Explore the collection
The new British Museum Collection online aims to be intuitive and simple to use.
Full instructions are below, but to get started:
- Start typing in the search box.
- As you type, suggested searches will appear below to help you find what you’re looking for.
- Select one of the suggestions or press enter to run a search.
- If you want to search for a phrase or sentence, add quotation marks around it – for example "gold plated".
- After running a search, you'll end up with a set of results which you can filter to narrow down and find what you're looking for.