The British Museum, City of London, United Kingdom

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The British Museum

96 Euston Road

City of London, WC1B GB

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020 7323 8299

http://www.britishmuseum.org

  • 4 mentions in What are the top 5 sights I can't miss in London?

    • Scott M.

      Scott M. said, "...Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club. Along with the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum, it is an amazing experience. A temple to tennis. The British Museum is especially close to my heart because I remember growing up being fascinated with many of the items, and..." See More

    • Jacey & Scott M.

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      Jacey & Scott M. said, "... The British Museum because even if you aren't a museum person (like me), they have such a HUGE variety of stuff-like the freizes from the Acropolis and the Rosetta Stone, that it keeps you entertained and in awe. I'm a sucker for the..." See More

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...I totally second the The British Museum. It's one of the most amazing places I've ever been in my life--the rooms dedicated to the Enlightenment and displays upstairs of "hoards" of found treasure are just unbelievable. If I had to choose something..." See More

    • Laura W.

      Laura W. said, "...The The British Museum of course, Notting Hill, Kensington, Knightsbridge, Hyde Park, a walk along the Thames from the London Eye to the Tower Bridge, Soho, and all the little squares and semi-private gardens all around the city...." See More

  • 3 mentions in How can my family make the most of our trip to London?

    • Kit G.

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      Kit G. said, "...I highly recommend the The British Museum and the Tower Of London. Both are fun and educational. The tour at the Tower of London was really fun. Save the British Museum for a rainy day, you and easily spend 4 hours there, and..." See More

    • Andrew P.

      Andrew P. said, "...views from Parliament Hill of the cityscape below are beautiful. Try the eccentric but charming Hampstead Guesthouse for some rooms. The The British Museum is free and chock full of stunning exhibits as is the Natural History Museum (although this has a fee)...." See More

    • Maria O.

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      Maria O. said, "...a useful site: www.tfl.gov.uk There's something for everybody in the city - all the popular attractions: Tower Of London, National Gallery, The British Museum, Tate Modern, London Eye, Covent Garden, Buckingham Palace, Oxford St, Regent St, and Bond St, for shopping. Or..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Restaurants/Nightlife/Cultural Landmarks in London this summer

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...are the Victoria & Albert Museum for decorative arts, the Museum of London and most people like to stop by the The British Museum You might have a look at Buckingham Palace which opens just in the summer for visitors and also Houses..." See More

    • Valerie S.

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      Valerie S. said, "...will have an entry fee, but the majority of the museum is free). My two favorites are the Tate Modern and The British Museum (the latter of which plays host to the Rosetta Stone. If you're a bit alternative, check out the Hunterian..." See More

    • Ken S.

      Ken S. said, "...Jamie's Italian in several London locations. The food is amazing plus an enjoyable ambience. Also spend at least one day at The British Museum. If you are into the outdoors, spend a day of picnic at Hyde Park..." See More

  • 3 mentions in 4 days in London - Local insights on attractions and restaurants?

    • Valerie S.

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      Valerie S. said, "...to see St. Paul's by evening light. Day 2 Start off slow, you'll still be wiped, but hopefully not too much!Visit The British Museum and have lunch in Holborn or Russell Square -- maybe try a pub lunch at The Lady Ottoline!Do the..." See More

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...Victoria & Albert Museum which is largely decorative arts but many men may prefer not to go to that particular museum. The British Museum is considered a must see by many people. Agree with the suggestion to go to Regency Cafe, it's one..." See More

    • nako n.

      nako n. said, "...Go Soho for all the nice restaurants. For sightseeing, go for the The British Museum. It is amazing. Tower Of London is nice as well. After you finish there, cross the bridge and walk along the thames river. Very nice experience...." See More

  • 3 mentions in London on the Cheap

    • colleen n.

      colleen n. said, "...Trafalgar Square , London Bridge , Westminster Abbey , House Of Parliament , Tower Of London , Olympic Park , etc. The British Museum& others are free to enter. I have been inside all of these and can honestly say that the..." See More

    • Nathanaël M.

      Nathanaël M. said, "...you to stroll in parks (like St James' Park to feed the squirels) and markets (Portobello Market, Camden Market). There's also The British Museum...." See More

    • Dan W.

      Dan W. said, "...As Colleen and Nathanel have mentioned, most all of the best museums are free - National Gallery, The British Museum, etc. Enjoy the cultural things there (as London has A LOT of them)...." See More

  • 2 mentions in Must sees/dos for first timer in England in early October

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...live but it's also a working museum that always has something interesting going on. I'm also a huge fan of the The British Museum which is arguably one of the most interesting museums on the planet. The Rosetta Stone is housed there as..." See More

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...Of London, Portobello Market, the Victoria & Albert Museum and Harrods on all of the visits, Camden Market, Westminster Abbey and The British Museum on two of the visits. I've also taken different ones of them to The Windsor Castle (highly recommend as..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Free things to do in London?

