Autumnal decorations and lighting in Great Court

The Great Court

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The Queen Elizabeth II Great Court is the largest covered public square in Europe, enclosed under a spectacular glass and steel roof.

Surrounding the famous Reading Room, the court contains a number of sculptures from the Museum's collection.


Filming hours

  • Before 09.00 Mondays – Fridays
  • After 18.15 Mondays – Wednesdays
  • After 21.15 Thursdays and Fridays