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The British Museum

Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, England
+44 20 7323 8299
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Small-Group Tour: The British Museum in London
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, England
Bloomsbury
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+44 20 7323 8299
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nerd heaven!!! I couldn’t have had a better experience. And the staff at the coin dept were incredibly friendly and helpful!

Thank Scott C
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Reviewed yesterday

This museum is definitely a must. It holds some of the best antiquities in the world, including The Rosetta Stone. The museum is broken down into periods of time and countries. You could easily spend an entire day there. Great museum.

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Reviewed yesterday

We spent about 3 hours, but could have spent all day. There are many interesting things to see. Museum is free!

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The British Museum is filled with treasures including several Egyptian treasures, as well as the famed Rosetta Stone. The museum is well planned, so navigating through the various exhibits is straight forward. The atrium is breathtaking and on its own is worth the visit. Enjoy...More

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We saw a lot of interesting stuff. It has an amazing collection of pieces of history, directly from your history book. The only downside is that it's too crowded for my taste.

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Reviewed yesterday

A must do for tourists, and you can spend as long or as little time as you wish! The centrum (pictured) is worth the visit itself. Great stop for a drink if you're in the area!

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Reviewed yesterday

I could spend a week here, at least. It's like the Smithsonian, except exponentially more. Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Ancient Greece, Rome, Anglo-Saxon England, are the highlighjts for me. This is not an art museum, if you are looking for famous paintings by Dutch masters, French...More

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The British Museum has an amazing array of displays from all different eras and covering a large range of topics. Its main atrium is spacious and provides a good rest from the busier exhibits. It’s possible to visit many times for free without getting bored....More

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Lots to see and many interesting exhibitions. Very busy especially during the summer. Try going early or later on in the day.m

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In London, this should be one of your first stops. Set aside an entire day, particularly if you enjoy Egyptian and other ancient artifacts. This museum is HUGE! I recommend going early, as my visit during the middle of the day was over run with...More

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Bloomsbury
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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jakib h
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Response from Anuj V | Reviewed this property |
No. We just walked in . No tickets required as far as I recall .
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Jo P
10 April 2018|
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Response from Paul G | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is seats in some galleries
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Response from Montserrat K | Reviewed this property |
American? you are the king of inĝnorance and big mouth here mate!! ;)
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