Inside the Great Court at the British Museum

British Museum from home

The Museum is temporarily closed, following government advice.

We hope to welcome you back to the Museum in May.

The Museum is temporarily closed, following government adviceWe look forward to reopening in line with the roadmap out of lockdown

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You can continue to enjoy the British Museum at home. Explore the collection and tour the galleries via Google Street View. Plus get the inside story from Museum experts and guests through our online eventsblog, podcasts, YouTube channel and social media

Please support the Museum through a direct donation, by becoming a Member or via a purchase in our online shop if you're able.  

Thank you in advance for your continued support. 

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