Large luggage, suitcases and cabin baggage: wheeled cases and large items of luggage are not allowed on British Museum premises for safety and security reasons. Storage for luggage is available at major rail stations, including Euston, King’s Cross and Charing Cross.

Please note, on Wednesday 8 November the north side of the building will be closed due to an official visit. This will include the entrance at the north of the Museum, the Members’ cloakroom and Rooms 24-27, 34, 66, 67 and 90-95. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by the closure. Temporary exhibitions will remain open. The Museum will be open as normal on 9 November.

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Groups of 10 or more people must book their visit in advance and use the Montague Place entrance on Montague Place.

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School visits

Information for teachers, school visits and sessions.

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