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Many of London's museums are free to enter, but they also offer a wide range of temporary paid-for exhibitions. Don't miss these fantastic London museum exhibitions as selected by our editorial team. 

Diana: Her Fashion Story at Kensington Palace

See some of Princess Diana's most impressive outfits with Diana: Her Fashion Story at Kensington Palace. Discover how Diana used her image to inspire people and to champion the causes she cared about, and marvel at the beautiful gowns and working outfits she used to wear in the 1980s and 1990s. Ongoing. Book now

Star Wars Identities: The Exhibition at The O2

Come face to face with the legendary saga’s beloved characters with Star Wars Identities: The Exhibition at The O2. Take a journey though the evolution of Star Wars’ most famous characters and see hundreds of models, costumes and props from the films. Enjoy special interactive displays and create a unique Star Wars character based on your personality traits. Until 3 Sep. Book now

The Art of the Brick: DC Superheroes at South Bank

Marvel at spectacular Lego sculptures inspired by the world of superheroes with Art of the Brick: DC Superheroes at South Bank's Doon Street Car Park. The exhibition boasts more than two million Lego bricks, turned into works of art by famous Lego artist Sawaya. Highlights include Super Woman, Batman, Joker and Superman. Until 4 Sep. Book now

The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Discover more than 350 artefacts from one of the world’s most influential bands with The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains at the Victoria and Albert Museum. The first international retrospective dedicated to the pioneering artists, Their Mortal Remains takes you on a multi-sensory journey through Pink Floyd’s psychedelic world and their influence on music, fashion and design. 13 May-1 Oct. Book now

Making Nature: How We See Animals at Wellcome Collection

Explore the relationship between humans and the natural world with Making Nature: How We See Animals at the Wellcome Collection. Learn how artists, philosophers and scientists have built different hierarchies in their view of nature through more than 100 curious objects and artworks. Until 21 May

Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year at the Royal Observatory Greenwich

Marvel at breathtaking images of our solar system with Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. The annual exhibition features stunning shots of the sky, stars, aurorae, asteroids and planets by the 2016 winning entries of the competition alongside notable runners-up. Until 28 Jun

People Power: Fighting for Peace at IWM London

Learn about the evolution of anti-war movements in the UK with People Power: Fighting for Peace at the Imperial War Museum. Discover how protests for peace have shaped British history through an engaging display of items from the First and Second World Wars, up to the present day. Until 28 Aug

Robots at Science Museum

Take a journey through the history of robotics with Robots at the Science Museum. Discover how and why humans have always been trying to recreate version of themselves thorough a display of more than 100 robots, from a 16th-century iron manikin to modern robots capable of showing emotions. Until 3 Sep

Tunnel: the Archaeology of Crossrail at Museum of London Docklands

Discover the capital’s hidden history with Tunnel: the Archaeology of Crossrail at Museum of London Docklands. See which curious objects were found during the construction works of Crossrail, London’s new railway, from a 17th-century human skeleton to 19th-century ginger jars. Until 3 Sep

Wildlife Photographer of The Year at Natural History Museum

Be amazed by stunning images from the natural world with the Natural History Museum’s beloved Wildlife Photographer of The Year competition. Witness beautiful landscape shots and portraits of curious animals and plants. The 100 images on display were shortlisted from almost 50,000 competing entries, and embody all the best elements of photojournalism. Until 10 Sep