British Museum

Ancient artefacts

British Museum has an remarkable collection that spans over two million years of human history. Enjoy a unique comparison of the treasures of world cultures under one roof, centred around the magnificent Great Court.

World-famous objects such as the Rosetta Stone, Parthenon sculptures, and Egyptian mummies are visited by up to six million visitors per year. In addition to the vast permanent collection, the museum’s special exhibitions, displays and events are all designed to advance understanding of the collection and cultures they represent.

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Great Russell Street London WC1B 3DG
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Mon - Sun: 10:00 - 17:30 Open late on Fridays until 20.30