and Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) and Dr Watson must try and discover if this was a supernatural phenomenon or if there is a logical explanation. It is a very clever plot and there are lots of surprises to keep you entertained on the way and I think it is the sort of plot Sir Arthur Conan Doyle might have wrote himself!

                        Sure Sherlock Holmes may have a lot more fights in this film than the book but this is a re make and Holmes is also quite strong and tough in the books. The movie also shows how unsociable Sherlock Holmes is in the book and also the relationship between Holmes and Watson. This Holmes is different to the TV ones but the TV Holmes was different to the book. The emphasis on the physical side also keeps the film interesting.

                        The acting is pretty good to be honest and the actors give the characters their own twist. The roles are played well and this might be one of the best Holmes and Watson pairings to date. The London in the film also really does seem to reflect the period and it looks very atmospheric and shows the old London off really well.

                        The fighting and action scenes also work pretty well and keep the movie fresh and different and also showing Holmes`s physical side. Watson also is a pretty good fighter here too and these scenes are also quite interesting to watch. Holmes even uses his cleverness here to fight with his head as well as with his body and this works well.

                        The explanations are shown at the end and it all comes together. Here you see that you saw exactly the same as Holmes and yet he was able to solve it all while you did not really have a clue what had happened! This is where you get to Sherlock Holmes skills of detection but you do throughout the film too.

                        The film was a little different from what I expected to see and although at times it felt James Bond like it also felt like Sherlock Holmes at the same time. It was at times a little stupid and it might have a brilliant plot but it was and is still an enjoyable film! I would recommend the film overall and I think I might actually get the DVD when it comes out!

                        Overall this is a decent Sherlock Holmes film and I would recommend watching it.

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                          28.03.2010 11:34
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                          The Natural History Museum is on Cromwell Road in London and near the South Kensington tube station. It is very easy to get to the museum whatever form of transport you use. The only thing I would say is don`t expect to park right outside as it is very busy and there is very little parking available and the museum is in the congestion charge zone!

                          The Natural History Museum is free to enter although you are encouraged to donate and I think there are some temporary exhibitions which you have to pay for. There are many places where you can donate throughout the museum. I have visited this museum many times and think it is probably the best overall museum in London compared to others like the Science Museum. I also think children would enjoy this museum more than most other ones.

                          The building is very impressive and an old massive one. It is really spectacular especially in the Great Hall with the giant dinosaur bones which is what I always remember the museum for. There is normally a large queue outside due to the museum popularity. Once you enter you have to have your bags checked for security purposes but this is only a short check that lasts probably less than thirty seconds.

                          The Museum has a wide variety of displays and exhibitions but is probably most famous for the dinosaurs. There is a mixture of display items here whether the massive moving dinosaur, a TV with information about dinosaurs or just some dinosaur bones. There is lots of information and it is always interesting to look at the strange names and compare the size of you compared to the dinosaur. Overall this is probably the most popular section and children always enjoy it too!

                          Another exhibition I remember is the massive blue whale which takes up a massive room. There is also a section about the Earth and volcanoes and earthquakes. You also go up a giant escalator here and through the Earth! Here there is a room where you are meant to experience an earthquake which is good fun.

                          There is also a good section on minerals and rocks and you get to look at all the different shiny gems and stones! This is also interesting and always worth a visit!

                          There are plenty of other interesting and informative displays around the museum and there is a lot to see and do. There are a few gift shops including a mineral one with lots of different stones and minerals and at the back there is a massive amethyst which costs thousands! There is also a dinosaur store and a general store but as with all these types of attractions everything is a bit overpriced but it is a good cause.

                          There are also lots of toilets and baby changing facilities. There are also restaurants and cafes and some others places to eat but I have not been in any of these so can`t comment how good they are.

                          The museum is open daily is between 10 am and nearly up to 18.00. The museum is closed for just a couple of days a year at Christmas times.
                          This is probably my favourite museum as it has such a great mix of things to do. You could spend ages in here and it is also free to enter. For a museum it also does well to keep young children entertained and interested through interactive displays and more.

                          I think everyone should visit here at least once as it a great attraction and you learn a lot and it is also free! There is something for everyone here and that is why everyone should visit.

                          Overall I think this is simply a fantastic museum to visit and you could go and visit for as long as you want to with anyone.

                          I always really enjoy this museum and would definitely recommend it to all!

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                            The British Museum is a really interesting place to visit and one of the places I would recommend to anyone to visit if they happened to be in London!

                            The museum is massive and features many exhibits from places all around the world. There is so much information and things to see and do that you could spend days in here. It is a really impressive place to go!

                            One of the most popular sections is the mummies! This section is truly fascinating and they have a massive amount of different mummies. It is really interesting and there are mummies of all different shapes and sizes here! There are even some that have been taken out of their tombs and cases. There is also lots of information about the mummies and this part of the museum is just generally very interesting. I imagine it would be popular with children too as it would probably fascinate a lot of them! Sadly the mummy section is also incredibly busy and there are always lots of people here.

                            I also saw an exhibition about money and showed how money has changed so much over time. It showed things from old coins to cheque books. I also found it interesting seeing some of the things used as currency hundreds of years ago that looked like massive stones! It was all very interesting!

                            Another bit which was a temporary exhibition I saw was about an Anglo Saxon discovery and was about all the different things a man discovered in a field! There were many different types of jewellery and other interesting discoveries and the man made a small fortune out of it!

                            While the museum is free you should really donate a couple of pounds per person as it is a fantastic place and you also learn a lot at the same time!

                            I was only at the museum for a couple of hours but could have been just as easily for a week - there is so much to see and do and if you looked closely and read all the information about everything you would probably be there for a year!

                            The museum is also very well laid out with different sections about completely different things and you can get a free map so you can work out what you want to see and where to go! You could even get audio tours if you wanted them!

                            There is so much stuff to see that you start to get a bit bored and don`t appreciate everything so I would recommend going here a few times but for just a couple of hours at a time especially as it is free to visit.

                            You can easily visit by either getting the Tube, a bus, a taxi or just by walking to it. The address is British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG. The British Museum is open nearly every day and most of the exhibitions are available always from 10.00- 17.30.

                            Also there are a couple of restaurants and cafes at the museum that you can eat at. Whether you want a quick snack and a cup of coffee or a fancy menu! There is also a shop with many good books in it and other souvenirs. All the money is going to a good cause to so it is worth buying a book or something!

                            You really should visit the British Museum sometime especially if you live in London or nearby as there are many important objects just waiting to be seen and considering the entry price it is hard to not recommend visiting! Also you may learn something interesting from going and get your old brain working a little!

                            Go and visit!

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