British Museum

British Museum

History Museum and Art Museum
Great Russell St, London, Greater London, WC1B 3DG, United Kingdom
Hours:
Closed until 10:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu, Sat–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–5:30 PM
  • Fri
    • 10:00 AM–8:30 PM
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Wi-Fi:
Yes

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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    Wisnu Y.
    "Check out the ancient Egypt exhibit and see the Rosetta Stone."(40 Tips)
    Giannis V.
    "Best part of the museum the stolen Parthenon Sculptures."(15 Tips)
    Natasha D.
    "Egyptian exhibits as well as the Greek section."(8 Tips)
    Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
    "Rosetta Stone and the Elgin marbles."(8 Tips)
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  • museums
  • rosetta stone
  • parthenon
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  • architecture
  • tours
  • exhibits
  • scenic views
  • free admission
  • afternoon tea
  • free Wifi
  • café
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  • antiques
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  • Murat E.

    Harika. Anadoludan eserlerin götürülmesi üzüntü verici. Fakat biz kaçırılan eserlere gerekli ilgiyi ve Özeni gösterebilir miydik? Kararı siz verin...

    Murat Erdal · 4 hours ago
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  • Vika P.

    It is really incredible here!

    Vika Poddubnaya · 1 day ago
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  • Aldo M.

    El rentar el sistema de audio es una muy buena forma de disfrutar todo el museo, el sistema tiene varios idiomas

    Aldo Meza · 2 days ago
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  • Mariana

    Тут можно увидеть чего англичане наворовали в других странах. Самое популярное место- зал с мумиями

    Mariana · 3 days ago
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  • Gagan S.

    Free WiFi, great history, culture

    Gagan Singh · 6 days ago
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  • Armein H.

    Maybe one of the biggest history museum in the world. One day NOT enough to explore all section of this museum. Free admission except special exhibition #Traveling #London

    Armein Hazet · 6 days ago
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  • Gürel Ö.

    Londra'ya gelince uğranılması gereken en önemli müze

    Gürel Özden · 1 week ago
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  • Ana M.

    The ground floor is very crowded, but in the ones above there are also fantastic archeological treasures

    Ana Madrid Viniegra · 1 week ago
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  • Tiviet N.

    Free admission. You could spend days in here. Pro tip: Take the Elevetor to the top floor and go down from there to save energy.

    Tiviet Nguyen · 1 week ago
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  • Gloverboy

    London's most visited tourist attraction. And for good reason.

    Gloverboy · 1 week ago
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  • Cesar

    Very good museum

    Cesar · 1 week ago
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  • Lights Camera Dani

    The British museum is just ok in my opinion, and the cafe/restaurant is a bit overpriced! At least entry to the museum itself is free.

    Lights Camera Dani · 2 weeks ago
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  • Felipe Z.

    Um dos melhores museus que já fui, incrível coleção de objetos e obras, enorme e muito interessante.

    Felipe Zavan · 2 weeks ago
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  • Ali A.

    This is indeed one of the best museums in the world! Basically you can find anything you want in there. Don't forget to check out ancient Egypt, Iran (Persia), & Greece.

    Ali Ahi · 2 weeks ago
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  • Jenn P.

    Well done exhibits. So much to see!

    Jenn P · 2 weeks ago
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  • Tyler D.

    Egyptian artifacts. Rosetta stone. Other plundered treasures.

    Tyler D · 2 weeks ago
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  • abd aziz m.

    Kenangan lalu ...tempat sangat menarik .

    abd aziz mohamed · 3 weeks ago
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  • David B.

    Not been here for the longest time. Still a fantastic venue and good for a family trip. Best of all it remains free to enter. Need a whole day to explore properly.

    David Birkett · 3 weeks ago
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  • Alex T.

    Really busy in the expected areas like the Egyptian history sections but don't miss all the other treasures that lie in less populated areas!!

    Alex Tomlinson · 3 weeks ago
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  • Deniz D.

    Everything!

    Deniz Dalkilic · 3 weeks ago
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  • Omar Gabriel T.

    Great art, especially from the ancient world. A must visit while in London. History lovers as myself are going to have a great time here.

