British Museum

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Open daily 10.00-17.30. Open late on Fridays until 20.30.

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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 6 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.

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British Museum Prices:

Standard Prices

Adult Ticket: Free (USD0.00)
Child Ticket: Free (USD0.00)
Family Ticket: Free (USD0.00)
Senior Ticket: Free (USD0.00)

Group Pricing Information

Special exhibitions have discounts for groups. To find out what else is on offer for groups, visit

British Museum Facilities:

Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Accessible Communication Facilities
Information available in audio format
Information available in large print
Accessible Venue Facilities
Assistance dogs welcome
Access Inside Building Facilities
Seating for limited mobility users along routes
Attraction Facilities
Catering Facilities
Event Facilities
In house AV available
Breakout Rooms
Raked or tiered seating offered
Payment Facilities
Free entry

British Museum Location Map

British Museum

Directions to British Museum

Tube: Tottenham Court Road, Holborn, Russell Square

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British Museum Contact Details

British Museum
Great Russell Street
+44 (0)20 7323 8000