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The British Museum

The first national public museum in the world
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Highlights

  • Located in London's Bloomsbury neighborhood 
  • Houses a permanent collection of eight million works 
  • Covers two million years of human history and culture
This stunning museum is a treasure trove for history buffs. Dedicated to human history, art, and culture, exhibits range from from 'Life and sole: footwear from the Islamic world' to 'Celts: art and identity.' The museum is organized into 10 curated departments. It would take at least a full day to see them all. If you are going to be selective, the Ancient Egypt section is a highlight.

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Access

The four closest Tube stations to The British Museum are: 
  1. Tottenham Court Road (Northern and Central Lines): 5-minute walk
  2. Holborn (Piccadilly and Central Lines): 7-minute walk
  3. Russell Square (Piccadilly Line): 7-minute walk
  4. Goodge Street (Northern Line): 8-minute walk

Address

Great Russell St

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Hours

  • Sunday 10AM-5:30PM
  • Monday 10AM-5:30PM
  • Tuesday 10AM-5:30PM
  • Wednesday 10AM-5:30PM
  • Thursday 10AM-5:30PM
  • Friday 10AM-8:30PM
  • Saturday 10AM-5:30PM

Website

http://www.britishmuseum.org

Fees & Booking Information

General Price

Free
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