• The British Museum Tickets
  • The British Museum Tickets
  • The British Museum Tickets
  • The British Museum Tickets
  • The British Museum Tickets

The British Museum Tickets

Experience cultures across the globe from the dawn of human history to the present. TicketsToDo provides admission tickets to the British Museum. Children aged 0-4, disabled visitors’ assistants can enter free. Book Tickets Online & Save.

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Last Updated: 7th May 2024
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Monday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM – 8:30 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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Highlights

  • The British Museum is the Museum of the World. It is one of the largest and most comprehensive museums in the world, with a collection of over 8 million objects. 
  • Don't miss the British Museum's excellent collection of European art. Highlights include paintings by Botticelli, Rembrandt, and Van Gogh.
  • The museum's collection of Egyptian artifacts is one of the largest and most famous in the world. You can see items like the Rosetta Stone, the bust of Pharaoh Ramesses II, and mummies.
  • You can see items from China, Japan, India, and other countries. Highlights include the Chinese Terracotta Warriors and the Japanese samurai armor.

What To Expect

The British Museum in London is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the city. Over six million people visit the Museum each year to see its world-famous collections of art and artifacts.

If you're planning a visit to The British Museum, here's a detailed list of what you can expect to see:

The Great Court: The Great Court is the Museum's iconic central space, surrounded by its famous glass roof. Here you can find the Museum shop, café, and restaurant.

The Egyptian Galleries: The British Museum has one of the largest collections of Egyptian artifacts in the world, housed in over 20 galleries. Highlights include the Rosetta Stone, the mummies, and the Temple of Dendur.

The Greek and Roman Galleries: The Museum's Greek and Roman galleries are home to some of the most famous works in the collection, including the Elgin Marbles and the statue of Athena.

The British Galleries: The British Galleries tell the story of the United Kingdom from 1500 to the present day. Highlights include the Lewis chessmen, the Armada portrait of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Crown Jewels.

The Asian Galleries: The Asian Galleries house the Museum's collections from China, Japan, Korea, South Asia, and Southeast Asia. Highlights include the Terracotta Army, the Japanese samurai armor, and the Buddhist sculptures of Amaravati.

The Middle East Galleries: The Middle East Galleries tell the story of the region from the Bronze Age to the present day. Highlights include the Ishtar Gate, the Rosetta Stone, and the mummies.

The Africa Galleries: The Africa Galleries reveal the extraordinary diversity and complexity of the continent represented by the collections' cultural, artistic, and historical diversity and complexity.

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Cancellation Policy:

  • Refunds and cancellations are not applicable for these tickets.

Know Before You Go

Entry & Services:

  • The Museum can be accessed via the Main Entrance on Great Russell Street or the Montague Place Entrance.
  • All visitors are subjected to a security check, which includes a bag search.
  • For disabled visitors, Members, exhibition ticket holders, and visitors with pushchairs and/or children under the age of five, an easy access route is available.
  • Please arrive at the time specified on your ticket.
  • The museum starts cleaning the galleries 10 minutes before they close.
  • The museum limits the number of visitors to the Museum to ensure that you can enjoy your visit safely.
  • To ensure entry, it is advised to book your tickets in advance with an allotted time slot.

How To Use

  • Following your booking, you will receive an E-Ticket via your email address.
  • You must bring a copy of the E-Ticket with you.

Location

Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG, England, United Kingdom.
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FAQs

  • How long does it take to see the whole British Museum?

    The recommended visit time is three to four hours, but if you want to participate in some of the museum's many different talks and tours, plan on spending the entire day wandering around.

  • What is the most famous artifact in the British Museum?

    The Rosetta Stone is the most popular exhibit at the British Museum, so don't leave without seeing it. The priestly decree concerning Ptolemy V is written in three blocks of text in three different languages on the Rosetta Stone.

  • What food and drinks are on site?

    Famous eateries around the British Museum include:

    Court Cafes, Pizzeria, Montague Cafe, Coffee Lounge, Outdoor dining

  • What are the most famous painting in the British Museum?

    The famous paintings at the British Museum include:

    Self-Portrait with Skeleton Arm by Edvard Munch, El sueno de la razon produce monstrous by Francisco Goya, Albion Rose by William Blake, A voluptuary under the horrors of digestion by James Gillray, Dancers Practising at the Barre by Edgar Degas, A Scene at the London Museum Piccadilly by George Cruikshank.