British Museum

Founded in 1753, the British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history. Enjoy a unique comparison of the treasures of world cultures under one roof, centred around the magnificent Great Court.

World-famous objects such as the Rosetta Stone, Parthenon sculptures, and Egyptian mummies are visited by up to six million visitors per year. In addition to the vast permanent collection, the museum’s special exhibitions, displays and events are all designed to advance understanding of the collection and cultures they represent.

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Opening Hours

Approx 10am - 5.30pm

Ticket Price

Free

Nearest Station

Tottenham Court Road, Holborn and Russell Square (Underground)

Address

Great Russell Street

London

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