What’s on

Special exhibitions

Free exhibitions and displays

The Asahi Shimbun Displays
Creating an ancestor:
the Jericho Skull

Until 5 March 2017

Picasso post-war prints:
lithographs and aquatints

27 January – 3 March 2017

Desire, love, identity:
exploring LGBTQ histories

11 May – 15 October 2017


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