Please note: galleries will not open until 11.00 on Thursday 26 November. The only exceptions will be special exhibitions and the Great Court, along with the Ford Young Visitors Centre.

Getting here


The British Museum
Great Russell Street

How to get here 

Group visits

Groups of 10 people or more must book their visit in advance. Groups must also use the King Edward entrance on Montague Place.

Find out about the new policy, as well as special offers, tours and lectures, restaurant offers and more 

School visits

Information for teachers, school visits and sessions.

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Full visitor regulations (PDF 75KB)