What’s on

Special exhibitions

The Citi exhibition

I object: Ian Hislop's search for dissent

6 September 2018 – 20 January 2019

The BP exhibition

I am Ashurbanipal: king of the world, king of Assyria

8 November 2018 – 24 February 2019



Edvard Munch: Love and angst

11 April 2019 – 21 July 2019

The Citi exhibition


23 May 2019 – 26 August 2019

Free exhibitions and displays

The Asahi Shimbun Displays
No mans land

Until 3 February 2019

Until 27 January 2019


Samsung Digital Discovery Centre

Samsung Digital Discovery Centre

Free digital workshops every weekend

Daily activities

Free daily activities

Including trails, backpacks, object handling and art materials

Late night Fridays

Friday lates

Open until 20.30 Fridays

Explore the Museum during Friday lates with a programme of events, food and drink.



Become part of something

Support the collection and enjoy exclusive benefits.

Tours and loans

UK tours and loans

UK tours and loans

British Museum objects and exhibitions around the United Kingdom

International tours and loans

International tours and loans

Exhibitions and touring displays around the world