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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%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, England
Bloomsbury
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"rosetta stone"
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"elgin marbles"
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"egyptian mummies"
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"ancient egypt"
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"sutton hoo"
in 441 reviews
"great court"
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"world history"
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"amazing collection"
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"free entry"
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"few hours"
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"on display"
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"rainy day"
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"couple of hours"
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"beautiful building"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Go! If you get the chance, go! So much work has gone into this, and it's fantastic. We learnt so much about how the books were written and where she got her ideas from, as well as background into the subjects taught at hogwarts. We...More

Thank duncan s
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful collections from all over the world. Always something interesting to see, not very long queue on Saturday afternoon at 3pm when I go. Took about 5mins to go through security. Worth spending a good 2-3 hours to browse through the antiques and well documented...More

Thank celveen c
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This museum was huge and had more exhibits than we had time to visit. You need HOURS to really enjoy what this museum has to offer. I want to go back over and over and over again. I highly recommend this museum.

Thank Timothy G
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Reviewed yesterday

How I would have loved to give this amazing venue five stars for being an outstanding free museum attracting visitors from across the world with brilliant speakers leading guided tours. Alas, you fell down on the basics. It was very cold outside. There was a...More

1  Thank LondonFozzy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So great and interesting. Far too much for one day, but as entrance is free, you can come as often as you like.

1  Thank Lina M
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Impressive building, expect to queue for everything including the toilets. Lots of interesting stuff to look at, however there are lots of clay pots, most look a bit knackered to be honest. Spent 2 hours dodging Japanese tourists.

Thank Ian O
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Reviewed yesterday

What can I say about this place its absolutely massive . You go into one room then you are given the choice to straight on go left or go right to massive another massive rooms. The place has so many exhibits you will never see...More

Thank flexfitness
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Reviewed yesterday

The museum is really HUGE, and has an enormous collection - especially the egyptian section - with the mummies A must-see when you are in London !

1  Thank Wim D
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had designed out weekend around wanting to spend a day in the Museum. This wasn't our first visit but it was the first without the family and therefore we had no agenda but out own. It was a marvel to walk the hals and...More

Thank GFrankers
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Terrific collection, well displayed and with a decent amount of explanation of what they have. This is a must-see for any history buff in London. You could spend days in here. Focus on something your really want to see and do some drive-by viewing of...More

1  Thank Andrew S
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Bloomsbury
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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Thomas678
21 January 2018|
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Response from Karlos359 | Reviewed this property |
A couple of hours will give you chance to see some of the main exhibits in my opinion. Can’t really comment about queues as I’ve just breezed straight in at various times of the day although on my last visit they were... More
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Thomas678
21 January 2018|
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Response from peterh125 | Reviewed this property |
I guess very early or very late would be best. We were there mid morning on Sunday and the galleries you want to see were very busy and with all the prams and buggies a bit of an obstacle to get round!
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JC J
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Response from Karlos359 | Reviewed this property |
To visit the whole museum could take you days. I once spent two days there and didn’t repeat myself.
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