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Bust of Augustus British Museum
Sutton Hoo Helmet, British Museum

British Museum

Opening Hours

MON - SUN: 10AM - 5.30PM

Just a moment’s walk from Covent Garden stands one of the world’s greatest museums — a repository of extraordinary artefacts covering almost 2 million years of human history, all housed in a magnificent neo-classical building enhanced by Foster & Partners' Great Court which opened in 2000. 

With a permanent collection that includes the Elgin marbles, the Rosetta stone and the Sutton Hoo helmet, and a rolling programme of themed exhibitions that draw together items of historical importance from all over the world, the British Museum is a place where the past is brought to life in a spectacular way.

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020 7323 8299

BRITISH MUSEUM
GREAT RUSSELL STREET
LONDON
WC1B 3DG

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The British Museum is close to Covent Garden London.