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Travelers’ Guide To London’s British Museum


The Brits have collected beautiful, famous, interesting, historic and occasionally bizarre items from all over the world. Many of them can be seen at the British Museum. Let’s find out some details about the London’s one of the famous landmarks from travelers point of view.

Where is British Museum

British Museum is located at Great Russell Street in Bloomsbury, close to Russell Square. For walkers, it is an interesting stroll from Trafalgar Square, but if you are pressed for time, take the tube or bus.


Closest tube rail station is Russell Square on the PIccadilly Line.
Next nearest is Tottenham Court Road on the Northern and Central Lines.

There are street signs pointing the way to the Museum.

Main Attractions

Where to begin! The British Museum has something for everyone. The popular and favorite one is the somewhat contested Parthenon Marbles / Elgin Marbles. The Rosetta Stone, Egyptian mummies, and the Portland Vase are well-loved highlights.

The Museum offers guided tours, audio guides, guide books – anything to make a short or lengthy visit worthwhile.

Food, Drink, Restrooms & Shop

The renovated Great Court has casual self-serve food and restrooms.

The shops inside British Museum stock souvenirs and a wide selection of books ranging from popular to scholarly.

Admission to the British Museum in London is free for visitors and tourists. However, donations are welcome.