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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  • Natalja S.

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

    Natalja Saint-Germain · 10 hours ago
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  • Robert J.

    Worth a visit, even if you think you've seen it all :)

    Robert Jensen · 1 day ago
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  • Antonio Carlos S.

    Muito bom a parte de Grécia

    Antonio Carlos Silva · 2 days ago
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  • Adrià A.

    Great museum with plenty of interesting expositions and key objects in human history

    Adrià A (SU2) · 2 days ago
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  • Phil N.

    Can you believe it's free? Worth the donation many times over!

    Phil Nom · 3 days ago
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  • Boris M.

    Entrée gratuite, collections très riches

    Boris Monin · 5 days ago
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  • Levent M.

    It is a must

    Levent Mamur · 1 week ago
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  • Boris van Hoytema

    The Museum of Stolen History

    Boris van Hoytema · 1 week ago
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  • Cal P.

    So many rooms. Just pick a room you're interested and head straight there. Don't try to cover everything in a single visit.

    Cal Paterson · 2 weeks ago
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  • Amir Afiq A.

    Impressive building and one day could not cover everything, need to come again!

    Amir Afiq Azmi · 2 weeks ago
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  • Alexander K.

    Come back often since it's free and always changing

    Alexander Kustov · 2 weeks ago
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  • Allison C.

    Stunning building. Heaving with tourists, but something for everyone to see.

    Allison Coleman · 3 weeks ago
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  • Geórgia B.

    Imperdível

    Geórgia Belluzzo · 3 weeks ago
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  • DJTROTEX

    Muy bueno, sobretodo el pabellon egipcio con todas sus momias

    DJTROTEX · 3 weeks ago
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  • Mehmet Y.

    Free guided tours are good.

    Mehmet Yıldız · 3 weeks ago
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  • Fidel Antonio M.

    Museum highlights: Rosetta stone, mummies, Parthenon "reconstruction", and this pre-historic Egyptian carcass called Gebelein man. Free admission.

    Fidel Antonio Medel · 3 weeks ago
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  • Joanna K.

    I love this place :) Highly recommend

    Joanna Kociuba · March 28
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  • Francisco Jose F.

    Impactante, historia pura

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  • David L.

    Members room wifi: BMMembers password is 74ge4sesf3

    David Longworth · March 20
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  • David L.

    Great to explore alone. Members area is nicely tucked away with great drinks and most importantly fast internet. Not open late enough though.

    David Longworth · March 20
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  • Ahmet D.

    çalıntı murat 124 teybi bile var :)

    Ahmet D. · March 19
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  • Saad Alfarraj ™

    Amazing museum free of charge entry avoid coming in school times to many children 😕👂تجي لندن وماجيت المتحف !!! أجل ماجيت لندن 😒👊

    Saad Alfarraj ™ · March 18
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  • Pedro H.

    Imperdible si estas en Londres. Tiene el único moai q conbina la cultura del hombre pájaro con la rapa nui

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  • Lissy L.

    Warren Cup

    Lissy Lovett · March 17
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  • Troll3n N.

    Statues and anything ancient really from anywhere BUT England! LOL

    Troll3n N. · March 14
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  • Bayarmaa

    Wonderful museum, I highly recommend to visit this museum.

    Bayarmaa · March 10
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  • Ça C'est C.

    Les galeries, les souvenirs, etc.

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  • Danny L.

    Well presented, always a good exhibition.

    Danny Lewis · March 8
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  • Nilson R.

    The museum of all museums. The clichè is unavoidable.

    Nilson Rogério · March 6
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  • T K.

    開館は10ですが、早目に到着しても、中央ホールには入って座って待つことが出来ます。

    T Kimb · March 3
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  • Ignacio

    The Egyptian sector is really good. Free entrance

    Ignacio · March 2
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  • Lauren H.

    Japanese and Egyptian sections

    Lauren Hsu · February 28
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  • Leyla K.

    Her zanan guzel her zaman yenilikci, her zaman dolu ve en onemlisi halka acik

    Leyla Kaya · February 27
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  • Joey C.

    I found it on par with the Louvre in terms on impressive exhibits. Sort of scary to see kids touching Egyptian artifacts

    Joey Carmello · February 22
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  • Kevin M.

    Extraordinary collections from many cultures and periods. You could spend a whole day here and not see everything.

    Kevin McCulley · February 21
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  • Marie S.

    Very, very crowded. If you actually want to look at art and not just take instagram pictures of the exhibits, avoid the crowds by going early in the morning.

    Marie S. · February 21
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  • Hamza M.

    Free entries foe every other body' you dont have to buy a ticket to go in....

    Hamza Mohamed · February 20
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  • Hui-ern N.

    Love this place

    Hui-ern Ng · February 15
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  • Ömür K.

    Önceden kızıyordum, bizim ülkemizden de bi çok eser aşırmışlar. Aşırmasalar kalırmıydı? Şiddetle tavsiye edilir

    Ömür Karakullukçu · February 15
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  • JK

    You can do some shopping at The Grenville Shop after visiting the museum

    JK · February 15
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  • Erwin V.

    Amazing collection. Don't forget the Rosetta stone in the Egyptian part of the museum.

    Erwin Vanhecke · February 12
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  • George M.

    Nice building. Shame they charge so much for the temporary exhibitions.

    George MacD · February 7
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  • Zara

    Absolutely huge museum, there is something for everyone here.

    Zara · February 5
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  • Lucas M.

    Venha com bastante tempo, pois são muitas galerias sobre vários momentos das civilizações mais notórias. Egito, Grécia, Império Romano, Idade Média, relógios e moedas são meus destaques.

    Lucas Moreira · February 4
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  • Gökhan K.

    If you want to learn ancient day of the world society you can visit. But if you want to learn something about British, you shouldn't go there

    Gökhan Kaya · February 4
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  • Ahu C.

    Yarım gün yetmez gezmenize, 1 gün ayırın ki tadına vara vara gezin, tarih buraya taşınmış :)

    Ahu Cukurova · January 26
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  • Chris 

    Amazing building, great selection of (stolen?) treasures from each and every corner of the earth. Don't miss it!

    Chris  · January 26
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  • Henrique X.

    Huge museum with crafts from all over the world. Free entrance, no fuss to go in and out, so there is no need to make it worth. Enjoy it as a stroll in the park!

    Henrique Xavier · January 25
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  • Cathrine M.

    It's huge. Expect fun times, historical artifacts in every room and overpriced food 😀

    Cathrine Myhre · January 21
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  • Eamon F.

    One of the best museums in the world. Loved seeing the Rosetta Stone up close!

    Eamon F · January 20
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