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British Museum

Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, England
+44 20 7323 8299
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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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  • Average4%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, England
+44 20 7323 8299
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Reviewed yesterday

Arguably this was the best place in London for me within the monuments and buildings category. Most of the artifacts on display are from abroad but the size of the collections especially in the Egyptian, African and Greece-Roman sections was amazing. Given that the entrance...More

Thank savvyuec
Reviewed yesterday

Wow what a wonder museum. Sooooo much to see. Wonderfully displayed and information very informative. There was a small queue on entering but if was summer and heading into peak tourist season. Entrance was free. Wear comfortable shoes as there is alot of walking -...More

Thank simcarter
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This a must visit to all whom come to London. The collections there are amazing. You will need a least a day to see everything. Make sure to pack light as they screen your belongings. A wonderful visit. The building itself is just magnificent.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great museum showing all of the antiquities plundered by the British in their conquering the world. The Egyptian exhibit and the Greek exhibit are especially noteworthy. Gift shop offers a nice selection. And it doesn't charge an entry fee!

1  Thank SteveSzi
Reviewed yesterday

This free museum is massive. We only had a short time here but there's enough here to fill a whole day.

Thank Sprost1
Reviewed yesterday

A must visit if you're visiting London. One of the best museums in the world, where you can find some of the best collections of everything, from all around of the British Empire.

Thank kikoempis
Reviewed yesterday

Great collection of informative displays from all over the world. Takes a few hours to cover the floors and staff are very helpful

Thank Uksk05
Reviewed yesterday

No where in the world can you see so much for free. A great museum.Too bad the Chinese tour groups spoilt some of the experience

Thank clayman4
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very well maintained museum with a wealth of antiquities. The displays are magnificent. Many travellers.

1  Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 2 days ago

paying my 3rd visit to this musuem again, it was amazing with lots of artifacts inside., you would probably spent at least 2 hours inside. Good news is that, they have now impose a security check for visitor backpack, bag, ...prior entering the mesuem. this...More

Thank EC Y
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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8 November 2017|
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Response from BritishMuseum_London | Property representative |
Hello, Thanks for your enquiry. We estimate that it will take visitors roughly an hour to visit the exhibition, though some may take longer or shorter depending on their preferences. Hope you enjoy... More
13 October 2017|
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Response from Chris T | Reviewed this property |
We winged it and thoroughly enjoyed it. We downloaded the British Museum App which helped a great deal.
2 August 2017|
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Response from BritishMuseum_London | Property representative |
Hi Kevin, Thanks for your question. Admission to the Museum is free, although some temporary exhibitions may require a ticket. Hope you have a pleasant visit. Best, Lucy Visitor Support