The British Museum is a uk museum that is dedicated to human history, culture and art. The Britisg museum is located in the Bloomsbury area of London, UK.
The museum features a permanent collection of over 8 million works. This is among the largest and most comprehensive collections in existence with items from all continents.
The British museum illustrates and documents the story of human culture from its beginnings to the present.
The British Museum online shop lets you buy directly from the official museum web site. The British Museum online store sells:
- Authentic replicas
- fine art prints
- Jewellery and more
The British Museum online store can offer a worldwide delivery service, with free UK delivery on BMP books.
The British Museum, which was founded in 1753, was the first national public museum in the world.
From the beginning it granted free admission to all 'studious and curious persons'. Visitor numbers have grown from around 5,000 a year in the eighteenth century to around 6 million each year these days.
General postal address is
Great Russell Street,
London WC1B 3DG,
Museum opening times:
Free, open daily
Fridays until 20.30