The British Museum

london, england

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The British Museum

london, england

Famous for: Art Galleries, Museums, History and Culture
The British Museum showcases a huge collection art and artefacts which has historical and cultural significance. Antiques from Egypt, Greece , Rome, Middle East and America will keep you intrigued for an hour or two.
About Contact Location
About Contact Location
event_available When to visit: january - december
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10:00 - 17:30 Everyday
hourglass_empty Duration: 2.5 hours
account_balance_wallet Entry Fee: £ 10

The British Museum is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and culture and located in the Bloomsbury area of London. Its permanent collection holds 8 million works which is the largest in the world. This museum holds antiques from Greece, Rome, Egypt, Middle East and America.

Must see

The Egyptian Galleries | Room 4: Portrays the magnificence, ambition and sophistication of ancient Egyptian culture.

The Parthenon Sculptures | Room 18: intricately carved friezes and stand-alone sculptures offer a richly detailed portrait of Athenian society and mores.

Chinese Ceramics (Sir Percival David collection) | Room 95: 1,700 beautiful ceramic objects. Look for The David Vases.

Sutton Hoo Ship Burial | Room 41: the Sutton Hoo helmet is one of only four surviving helmets from the Anglo-Saxon period.

Assyrian Lion Hunts | Room 10: The hunt scenes show a world of pageantry, ritual and unsentimental cruelty

How to Reach

By Tube
Nearest underground stations:

Tottenham Court Road (500m)
Holborn (500m)
Russell Square (800m)
Goodge Street (800m)

By bus
Buses that stop near the Museum:

1, 8, 19, 25, 38, 55, 98, 242
Stop on New Oxford Street

14, 24, 29, 73, 134, 390
Stop northbound on Tottenham Court Road,
southbound on Gower Street

59, 68, X68, 91, 168, 188
Stop on Southampton Row

Contact

local_phone +44 20 7323 8299
email -
5:34 PM Local Time

Location

Great Russell Street Bloomsbury London Greater London England United Kingdom WC1B 3DG
City center: Central London
Nearest airport: Heathrow Airport

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