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British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG

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The British Museum, Great Russell Street,London, WC1B 3DG

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Please note that tour groups must use the Montague Placeentrance, WC1E 7JW.

By Tube

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Nearest underground stations:

  • Tottenham Court Road (500m)
  • Holborn (500m)
  • Russell Square (800m)
  • Goodge Street (800m)

Transport forLondon: Tube maps 

By bus

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Buses that stop near the Museum:

  • 1, 8, 19, 25, 38, 55, 98, 242
    Stop on New Oxford Street
  • 10, 14, 24, 29, 73, 134, 390
    Stop northbound on Tottenham Court Road,
    southbound on Gower Street
  • 59, 68, X68, 91, 168, 188
    Stop on Southampton Row

Transport forLondon: bus routes 

By bicycle

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Bike racks

There are bike racks inside the Museum gates on Great RussellStreet.
Transport for London: cyclinginformation 

Santander Cycle Hire

The nearest docking station is just outside the Museum gates, onthe corner of Great Russell Street and Montague Street.
AboutSantander Cycle Hire Scheme 

By car

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Congestion charge

The Museum is within the Congestion Charge zone.
About theCongestion Charge 


There is little on-street parking available. The nearest carpark to the Museum is located at Bloomsbury Square, WC1A 2RJ.
Website for Bloomsbury Square car park 

Disabled parking

There is limited parking in the Museum's forecourt for disabledvisitors only. To make arrangements please telephone +44 (0)20 73238299 at least 24 hours in advance.
You will be asked to provide the registration number, make andmodel of your vehicle and the date of your visit.


Entering the Museum

Groups of 10 people or more must use the Montague Placeentrance, postcode WC1E 7JW. Groups must alsobook their visit at least seven days in advance.
About groupvisits 

Coach parking

Coach parties are advised to use the metered parking on MontaguePlace.

Disabled parking

Spaces may be booked for minibuses for people with mobilityimpairments. To make arrangements, please telephone +44 (0)20 73238299 at least seven days in advance. You will be asked for theregistration number, make and model of your vehicle and the date ofyour visit.