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British Museum

Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, England
+44 20 7323 8299
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A museum of the world, for the world. Discover over two million years of human history and culture. Some of the world-famous objects include the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures and Egyptian mummies.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, England
+44 20 7323 8299
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Calm is what I feel every time I visit The British Museum. I am not a big fan of museums, I like them but I only visit them once. On the contrary, when living in London, I would love to go and spend some regenerating...More

Thank Lorloveintheworld
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing place, my 14 year old squealed with delight for the for time since teenage years kicked in. The Greek and Egyptian exhibits made the trip for her .

Thank Vicky S
Reviewed yesterday

I absolutley love the tranquility of the British museum - such a stylish building crammed full with the most interesting artefacts (even if the colonial provenance leaves something to be desired). Can spend half an hour having a quick glance, or a full day in...More

Thank Simon G
Reviewed yesterday

If you are in London you must visit it! It's free and it provides a wide range of information. 1 day is not enough to see everything!

Thank vanessagorietti
Reviewed yesterday

Vast, world-class museum. The covered atrium around the reading rooms is quite something. Several trips required to see it all, unless you are specific about what you want to see - I was after the American collection on this occasion. Well laid out, but be...More

Thank BucksToon
Reviewed yesterday

It was A wonderful experience to see egyptian, greek, roman and asian antiques all in one place. Being free is an added bonus!

Thank _Kate_C_RSA
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's do popular to the world it makes me proud to be a British citizen . The loveliest part of London to.

Thank Faithless13
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Family day out to the museum. Very interesting and educational. Some vey interesting artefacts and history

1  Thank Tony M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I loved it. Clean and clear. Especially the exhibition about the LGBTQ people. I didn't spend a lot of time in there but had enough to appreciate.

1  Thank Séverine M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Family friendly, great historical displays. the kids were really thrilled w/ this museum. Go early- long lines and lots of school groups in July.

Thank jager28
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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2 August 2017|
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Response from BritishMuseum_London | Property representative |
Hi Kevin, Thanks for your question. Admission to the Museum is free, although some temporary exhibitions may require a ticket. Hope you have a pleasant visit. Best, Lucy Visitor Support
15 July 2017|
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Fabia C
14 July 2017|
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Response from BritishMuseum_London | Property representative |
Hi Fabia, Thanks for your question. On Fridays the last time slot for #Hokusai starts at 20.10 and the exhibition closes at 21.30. Enjoy the exhibition! Greta Visitor Support