The British Museum

Great Russell Street
London - WC1B 3DG

Type: Arts Museums, History Museums
020 7323 8299
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This museum dedicated to human history, arts and culture was established in London back in 1753. It currently has around 8 million objects in its collection making it one of the largest and most comprehensive in the entire world. The first few displays of the British Museum were mostly from the collections of physician and scientist Sir Hans Sloane.

The exhibits inside the British Museum is divided into many departments including the following: Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan, Department of Greece and Rome, Department of the Middle East, Department of Prints and Drawings, Department of Prehistory and Europe, Department of Asia, Department of Conservation and Scientific Research, Department of Coins and Medals and the Department of Africa, Oceania and the Americas. The museum receives around 6.8 million visitors each year, making it the most visited museum in the entire country and the 5th most visited in the entire world.

Besides this arts museum, there are seventy-one more arts museums listed in London. There's also one hundred and ninety-four attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of The British Museum on the map above. If you need any other information on The British Museum that is not listed here, please call 020 7323 8299 or visit their website.

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Opening Hours Everyday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Fridays: 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Entry Fees Members: Free 
Adult: £10
Child under 16: free
Accompanied by a paying adult
Groups: £8 per person 
Telephone booking only: Monday–Friday (minimum 10 people: group organiser goes free)

Senior: £10
Special £5 ticket between 12.00 and 16.30 Mondays: telephone bookings and walk-up only
Students and 16–18 years: £8
2 for 1 tickets on weekdays after 14.30: telephone bookings and walk-up only
Unemployed person: £8

Special £1 ticket between 12.00 and 16.30 Mondays: telephone bookings and walk-up only
Disabled person: £8
Disabled person's assistant: free
National Art Pass: £5
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  •   by Robin
    on 09/26/2016

    excellent place to visit

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