The British Museum, located in the Bloomsbury area of London, United Kingdom, is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and culture. Its permanent collection, numbering some 8 million works, is among the largest and most comprehensive in exis
The British Museum is the second most visited museum in the world with more than 5.5 millions of visitors a year, just after the Louvre in Paris. It has an enormous collection of over seven million objects originating from all continents. It is a museum of history and culture which mission it to document and illustrate the story of human culture from its beginning to the present. Some of the key highlights of the British Museum include the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures and Ancient Egypt mummies. The museum is free but special exhibitions require tickets.