    • Edward R.

      Edward R. said, "...a few ideas in other posts that I have commented on so check them out. But, walk along the Thames, visit The British Museum, Science Museum , Natural History Museum, Museum of London Docklands, visit Greenwich (picnic near the observatory for a..." See More

    • Monica B.

      Monica B. said, "...Natural History Museum and The British Museum are two great places to visit for free...." See More

  • 2 mentions in Help with an itinerary for 20 days in Europe

    • Edward S.

      Edward S. said, "...haven't been here before. There is just so much to do! Pick one or two of the many museums of London. The British Museum is amazing but depending on your interests you might enjoy Tate Modern, Natural History Museum, Tower Of London or..." See More

    • Emily N.

      Emily N. said, "...a few days, so don't knock yourselves out trying to. Just try to hit one museum (my vote is for either The British Museum or Tate Modern), one government/royal thing (Buckingham Palace or House of Parliament), one historical site (Churchill War Rooms or..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best place to take family with two teens/boys and one 22 year old/girl?

    • Lynda H.

      Lynda H. said, "...I agree with Camden Market for the scene and Borough Market for the food and the usual places like The British Museum and other places others have mentioned. You might also be interested in going to the Old Operating Theatre Museum & Herb..." See More

    • Sean K.

      Sean K. said, "...poured pints). As far as sightseeing is concerned, I'm sure you know most of the places. I've been to, and enjoyed, The British Museum, the National Gallery, Westminster Abbey, Saint Paul's Cathedral, St Martin in the Fields, Trafalgar Square, ect. However, these..." See More

  • 1 mention in Late arrival

    • Renate F.

      Renate F. said, "...a hotel in the Euston Station area which is where you will catch your train the following day to Liverpool. The The British Museum would take no time at all by cab from Euston Station area and would make for a nice few..." See More

  • 1 mention in Newcomer to London

    • Jaleh N.

      Jaleh N. said, "...The museums are great because most of them are free. Ones to check out would be National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, The British Museum, The British Library, and the Tate Modern. Some other interesting activities are going to Hampton Court Palace right..." See More

  • 1 mention in Cultural attractions/landmarks

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...British Museum, but still wonderful. Try to make sure you see the famous Stubbs painting of the horse in room 34. The British Museum —if anything ever happens to me I want my ashes spread here. I’ve spent literally days (and days) here..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where to stay in London?

    • Michelle D.

      Michelle D. said, "...are some good cafes, restaurants in side streets. At one end is Marble Arch and towards the other end is the The British Museum which is an extraordinary experience. You can also take a detour down Regent St towards Piccadilly and into the..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where to visit for out first time out of the country?

    • chuck l.

      chuck l. said, "...in the US. I recommend Durbar Tandoori Restaurant. get a real fish and chips, Poppies Fish & Chips, Spitalfields is excellent. The British Museum is excellent and will take a whole day. This is a do not miss Borough Market is a joke,..." See More

  • 1 mention in How to see London off the beaten path?

    • Edward S.

      Edward S. said, "...at least one museum. On my last visit to London I went to The Sherlock Holmes Museum (small but well-done) and The British Museum (yes, I know that you already know about that one. My favorite there was the cat mummy in the..." See More

  • 1 mention in Four days, two friends, ideas?

    • Emily M.

      Emily M. said, "...fill four days and not see it all! Some of the highlights include Tower Of London, Natural History Museum, Buckingham Palace, The British Museum, National Gallery, Tate Modern, London Eye, The London Dungeon, Madame Tussauds London, Harrods, Shakespeare's Globe, Saint Paul's Cathedral..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best locations for a solo round the world trip?

    • Mark P.

      Mark P. said, "...long. For example if you like museums then you would need to visit the The Louvre and other museums in Paris, The British Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum in London, and the State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg (Russia) If you are..." See More

  • 1 mention in I'll be visiting London in the spring, I'd like to hit up some cool locals pubs and restaurants without the rest of the tourist crowd, any suggestions?

    • Terry L.

      Terry L. said, "...yourself a London tube pass, and prepare to explore. For example, I've found good non-touristy pubs right across the street from The British Museum London pubs are also going to have some interesting English food, so you may want to spend some time..." See More

  • 1 mention in 9 Hour Layover in London

    • Laura W.

