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.(38 Tips)
    Dio K.
    Parthenon room in british museum,the "perfect-safe" place!😡(14 Tips)
    Theresa T 💞
    Was so excited to visit here and see the Egyptian exhibition.(7 Tips)
    Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
    Don’t miss the Rosetta Stone, Elgin marbles, or Mildenhall treasure.(7 Tips)
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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 · 2 days ago
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  • Naree K.

    오디오가이드 들으면서 관람하니 시간가는줄 모르겠다

    Naree Kim · 6 days ago
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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 · 1 week ago
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  • Isma V.

    Cansado sino pero bello...

    Isma Vela · 1 week ago
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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 · 2 weeks ago
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  • Ken Y.

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

    Ken Yip · 2 weeks ago
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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. · 2 weeks ago
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  • Ron

    Sehr interessantes und vor allem sehr umfangreiches Museum.

    Ron · 2 weeks ago
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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.

    Antonis Triantos · 2 weeks ago
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  • Daniele P.

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

    Daniele P · 2 weeks ago
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  • Chelsea B.

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

    Chelsea Bradley · 3 weeks ago
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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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  • Robert J.

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

    Robert Jensen · April 25
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  • Antonio Carlos S.

    Muito bom a parte de Grécia

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  • Adrià A.

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

    Adrià A (SU2) · April 24
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  • Phil N.

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

    Phil Nom · April 23
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  • Boris M.

    Entrée gratuite, collections très riches

    Boris Monin · April 21
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  • Levent M.

    It is a must

    Levent Mamur · April 19
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  • Boris van Hoytema

    The Museum of Stolen History

    Boris van Hoytema · April 14
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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 · April 10
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  • Amir Afiq A.

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

    Amir Afiq Azmi · April 9
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  • Alexander K.

    Come back often since it's free and always changing

    Alexander Kustov · April 7
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  • Allison C.

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

    Allison Coleman · April 5
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  • Geórgia B.

    Imperdível

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  • DJTROTEX

    Muy bueno, sobretodo el pabellon egipcio con todas sus momias

    DJTROTEX · April 4
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  • Mehmet Y.

    Free guided tours are good.

    Mehmet Yıldız · April 3
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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.

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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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