There are limited walk-up tickets available on the day from the Ticket Desk.
Tickets are also available by telephone.

How to buy

  • by telephone + 44 (0)20 7323 8181
  • in person at the Ticket Desk  in the Great Court

Members gain free entry

Become a Member of the British Museum Friends, and you can gain free Fast Track entry to Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler.

Membership starts from as little as £33.75 when you sign-up by direct debit.
For benefits and how to join

Stone bust of Quetzalcoatl. Aztec, AD1300–1521.

Ticket prices

Members Free
About Membership
Adult £12.00
16-18 years £10.00
Under 16s   Free when accompanied by a paying adult
Student £10.00
Unemployed £10.00
Disabled person £10.00
(includes free admission for a carer)
Family £25.00
(2 adults and up to 3 children under 18)
Groups £9.50 per person
(8 - 53 people, advanced booking only Monday-Friday)
Art Fund members £6.00
Senior £12.00, special £6 ticket between 12.00–17.30 Mondays (telephone bookings and walk-up only)

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Terms and conditions for all ticket purchases

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Images: Turquoise mosaic mask, c. 1500–1521, Mexica/Mixtec.
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Turquoise Aztec mask