The British Museum
The British museum British museum, London

The British Museum holds in trust for the nation and the world a collection of art and antiquities from ancient and living cultures. Housed in one of Britain's architectural landmarks, the collection is one of the finest in existence, spanning two million years of human history. Access to the collections is free.

The British Museum's international standing and its key role in the display of the world's and nation's heritage make it one of the most-visited public buildings in London, contributing to its cultural and economic  life.   London's  largest   covered

public square, the Great Court has changed the face of Bloomsbury as a cultural quarter.

Famous objects include the Rosetta Stone, sculptures from the Parthenon and the Portland Vase.

A range of different tours are available to help you explore the permanent collections.

For further information contact:

opening times
Sunday   10.00 - 18.00
Monday   10.00 - 18.00
Tuesday   10.00 - 18.00
Wednesday   10.00 - 18.00
Thursday   10.00 - 18.00
Friday   10.00 - 18.00
Saturday   10.00 - 18.00

The British Museum
Great Russell Street
+44 (0)20 7323 8299

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