What’s on

Special exhibitions

Free exhibitions and displays

The Asahi Shimbun Displays
Creating an ancestor:
the Jericho Skull

Until 19 February 2017

Picasso post-war prints:
lithographs and aquatints

27 January 2017 – 3 March 2017

Places of the mind:
British watercolour landscapes 1850–1950

23 February 2017 – 27 August 2017

Desire, love, identity:
exploring LGBTQ histories

11 May 2017 – 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