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Review of The British Museum

The British Museum
Ranked #2 of 1 871 things to do in London
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The must go to museum in London, the heart of history and some art. The security lately has incrested dramaticlly due to terrorism etc.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite how some of its artifacts have been "acquired", this is still one of the most well-maintained and expansive museums in the world. It needs to be seen by any lover of history. Bonus, it is free to enter though a donation is "suggested".

1  Thank MyRightToTravel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum it is just amazing, it must be the most important collection to understand humankind.

There are so many treasures and iconic pieces of history that you can be there forever.

It is a huge museum, so prepare your visit, you could be around 2 hours...or the whole day. Audioguide is a must, with you will seize the opportunity to visit.

Special recognition for a free admission, this is something remarkable in an over-marketed world.

1  Thank nelnunvid
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The audio guide is very good and givers lots of options. We set our two kids (teens) loose together to tour the museum--the chose the "top ten" audiotour and it really engaged them! We could easily have spent several days here, so be sure to decide what you want to see and target your tour accordingly based on the time you have. If you want to eat at the sit down restaurant, I suggest making a reservation when you ente the museum--we did so and were glad we did--there was along line when we sat down and were able to avoid that.

1  Thank karmen1955
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The British Museum is in the middle of London, just a few steps from Oxford Street.
You can walk around for hours and learn history by looking at all the items there. Greek, Egyptian, Asian and European history.
It is free to get inside, but you are requested to donate to help the museum continue the work.

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