The British Museum is located in Bloomsbury, London. Dedicated to History and culture the Museum has around 8 million works. Making it one of the largest Museum it collection shows the human history from starting till this point in time. Established in 1753 it has largely the collection of Sir Hans Sloane. The British Museum contains the artifacts and antiques from across the world History. There are departments for every continent like department for Africa, Oceania and the Americas, Egypt, Rome and Middle East, Prehistory and Europe and Asia. There are no charges for public to see the collection NS in the Museum. It is open daily from 10.00 am 17.30 pm. There is an estimation of 6,701,043 numbers of people that visited the museum in 2014, makes it top Museum in England and 4th in the word.
What tube station is near British Museum?
Tottenham Court road station of London Tube is the nearest station to the British Museum. It is only 500 meters away from the station via Great Russell Street and can be reached in 5 minutes by foot and 2 minutes by taxi. There are also buses from the station in every 8 minutes. The bus number 98 and N98 will take you to the Museum in 5 minutes. There are 4 platforms at the station and lies in Fare zone1.The other nearest Tube stations to the British Museum are Goodge Street, Rusell Square and Holborn.
Tottenham Court road Tube station serves the Central line and Northern line. The station is directly approachable from the Oxford Tube station and Holborn tube station on the central line. On the northern line Leicester Square and Goodge Street tube station are directly connected.
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