British Museum Tickets

Great Russell Street,  LondonWC1B 3DGGB

Venue Details


The main entrance to the British Museum is on Great Russell Street. There is an alternative entrance on Montague Place.


The Museum is within the Congestion Charging Zone and there is very little parking in the area. There is limited parking in the Museum’s forecourt for disabled users only. To reserve a parking space (for disabled users only), telephone the Information Desk on +44 (0)20 7323 8299.

Public Transportation
By London Underground
Holborn (Central line and Piccadilly line)
Tottenham Court Road (Central line and Northern line – Charing Cross branch)
Russell Square (Piccadilly line)
Goodge Street (Northern line – Charing Cross branch)
Covent Garden (Piccadilly line)
Euston (Northern line and Victoria line)

View a map of the London Underground on the TfL website


By bus
The following buses stop near the Museum

1, 7, 8, 19, 25, 38, 55, 98, 242
Stop on New Oxford Street

10, 14, 24, 29, 73, 134, 390
Stop on Tottenham Court Road, northbound and Gower Street, southbound

59, 68, X68, 91, 168, 188
Stop on Southampton Row

Box Office Numbers

020 7323 8181

Box Office Hours

Saturday - Wednesday 10:00am - 5:30pm
Thursday & Friday - 10:00am - 8:30pm

Box Office Collection Accepted

Please bring your booking reference and the credit card used to book.

Accessible Seating

The Main entrance to the Museum on Great Russell Street has 12 steps with handrails at each side. There are self-operable lifts on both sides of the steps, with bells for visitors to call for assistance if required.

There is a level entrance to the Museum on Montague Place and a lift to the different floors in the Museum.

Wheelchairs are available at both entrances. If you would like to reserve a wheelchair for your visit, please contact us on +44 (0)20 7323 8299.

General Rules

Before you enter the exhibition:
Only small bags will be allowed into the exhibition (35 x 33 x 13cm max)
Large bags, coats, umbrellas, etc. should be left in the cloakrooms
The main cloakrooms are located to the left of the Main entrance, next to the Children’s shop, £1 per item. Large luggage can be left at the Montague Place entrance cloakroom, £1 per item.
The Museum reserves the right to search any bags or personal items being taken into the exhibition

While you are in the exhibition, please:
Do not use photographic or video recording equipment
Do not carry or consume any food or drink
Set your mobile phone to silent

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