      Laura W. said, "...Piccadilly Circus Travel Information Centre, walk a little on Regent St, get inside the Soho, then take Oxford St to the The British Museum, make a quick visit to see the egiptian and greek treasures (its free), then take Holborn to go..." See More

  • 1 mention in Saturday evening in London

    • Jamie D.

      Jamie D. said, "...be a really refreshing way to enjoy museums, and those in London are some of the best in the world. The The British Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum museum are open late on Friday evenings, and the Tate Modern is open late..." See More

  • 1 mention in 9 hour layover in London! What can the 4 of us do in this time?

    • JJ D.

      JJ D. said, "...The Shard is practically right next to the market, where you can climb up and get a breathtaking view of London. The British Museum is always on my must-see recommendation list for anyone who is visiting London. However, given your time frame, I..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best places to explore in London, Paris, Amsterdam, and Switzerland?

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...and many are free, I always enjoy the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Museum of London, many people put the The British Museum on their must see list. If I had a full week in London, I usually take people to at..." See More

  • 1 mention in Help us plan a week in London in May/June

    • Amanda J.

      Amanda J. said, "...great modern art museum and Victoria & Albert Museum is very cool (probably has the best gift shop in the region). The British Museum is another must, and you'll need a full day. I had a fantastic time at the Churchill War Rooms..." See More

  • 1 mention in Some spare time in London, what should we do?

    • caroll b.

      caroll b. said, "...You may have “done” the The British Museum, Tate Modern or many of the capital’s countless other admission-free cultural attractions but what about the Museum of London? Situated between Barbican and St Paul’s Cathedral , it’s a great place to explore when..." See More

  • 1 mention in Fun things to do in London

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...British Museum, but still wonderful. Try to make sure you see the famous Stubbs painting of the horse in room 34. The British Museum —if anything ever happens to me I want my ashes spread here. I’ve spent literally days (and days) here..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do and where to go in England (london) ?

    • Jacqui T.

      Jacqui T. said, "...city at Duck & WaffleDinner or a night out in Soho (Kingsway and Carnaby St) Shopping on New Oxford StVisit the The British Museum and the Museum of LondonWalk around St Katharine Docks and Wapping (have a beer at The Dickens Inn, Prospect..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best places to stay in London?

    • Estefania S.

      Estefania S. said, "...I stayed at Royal National Hotel. It's near the subway and The British Museum. So many things to visit. Good luck ;)..." See More

  • 1 mention in 2 week itinerary for London, Spain, and Germany?

    • Katie H.

      Katie H. said, "...month there, you probably won't fit everything in!). Make sure you check out the free places: National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, The British Museum, Tate Britain, Victoria & Albert Museum etc. And if the weather's good, it's always lovely to spend some..." See More

  • 1 mention in 4 days in London 4 days in Venice

    • Polly B.

      Polly B. said, "...2 spend the morning walking around Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus and Covent Garden, have lunch before stopping by a museum ( The British Museum ?) for the afternoon, visit the West End for a play in the evening.DAY 3 visit Shakespeare's Globe before..." See More

  • 1 mention in Cool London Architecture

    • Alex J.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Alex J. said, "...pay homage to the natural world. I especially like the friendly animals that substitute the typical gargoyles :) Tate Modern or The British Museum For a modern interpretation, visit either/or. The Tate is an excellent example of Industrial British architecture exterior (it was..." See More

  • 1 mention in Is it worth buying a travel card in London?

    • Hannah C.

      Hannah C. said, "...to the cafe for a tea or coffee and take in the view of the Millennium Bridge and Saint Paul's Cathedral. The British Museum- the ancient Egypt exhibit is always a favorite of mine. National Portrait Gallery - they usually have really..." See More

  • 1 mention in Top 5 restaurants in London?

    • Jaak P.

      Jaak P. said, "...hours you might need to wait 10-15 min, they do booking only for big groups. Another Japanese non-sushi place next to The British Museum. In Abeno you get Okonomiyaki (Japanese version of omelette and pancake mix) made in front of you, beware,..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where to stay in London that's conveniently located for first timer

    • Sunil M.

      Sunil M. said, "...I assume you want to do all of the classic london sights (Trafalgar Square, The British Museum, South Bank of the Thames, Westminster Abbey etc. etc.) and bus/boat tours are probably the best to cover all the places.. So i suggest you..." See More

  • 1 mention in I've got 24hrs, can anyone map it out for the wife and I?

    • Michelle D.

      Michelle D. said, "...White and Fitzrovia and a wonderful evening meal Pollen Street Social. There's also easy access to the theatre district, and the The British Museum. On your way back to the train, you can see the Magna Carta The British Library. If you're..." See More

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