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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%
  • Poor1%
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“rosetta stone” (4 683 reviews)
“elgin marbles” (1 285 reviews)
“egyptian mummies” (667 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, England
Bloomsbury
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Reviewed yesterday

This museum is fabulous. No matter how many times I come here there is always something new to see. Love the whole history room. The rosetta stone and the Assyrians are over the top! The jade display is over the top. Rodin is the exhibition...More

Thank Sally M
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Reviewed yesterday

An education experience with few peers. So many classics that complete a good education. Yes, if you wish to dedicate yourself to seeing everything, it will take you a few days. Thus a targetted experience exploring oone of the many themes available is a wise...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am sure most folks could stay in the museum for days. There is so much to see! The Rosetta Stone is one of the highlights. The mummies are sure to impress anyone!

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Reviewed yesterday

What an amazing place. Allow lots of time and take your time. It was our last day of a months traveling so we were tired but we probably did two thirds of it. The Egyptian section was fantastic lots of mummies and different artefacts. The...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Essentially a load of old stuff the British have stolen from other countries over the years. Fascinating, and all housed in a great building. The covered atrium is probably the highlight of the museum, and well worth a visit to experience that alone.

Thank FatBrad7
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Reviewed yesterday

We went to the British Museum for the Hokusai Exhibition it was stunning.We also went to the Egyptian rooms.well worth a visit

Thank Richard D
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Reviewed yesterday

Love this museum and have spent many afternoons after classes here, exploring the past in a beautiful majestic building, where artifacts and art pieces are displayed in a varied and diverse way creating a great symbiosis. Also the gift shop is lovely.

Thank Raiana C
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Reviewed yesterday

Simply spectacular museum, replete with thousands of artefacts , many with detailed descriptions, both educative and entertaining. Good restaurant facilities available here too and very esay to travel to

Thank Nigel C
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Reviewed yesterday

Have been there several times but there is always something new to see. Really useful that there are lots of free displays as well as Special Exhibitions. It is a fascinating place for all ages.

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Reviewed yesterday

Relatively quick visit this time, on a saturday morning, because I was in the Bloomsbury area, not too far away. Spent a very enjoyable 2 hours treading familiar galleries on the ground floor, the Assyrian, Egyptian and Greek. Also visited the first-floor Roman, Greek and...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
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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
9 April 2018|
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Response from Paul G | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is seats in some galleries
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30 March 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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