Great Court


3,692.5 m2

Filming hours

  • Before 09.00 Monday – Friday
  • After 18.15 Monday – Wednesday
  • After 21.15 Thursday and Friday

Making an application 

Consult the curators 

Recommend this location

Great Court
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    Great Court – east entrance from above

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    Great Court – night time

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    Great Court – east entrance

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    Great Court – ionic capital


Great Court

The Queen Elizabeth II Great Court is the largest covered public square in Europe, enclosed under a spectacular glass and steel roof. Surrounding the famous Reading Room, the court contains a number of sculptures from the Museum’s collection.