Large Luggage: items larger than 40x40x50cm are not allowed on the British Museum premises for safety and security reasons. Wheeled cases must be carried or left in the cloakrooms (Maximum weight: 8kg). Folding bicycles are not accepted in the cloakrooms. Special exhibitions may have additional restrictions. The Museum reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to vary or alter these conditions without prior notice.

Getting here


The British Museum
Great Russell Street

How to get here

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Group visits

Groups of 10 or more people are requested to book their visit in advance and use the King Edward entrance on Montague Place.

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School visits

Information for teachers, school visits and sessions.

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