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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.
This place is overwhelming in what it has to offer including a lovely restaurant as well as a good café. It also has ORIGINAL documents written by Shakespeare and The Beatles! It's a must if you are in London!
We only had a short time to visit the museum. Such an amazing collection from all over the world. We were able to see half of the third floor. What an amazing display. Loved the interactive areas, stories behind the artifacts. The museum would probably...More
So much to see here will have to return several times to cover even half of it. I can only take in so much At a time so will look forward to future visits. Coffee & lunches available but are very busy. A huge gift...More
We visited this museum to learn more about England on one of our days in London recently! However, we learned more about the world too! This museum is one to be enjoyed more than just once; hopefully many times over! It’s impossible to focus on...More
I loved it! Spectacular building, wonderful location at the heart of London, and a great place of learning for both those fascinated with our planet's history and for those just looking for something to do. If you really want to take advantage of this museum...More
As all museums in London, the British is free which is flabbergasting given the variety and the depth of its collections. You need to put aside a minimum of 3 hours to visit and still you will need to pick and choose as I don't...More
Great place to spend an entire day during a misrerably rainy day in London. You can easily lose yourself in the magnificent ancient Egyptian collections on the 1st and upper floors.
- come early, ahead of the 10am opening time if possible to...More
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
Thanks Tracy, I've been a member for years! It's a wonderful institution, isn't it. My post wasn't really a question, it was just setting the record straight in response to a previous review from someone else, which was... More
Thanks Tracy, I've been a member for years! It's a wonderful institution, isn't it. My post wasn't really a question, it was just setting the record straight in response to a previous review from someone else, which was incorrect on Membership benefits.
All the best, Hilary