travelgrove Travel Tips
 

British Museum, London, United Kingdom

 
00
    
Legend
  • History & Culture travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: 1.5mi
danpop's pictureby danpop History & Culture travel tip
added on the 8th of June, 2009
If you don't want or you don't have so much money to spend while visiting London, you should check out British Museum. Except exhibitions that are charged, the visit to the museum is free. The museum is opened daily, between 10 AM and 5:30 PM. The museum is divided into departments, from different regions. While all of them are worthy of visiting, the Egyptian department is the most interesting of all, British Museum having the second most comprehensive collection of Egyptian antiquities. But this is only my opinion.

Address:
Great Russell St
London, WC1B, United Kingdom

Price:
Free, except exhibitions

Opening Hours:
Daily, between 10 AM and 5:30 PM

How to get there:
The nearest underground stations to the Museum are:
Holborn (approximately 7 minutes on foot)
Tottenham Court Road (approx. 6 minutes on foot)
Russell Square (approx. 10 minutes on foot)
Goodge Street (approx. 13 minutes on foo

 
the Millennium WheelOne day bus ticket
 
 
 
History & Culture
tips

Recent travel tips for London

  • the Millennium Wheel
    Even if it's really expensive (17 pounds for an adult, 8.5 pounds for a child 4-15 years old, and 14 pounds for seniors - 60 years plus - 2009 fares), even if you will definitely have to wait a long time in line, it's a must not to miss [...]
    D: 2.9mi00
  • Find a Time Out magazine
    The first thing to do when you come to London is: Find a booth selling Magazines and get yourself a copy of : Time Out, a magazine which tells you all that´s going on, from small hobby-theatre perfomances in Camden Rown to large Music [...]
    D: n/a00
  • Camel Trekking Morocco Desert Trip
    Just a few lines to explain our experience.I was traveling alone with my two children, arrived at Marrakech for seven days, I had said that with 3 days had enough, and the rest do I do with children?Contract Moha & Youssef ( www [...]
    D: 1423mi00
  • Museum of Childhood
    My favorite of all the museums of London is the V & A Museum of Childhood. They have a collection of 8,000 dolls, Britain's biggest doll house collection with very old pieces and many other interesting exhibitions about games, the history [...]
    D: 4.5mi00
  • London Eye
    If you really want to enjoy a sighseeing in London I would recommanded for you a ride on London Eye. You need to book the tickets before(minimum 2 days before) to get one and you'll must stay in a line for 2-3 hours, but after all this [...]
    D: 2.3mi00

Things about London you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

London Nightlife

Relax and listen to four of the world’s largest orchestras only found in London.  You may choose to go to the London Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, The Philharmonia, and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.  Watch the Royal Ballet in Convent Garden or you may also want to go to Theatreland, home to more than twelve musicals playing at discounted tickets.  You may also want to [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Copenhagen, Denmark
Tivoli Garden is the oldest of the amusement parks in the world, they say that Walt Disney got his idea of Disneyland from here. It is situated in...
General: Tivoli Gardens

Bonao, Dominican Republic
Travel to the mountains of the caribbean. Climb the highest peak of the Caribbean. Pico Duarte
Outdoors Activities: Hotel Gold Premium

 

Quito, Ecuador
At the very top of one of the surrounding mountains in Quito you will find a very big statue of the Virgin Mary standing on a dragon with a leash...
Sightseeing: Mirador Panecillo

Lyon, France
Built from the 12th to the 14th century. It's a mixture of roman and gothic style.
Sightseeing: Cathedrale Saint-Jean

 

Thira, Greece
If you do something like island hoping or if you just make a stop during your travel to Crete at Santorini, you have got to climb up the hills and...
General: Insland of Santorini/Thira

Riau, Indonesia
A general guideline when shopping in Batam – YOU BARGAIN, even at shopping malls, you BARGAIN! That’s a tip! Other than that, Batam is...
Shopping: Shopping Tips in Batam

 

Manali, India
Hotels in Manali - Hotel Him View, a name that is famous as a Hotel By River Side in manali near club house, hotels in manali, manali hotels,...
Outdoors Activities: Budget hotels in manali

Tokyo, Japan
The BEST sushi ever, ever! There is no place that provides such a tasty, delicious and mouthwatering sushi than SushiDai at the Tsukiji Market. No...
Food: Sushi-Dai Restaurant in Tokyo

 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Titiwangsa Lake is a great place to go to if you want to have a great bird’s eye view over Lake Titiwangsa, Petronas Towers and KL Tower....
Sightseeing: Titiwangsa Lake

Baia Mare, Romania
A captivating place to visit especially for children, the Baia Mare Mineralogy Museum welcomes tourists with a permanent exhibitions of minerals...
General: Mineralogy Museum

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*