"The past and what Britain collected!" British Museum Tip by gordonilla

British Museum, London: 318 reviews and 592 photos

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This was a much desired visit - my last visit was made in 1996. So a good few years later I made a second visit. I am sure there are lots of things I could say about the Museum. It was founded in 1753, and apparently the collection spans over 2 million years of human history.

There are some "Don't Miss!" exhibits as declared by the museum itself - lots of Egyptian antiquities, the Rosetta stone and the Parthenon Sculptures to name but three exhibits.

There are a number of food outlets - and from my most recent visit - all I can say is that it is very over priced, with a limited menu and inflexible service by the staff. Only a personal opinion you understand.

Address: Great Russell Street, WC1
Directions: Holborn tube or Russel Square
Phone: 00 44 (0)20 7323 8299
Website: http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jan 3, 2008
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