British Museum

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Timings : 10:00 - 17:30, 10:00 - 20:30 (Friday)

Entry Fee : Free

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Founded in 1753, the British Museum is one of the most remarkable tourist attractions in London and has a collection of materials over two million years of human history. It presents a unique comparison of the treasures of the global culture under a single roof.

Located in London, the British Museum is a museum dedicated to human history, culture and art. It is located in the Bloomsbury area in London. It has a record of having over 8 million works and is considered to be one among the largest and the most comprehensive museums in existence. It contains materials from all continents and documents the evolution of human beings from the beginning till the present. It is mainly based on the collections of the scientist and physician Sir Hans Sloane. The museum holds some priceless objects from Assyria, Babylonia, China, Europe and other parts of the world. The major interest points for the tourists are the Elgin Marbles from Parthenon, the colossal bust of Rameses II, the Rosetta Stone, the Egyptian mummies and the Mildenhall Treasure.

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