The fastest way to find the Memorial to Homosexuals Persecuted Under Nazism and the Alan Turing Memorial is by using your smartphone’s GPS. They’re not easy to spot on first sight.
Big luggage and carry-on luggage with wheels are not allowed in the British Museum. The museum recommends storing your luggage at Euston, King’s Cross and Charing Cross stations before your visit.
The audio tour is available on the Great Court desk, every day from 10.00 to 16.30 h, and until 19.30 h on Fridays. It costs 7 pounds.
We recommend you visit the British Museum as early as you can to enjoy all the galleries, since it is usually busy in the afternoon.
There are shops inside the museum where you can buy souvenirs. You can also buy online here.
To speed up your visit to the British Museum, don’t miss the room of Egyptian Sculpture (Room 4), the Greek Parthenon (Room 18), or Athens objects (Room 19).
Grab a snack or lunch at the museum’s restaurants such as Great Court Restaurant, Court Café, or Pizzeria.
We recommend you the 90-minute tour to see the highlights of the museum. This tour takes place from Fri-Sun from 11.30 to 14.00 h. It costs 14 pounds, and you can book it online.
The daily Eye-opening tours are free 30-40 minute tours which take place from 11.00 until 15.45 h. To learn about specific galleries and works, the Spotlight Tours take place on Friday evenings from 17.00 to 19.00 h.