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The British Museum

Wonderful museum in London, United Kingdom Open now

The British Museum is one the best museums near London located Great Russell St, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3DG, UK.
The international phone number of this museum is +44 20 7323 8299


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One of the very best museums in the world - absolutely fantastic! Always striving for excellence - putting a roof over the Great Court was a master stroke. The permanent collection is great. The special exhibitions are uniformly brilliant - you always learn something and, without being preached to, you come away with a greater understanding of what it is to be human. Couple of tips. Don't go on a rainy afternoon in the Summer unless you're happy to jostle with the very many other people who think that's a good time to go. Also, there's a small gallery on the upper floor (Room 90) where they show Art exhibitions, often drawing on their superb collection of Prints and Drawings - and amazingly, it's free. So in a nutshell - the British Museum is superb! Go and enjoy!

5.0/ 5stars

More reviews about The British Museum

Probably the best museum in the world. Free entry to see objects which represent key moments in history or changed the course of history themselves. Often gets packed at weekends so try a mid week visit if you can. If you’ve never been before then make sure you cross off the highlights including the Rosetta Stone, Ancient Egypt and the Parthenon sculptures. If you’ve already seen the highlights the best thing to do is to lose yourself in a single room or small corner of the museum and really absorb what each display case offers. My favourite room is the old library with the history of the enlightenment and the museum’s collection. In this room you will find treasures that unlocked whole branches of modern science.

2018/01/20, Dave Shaw

Definitely one of the best Museums in the world. The Museum showcases world art and their collection of artifacts is extensive. One would quite easily spend a full day wandering around the amazing galleries of this Museum. The Egyptian galley being the most interesting. There are plenty of places to sit and a couple of nice coffee bars, but there is a distinct lack of toilets. There is no entry fee so a shame to miss this out on your London tour. Only downside is the high price of food in the museum. All in all, if you love history, you'll love this museum. Pro tip : Do not queue at the main entrance like most people, these lines are very long. There is an entrance on the rear of the building which barely has any queue at all.

2017/12/05, Salil Natekar

Always an incredible place to visit, could easily spend hours just exploring the building itself, let alone all the exhibitions themselves. Far too much to see in one day. A big fan of the Egyptian exhibition, and the Rosetta stone is very impressive. Food can be a little prices, but I'm a sucker for the afternoon tea in the cafe at the top of the museum. And all for F R E E

2018/01/17, Dan Jordan

Star rating reflects my personal preference. As a museum goes it has many artifact s and displaces on a variety of different topic. Personally I like my museum trips to be a bit more interactive (like the natural history and science museums). This museum, as said previously, had a large variety of exhibits but very few are interactive, with most areas set up for purely for walking around and viewing. Again personal preference, my girlfriend loves the place and I'm sure would give it 5 stars.

2018/01/08, Martin Brown

Working hours

Monday: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 8:30 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM

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