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The British Museum

Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, England
+44 20 7323 8299
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Small-Group Tour: The British Museum in London
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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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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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+44 20 7323 8299
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a very huge museum which I even couldnt explore the whole museum. Would be a very interesting place for those who are really into history, but for those who arent, this is a great place to take a picture perhaps(?) Because the design...More

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Reviewed yesterday

great place for single,couple, family. Amazing isn´t only free entry but security, than you feel be safe. Just sometime is easy lost way and wouln´t d be bad if I found more space fore rest/drink ? ?

Thank David N
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Reviewed yesterday

They have a lot of artefacts but the map is to complicated to understand where you are and how to go around. We saw many people who were just strolling around. Although I find museums interesting, this has to be one of my worst museum...More

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Reviewed yesterday

I had intended on this trip not to do any museums but my friends convinced me to make an exception for this one - and boy am I glad they did! Amazing collection of artifacts. I could spend weeks here and never be bored

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Reviewed yesterday

This is a must visit and is such an incredible place to see but not everyone enjoys museums but if you do bypass it you're missing out on something amazing

Thank Unknown U
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Reviewed yesterday

Super class museum that requires months to discover in depths. I suggest you take a couple of sections in one go, unless you want to become oversated. In two words, a huge delight for history and art lovers.

Thank Ariel857
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Reviewed yesterday

Did I say free! An amazing way to spend a rainy London day. We were there on a beautiful summer morning and it was still a fabulous experience. So many things to see. Make sure you plan to spend some time there as it can...More

Thank Nancy B
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Reviewed yesterday

An overwhelming collection on display here! As others have said, pick an area or two to focus on, because you just can't see it all. For us, the ancient Egyptian collections were mind-blowing. Also, on the museum map, there are several must-see items helpfully indicated....More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Did I mention that there is no admission price? With all the costs in London, this museum is FREE and outstanding. Plan for at least 2-3 hours looking at the many exhibits. Our family favorite was the Egyptian mummy exhibit. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The British Museum is amazing. King George's library alone would take hours to explore every detail. And that's just one room. This museum is a maze of galleries, each full of treasures from around the world and no matter what you do, you're going to...More

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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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jakib h
May 24, 2018|
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Response from Anuj V | Reviewed this property |
No. We just walked in . No tickets required as far as I recall .
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Jo P
April 9, 2018|
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Response from Paul G | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is seats in some galleries
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March 30, 2018|
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Response from Montserrat K | Reviewed this property |
American? you are the king of inĝnorance and big mouth here mate!! ;)
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