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The British Museum: See key artefacts from the world's history for free

Perhaps the most famous museum in London, the British Museum houses seven million key artefacts that have shaped the world's history into what it is today. Situated in an imposing 18th century building in the heart of Bloomsbury, the British Museum has one of the best collections of Egyptian mummies and is also home to the world famous Rosetta Stone, which played a crucial role in deciphering hieroglyphs. Objects from Japan, Africa, the Incas and the Islamic Middle East are also on display, providing an in-depth history of humanity. Special exhibitions regularly take place here as well, with past exhibits including the Book of the Dead from Ancient Egypt and the Terracotta Army. While it will take more than a day to see everything in the British Museum, there are plenty of other things to do in the surrounding area, including a visit to the shops and markets at Covent Garden or a trip to see a West End show. What's more, you can expand your budget on London hotels with TravelStay.com because the British Museum is absolutely free!

Hotels and BnBs near British Museum London

There are so many budget London hotels near the British Museum as large numbers of tourists come to the area. Staying in hotels in Bloomsbury also puts you close to the shops at Covent Garden as well as even more museums, such as the antiquities at the John Soane Museum, the historic books at the British Library or the slightly stranger Huntarian Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons. TravelStay.com has a number of London hostels in Bloomsbury and London hotels near the British Museum. For example, the Astor Museum Inn is a great value London hostel, situated directly opposite the British Museum. Or, for a bit of luxury, TravelStay.com has the four-star Staunton Hotel London on offer, located in a Georgian townhouse in the heart of Bloomsbury. Choosing bed and breakfasts near the British Museum is so easy, but make sure you search now and book your favourite quick before they go!

British Museum Address

Great Russell Street
Bloomsbury
London
WC1B 3DG
British Museum telephone number: 020 7323 8299

Map of British Museum, London

London Transport to British Museum
Nearest Tube: Holborn
Tube Lines: Central and Piccadilly Lines

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Generator Hostel 1 Hostel 0.5 0.5 Miles
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Kings Cross Hotel London 2 B&B 0.7 0.7 Miles
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Albion House Hotel 3 Accommodation 0.7 0.7 Miles
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2.8
£27.00
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4.2
£26.33
Arriva Hotel 2 Hotel 0.9 0.9 Miles
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Clink78 1 Hostel 1.0 1.0 Miles
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£14.00
So Kings Cross 3 Hotel 1.0 1.0 Miles
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£20.14
Swinton Hotel 2 Hotel 1.0 1.0 Miles
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Fitzroy Hotel 1 Accommodation 1.0 1.0 Miles
3.2
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Astor Court Hotel 3 Hotel 1.2 1.2 Miles
4.1
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New Market House 3 B&B 1.7 1.7 Miles
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