Local history: the
British Museum
in the 19th century

Classroom resource
Age 7–11

Find out about the history of the British Museum and its development as both a national institution and a heritage site in the London Borough of Camden.

Download image bank, ppt 2.2mb 
Download image bank notes, pdf 46kb 

photograph of the British Museum

Image: the South Front of the British Museum, a photograph by Roger Fenton. London, England, AD 1857.