Free 20 minute spotlight tours every Friday
Holborn or Tottenham Court Road
Saturday - Thursday: 10:00am - 5:30pm
Friday: 10:00am - 8:30pm
The British Museum is one of the largest museums in the world covering 75,000m2 with 8,000 objects dedicated to human history, art and culture.
Founded in 1759, the British Museum houses over 2 million years of history under one big roof.
See the Parthenon sculpture from the Acropolis in Athens and mummies and the Rosetta Stone from Ancient Egypt.
Join one of the free 20 minute spotlight tours every Friday.
There are also free daily 30 minute eye opener tours at the relevant gallery.
Wheeled cases and large items of luggage are not allowed on British Museum premises. Storage for luggage is available at major rail stations, including Euston, King’s Cross and Charing Cross.
To get a great picture of the staircase, walk up to the second level of the European section.