News and press releases
A new display of the British Museum's early medieval collections, including the famous Sutton Hoo treasure, is due to open in March 2014.
The British Museum is delighted to announce a very generous gift of 34 important works on paper by 20th–century German artists to the collection.
Forthcoming exhibitions at the British Museum including the major new exhibition, The BP Exhibition: Vikings: life and legend.
The British Museum is often involved in events, research or a topic that becomes the subject of public discussion.
The following set of statements provide key information for understanding these complex issues, including the provenance of objects, human remains in the collection and the Parthenon sculptures.
5 December 2013
Ian Jenkins, curator, British Museum
3 December 2013
Mahesh A. Kalra, University of Mumbai and International Training Programme curator, British Museum
29 November 2013
Peter Sheppard Skӕrved, violinist
‘When a find is recorded, it is truly discovered’: metal-detecting and its contribution to archaeology
28 November 2013
Michael Lewis, Deputy Head of Portable Antiquities and Treasure, British Museum
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