Kensington is one of London’s most affluent districts and is home to many museums and concert halls. Smart and elegant, the district of Kensington, lying between Kensington Park and Chelsea, is largely Victorian, interspersed with green spaces. It is considered the cultural centre of London.
Kensington is also home to largest concentration of French in London.
Also worth visiting: The Royal Albert Hall, home to the famous BBC Promenade concerts throughout the summer; Kensington Palace, long a residence of the Royal Family; the Serpentine Galleries, a museum for contemporary art and exhibition centre; Leighton House Museum, once home to the Victorian painter; the Natural History Museum, with over 78 million specimens in its collections; the Science Museum and its impressive collection of 300,000 objects from the history of science.