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  • Devonta

    Huge! Map out the exhibits you want to visit before you come. Free but recommend a 5 pound donation.

    Devonta · 3 weeks ago
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  • Alina Grace

    I love this place. So much history but it will take a whole day. A place where you will have to spend the whole day.

    Alina Grace · 3 weeks ago
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  • Andrey K.

    Музей оказался не таким интересным и понятным как Лувр. Хотя сама архитектура необычна.

    Andrey Korolev · June 28
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  • Samuel C.

    Se parece mucho al MET de NY , lo mejor es que es Gratis !!!

    Samuel Cuevas · June 27
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  • Saud A.

    Definitely worth a visit.

    Saud Alghizzi · June 24
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  • Çiğdem Şimşek İ.

    Bir Louvre Müzesi veya Vatikan değil... oraları gezdikten sonra burası az hafif kaldı...

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  • Priya T.

    Another good exhibition - Defining Beauty

    Priya Tungrus · June 20
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  • Khalid G.

    The Ancient Egyptian exhibition never fails to teach me something new. There's a lot of secrets nestled away in that exhibit...

    Khalid Golding · June 19
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  • David

    Very rich collection of ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, European and Asian artefacts. The Rosette stone and Ramses II head are among the most famous pieces. Free WiFi.

    David · June 17
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  • HashtagNYU

    It's easy to get lost in art and history here... Too bad your art history class doesn't do more field trips here. Read more

    HashtagNYU · June 16
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  • 🎀Eunice M.

    Much more intersting than i can imagine :)

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  • Abdurrhman A.

    جمييييييييييل والدخول مجاني وبعض الأجنحة بفلوس.. جناح العملات شي رهييب أعجبني مرة .. عمومًا اكثر الأجنحة مريت عليها مرور بس.. لكن بعضها كان الوقوف حتمي 😍

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  • Salwan F.

    Lots and lots of Ancient Egyptian stuff, but you'll find a lot about Persian, Assyrian, Roman, Greek and Asian as well....mind you they took all of these, they weren't acquired...

    Salwan Finj · June 12
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  • Abdulla B.

    Egyptian mummies can be found here 💀

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  • Theo Lateralus Y.

    If it says, "Don't touch," please DO NOT TOUCH. There's even a symbol👈🏻 this goes for tour guides too!

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  • 3asak

    stunning free entry courtyard with a glass roof. there is plenty of things to see in a day however feel free yourself to skip pathernonrelieferna. that side dirty and damged.

    3asak · May 30
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  • Naree K.

    오디오가이드 들으면서 관람하니 시간가는줄 모르겠다

    Naree Kim · May 26
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  • JET

    Visiting to see the excellent collection of artefacts goes without saying. But the building itself is an awesome piece of architecture and a great place to people watch.

    JET · May 23
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  • Isma V.

    Cansado sino pero bello...

    Isma Vela · May 20
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  • Fatih K.

    One of the biggest museums in the world. It reflects the domination of UK all over the world throughout recent history. Different pieces from all over the world. Definitely it is worth to be seen

    Fatih Kuran · May 18
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  • Ken Y.

    amazing and free attraction, you could easily spend a whole day there

    Ken Yip · May 18
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  • Sergio F.

    Obligatorio prepararse la visita antes de entrar con las 10 cosas más importantes. En caso contrario sólo queda sumirse en la desesperación más absoluta.

    Sergio F. · May 15
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  • Ron

    Sehr interessantes und vor allem sehr umfangreiches Museum.

    Ron · May 14
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  • Antonis T.

    More like "Anything but British Museum". Stolen pieces from all over the world! However, exhibits are well preserved and presented.

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  • Daniele P.

    One of the best museums in the World. Assirian and Egyptian scultures are a must-see

    Daniele P · May 12
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  • Chelsea B.

    See Cleopatra's final resting place, with an x ray view.

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  • Hanna-Riina K.

    Free entrance, no queue, simply walk in and choose which exhibition you wanna explore.

    Hanna-Riina K · April 29
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  • Olcay O.

    İki yıl önce gelip de unuttuğum yer

    Olcay Okutan · April 28
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  • Natalja S.

    "Indigenous Australia" is one of the most interesting current exhibitions! 💕

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