British Museum

Local nameBritish Museum
LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Home to one of the largest collections of works and artefacts coming from all over the world, the museum is dedicated to human history, art, and culture. It was opened for the first time in 1759.

The museum contains 10 departments of various collections. You can see artefacts dedicated to indigenous peoples of Africa, Oceania and the Americas, antiquities illustrating the cultures of ancient Rome, Greece and Egypt, Buddhist paintings or drawings by Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael and Michelangelo. Last but not least, the museum houses extensive numismatic collections.

The entrance to the museum is free so it is a great choice for those who travel on a budget. Allow yourself a lot of time to explore the whole museum.

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Opening hours

Daily: 10 am - 5:30 pm (until 8:30 pm on Fri)

Gallery
Daily: 10 am – 5:30 pm, (most open until 8:30 pm on Fri)

Great Court
Daily: 9 am – 6 pm (until 8:30 pm on Fri)

Closed: Dec 24, 25 and 26, Jan 1

Admission

Free to all visitors.

Museum offers various free and paid tours, check the website for more information.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Museum

Official Website http://www.britishmuseum.org/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/britishmuseum

Twitter https://twitter.com/britishmuseum

YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/britishmuseum

Email information@britishmuseum.org

Phone +44 20 7323 8299

Address Great Russell Street, WC1B 3DG, London, GB

Coordinates 51°31'9.706" N -0°7'37.981" E

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