Opening times for British Museum  

 
 
ADDRESS
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3DG
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Selected galleries are open late Thu & Fri | Closed 1 January, Good Friday, 24, 25, 26 December
 
PRICES
FREE | Charges apply to major temporary exhibitions.
 
 

Opening and closing times for British Museum

Today (Tuesday) British Museum opens at 10am and closes at 5.30pm

Selected galleries are open late Thu & Fri | Closed 1 January, Good Friday, 24, 25, 26 December
 
 

Location map of British Museum

Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Russell Square Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Euston Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Bloomsbury Square Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
Holborn NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 
 
 

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What's On Today

Near British Museum

 
 
 
Royal Ballet:Obsidian Tear/The Invitation/Within The Golden Hour
Dance | Until 11th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from British Museum

A world premiere from McGregor, a dark drama from MacMillan and acclaimed ensemble work from Wheeldon....More

Insights: Behind The Scenes: ROH Chorus: Talk
Exhibitions | On 31st May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from British Museum

Learn more about this hard-working group of people....More

The Invitation
Dance | Until 11th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from British Museum

Kenneth MacMillan's gripping ballet, The Invitation , brings a complex exploration of innocence and moral corruption to the ...More

Obsidian Tear
Dance | Until 11th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from British Museum

Multi award-winning British choreographer Wayne McGregor presents his new ballet Obsidian Tear , which is given its ...More

Oedipe
Concerts | Until 8th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from British Museum

Johan Reuter, John Tomlinson, Sarah Connolly and Sophie Bevan perform in The Royal Opera House ...More

The Winter's Tale
The Winter's Tale
Dance | Until 10th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from British Museum

After creating Alice's Adventures in Wonderland for The Royal Ballet in 2011 - the company's first full length ...More

 
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from British Museum

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Foodie Events | Until 29th September 2016 

Balthazar 2 minutes walk from British Museum

Plumped up lips made from sponge, chocolate torte as gel eyeliner, and rhubarb and ginger cream lined up like brush-on ...More

 
May Half-Term Family Fun Activities: The Poster Party
May Half-Term Family Fun Activities: The Poster Party
Tours | Until 5th June 2016 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from British Museum

The Poster Party takes place throughout the May half term, from 28th May until 5th June 2016, with storytelling and ...More

 
The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 30th July 2016 

Fortune Theatre 2 minutes walk from British Museum

One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

 
 
 
 
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