One of the largest and best museums in the world, the British Museum displays a wide variety of important artifacts, among them the famous Rosetta Stone and Elgin Marbles.

Great Court
View of the Round Reading Room (1854-57) and Great Court enclosed by a ceiling of glass (Norman Foster, 2000). British Museum, London. Holly Hayes
Location map of British Museum, London, England. Click to enlarge.
Aerial view of British Museum, London, England. Click to enlarge.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248941
Article Title
British Museum
Coordinates
51.5194590° N, 0.1269310° W map · aerial
Location
Street Address
Great Russell St
Postcode
WC1B 3DG
Visitability
open with limited hours and free admission

Page Info

Place ID
248941
Title
British Museum, London, England
Added By
Holly Hayes
Date Added
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
May 6, 2022