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British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG

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The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG

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Please note that tour groups must use the King Edward entrance on Montague Place, WC1E 7JW.


By Tube

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Nearest underground stations:

  • Tottenham Court Road (500m)
  • Holborn (500m)
  • Russell Square (800m)
  • Goodge Street (800m)

Transport for London: Tube maps 

By bus

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Buses that stop near the Museum:

  • 1, 8, 19, 25, 38, 55, 98, 242
    Stop on New Oxford Street
  • 10, 14, 24, 29, 73, 134, 390
    Stop northbound on Tottenham Court Road,
    southbound on Gower Street
  • 59, 68, X68, 91, 168, 188
    Stop on Southampton Row

Transport for London: bus routes 

By bicycle

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Bike racks

There are bike racks inside the Museum gates on Great Russell Street.
Transport for London: cycling information 

Santander Cycle Hire

The nearest docking station is just outside the Museum gates, on the corner of Great Russell Street and Montague Street.
About Santander Cycle Hire Scheme 


By car

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Congestion charge

The Museum is within the Congestion Charge zone.
About the Congestion Charge 

Parking

There is little on-street parking available. The nearest car park to the Museum is located at Bloomsbury Square, WC1A 2RJ.
Website for Bloomsbury Square car park 

Disabled parking

There is limited parking in the Museum's forecourt for disabled visitors only. To make arrangements please telephone +44 (0)20 7323 8299 at least 24 hours in advance.
You will be asked to provide the registration number, make and model of your vehicle and the date of your visit.

Groups

Entering the Museum

Groups of 10 people or more must use the King Edward entrance on Montague Place, postcode WC1E 7JW. Groups must also book their visit at least seven days in advance.
About group visits 

Coach parking

Coach parties are advised to use the metered parking on Montague Place.

Disabled parking

Spaces may be booked for minibuses for people with mobility impairments. To make arrangements, please telephone +44 (0)20 7323 8299 at least seven days in advance. You will be asked for the registration number, make and model of your vehicle and the date of your visit.