Founded in 1753, the British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history. Visitors 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 5.8 million visitors per year.There is also a programme of special exhibitions and daily gallery tours, talks and guided tours.
The British Museum Facilities
Opening Times Open daily 10:00 - 17:30. Open late on Fridays until 20:30.
Accessible Bathroom Facilities:
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Accessible Communication Facilities
: Information available in audio format
Information available in large print
Accessible Venue Facilities:
Assistance dogs welcome
Access Inside Building Facilities:
Seating for limited mobility users along routes
In house AV available
Raked or tiered seating offered
The British Museum Address:
Great Russell Street
+44 (0)20 7323 8000