Myth and reality

13 November 2008 – 15 March 2009

Discover the greatest city of
ancient Iraq through archaeology, history and art

Exhibition tickets

How to buy tickets*

There are no more tickets to buy in advance. There will be 300 walk-up tickets on Saturday and Sunday, arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Gain free entry to Babylon: Myth and Reality

Become a Member of the British Museum Friends, and you can gain free entry to Babylon: Myth and Reality and other special exhibitions. Membership starts from as little as £45.

Ticket prices

Adult £8.00
Senior £8.00
Student £7.00
Those receiving
Jobseeker's allowance/unemployed
BM Friends
16-18 years £7.00 
Under 16s   Free when accompanied by a paying adult
Family £17.00
(2 adults and 3 children under 18)
Disabled person £7.00
(+ free admission for a carer)
Groups £6.50 per person
(8 - 53 people, advanced telephone booking only)
Art Fund member £4.00

* Tickets subject to availability. All tickets are for timed entry slots. 
Booking fees apply when booking online and by telephone.

Great Court



Supported by the Blavatnik Family Foundation

Exhibition organised by the British Museum,
the musée du Louvre and the Réunion des musées
nationaux, and the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin.

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