London Attractions

I'm planning to take my parents around London during Christmas holidays this year, so I started looking at different websites for the available attractions, places to see and things to do!
First of, London is expensive! There are few attractions that free, and for the rest, the entry fee is quite a lot. Here's a small list:
Attraction Price Duration Remarks Location
London Eye 10.9 30 mins Combo tickets available Waterloo Tube (5 mins from Waterloo)
Madame Tussaud's (incl Planetorium) 21.99 2 hours Ticket prices vary depending upon time of entry (9-3: 21.99 , 3-5: 17.99, 5-6: 13 Baker Street underground station is on the Bakerloo, Circle, Jubilee, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines, making it a short, easy journey from anywhere on the central London tube network.
London Eye + MT 26.5   (You have 7 days to visit MT after London Eye)  
Somerset House (Ice Rink, Gilbert collection of art, Art gallery) 5 2 hours £5 for each collection. £8 for a combo of any two Somerset House can be entered on foot from Victoria Embankment, Waterloo Bridge (via a new footbridge link), or from the Strand
British Museum Free 2 hours   Near: Holborn, Tottenham Court Road, Russell Square, Goodge St.
Tower of London 12.5 3 hours   Circle/District lines to Tower Hill. Follow directional signage to the main entrance of the To
Tower + Hampton Court 17.5 6 hours    
Hampton Court 11.5 3 hours    
Westminster Abbey 6 1 hr Open 10-12:45 only till Jan 1  
Buckingham Palace 13.5   Guard change every odd-day at 11:30 AM (during winter, weather permitting)  
London Aquarium 9.75 2 hours   The best station is Westminster on the District, Circle and jubilee lines.
Trafalgar Square Free     Tube: Charing Cross
Well I never! How is an ordinary man supposed to live in a city like that then?! Here are some websites and other links of interest for visiting London:

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