The British Museum

Great Russell Street

Opening Times:
Free, open daily 10am-5.30pm (open until 8.30pm on Fridays)

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The British Museum was founded in 1753, the first national public museum in the world. From the beginning it granted free admission to all 'studious and curious persons'. 

Teaching History with 100 Objects
The British Museumís Teaching History with 100 Objects website harnesses the power of objects to motivate young peopleís interest in history and to provide teachers with resources to inspire their studentsí study of events and people in the past.

Contact Details:

Tel: 020 7323 8299

Learning Programmes:
The British Museum offers a wide range of taught sessions, spanning a variety of world cultures and curriculum subjects. Check the Learning section of the British Museum website for more information.

Ancient Egypt 
Ancient Greece 
Ancient Mesopotamia 
Ancient Rome and Roman Britain 
Anglo-Saxons and Vikings 
The Americas 
Middle East and Islamic world 
Prehistoric Britain 

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