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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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  • Average4%
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, England
+44 20 7323 8299
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Reviewed yesterday

I wanted to visit the British Museum for years, after travelling around the world and visiting sites the the BM had taken artifacts from and had heard about at other places. eg: The Elgin Marbles. I wasnt disappointed, They have a lot of artifacts inside...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You do not need to be a history student to come here.. simply if you want to know many great events of human history.. their artifacts, remains are here.. Do buy the audio guid (6 gbp ) it is totally worth it, you either need...More

1  Thank Abhishek S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An amazing museum that welcomes everyone for free What an excellent visit I enjoyed the museum and it turned out fun too There was music playing in the entrance There are special exhibitions but you don’t need to visit specially cause the museum offers the...More

1  Thank Maya M
Reviewed yesterday

You know it will be vast but it’s only when you visit that the reality hits. We visited the superb Assyrian exhibition and then did a one hour plus search for about ten different highlights. Eavesdropping on one of the free tours at the Lewis...More

Thank Killeboy
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is gigantic and amazing. Book a guided tour. It’s too big to tackle on your own. It’s time well spent.

1  Thank Patrick R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You just have to a set aside two days at british museum to cover every object! It is the highlight of our london trip during school holiday!

1  Thank lilicai
Reviewed yesterday

Lots to see, would need another visit to take in all the exhibits on show. Staff pleasant and helpful.

Thank PSE1954
Reviewed yesterday

Went to see a few specific itms but, as always, got seduced into galleries I hand't seen before. Excellent.

Thank FreqTravW
Reviewed yesterday

Could easily have spent hours here, but was on a very tight schedule. The weather was crappy outside, so seemed the place was more crowded than I would expect on a Monday. Awesome collection of artifacts from vaarious cultures around the world

1  Thank brake4bears
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is an amazing Museum with very interesting and vast options to see. I recommend it for people that love culture and history.

Thank Julian A
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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8 November 2017|
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Response from BritishMuseum_London | Property representative |
Hello, Thanks for your enquiry. We estimate that it will take visitors roughly an hour to visit the exhibition, though some may take longer or shorter depending on their preferences. Hope you enjoy... More
13 October 2017|
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Response from Chris T | Reviewed this property |
We winged it and thoroughly enjoyed it. We downloaded the British Museum App which helped a great deal.
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