British Museum

Museum featuring artefacts from around the world

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.




Great Russell St, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3DG

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Saturday 10am–5:30pm Sunday 10am–5:30pm Monday 10am–5:30pm Tuesday 10am–5:30pm Wednesday 10am–5:30pm Thursday 10am–5:30pm Friday 10am–8:30pm
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