The British Museum
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Art, decorative arts, archaeology, antiquities from Ancient Egypt, Rome, Greece and the Middle East, coins, galleries on Africa, North America, Mexico, Asia
The British Museum's collection of seven million objects representing the rich history of human cultures mirrors the city of London's global variety. In no other museum can the visitor see so clearly the history of what it is to be human.
The British Museum in Bloomsbury is open every day and offers a full and exciting exhibition and events programme.
Explore highlight objects from the British Museum by ancient, historical and living culture.
Explore highlight objects from the British Museum collection by historical, contemporary people from kings and mythical figures to artists.
Explore highlights from the British Museum collection by modern geographic location.
Explore highlights from the British Museum collection by the materials they're made out of.
The nearest underground stations to the British Museum are:
Tottenham Court Road (300m)
Russell Square (800m)
Goodge Street (800m)
Monday: 10.00am – 5.30pm
Tuesday: 10.00am – 5.30pm
Wednesday: 10.00am – 5.30pm
Thursday: 10.00am – 5.30pm
Friday: 10.00am – 5.30pm
Saturday: 10.00am – 5.30pm
Sunday: 10.00am – 5.30pm