The British Museum’s collection of seven million objects representing the rich history of human cultures mirrors the city of London’s global variety. In no other museum can the visitor see so clearly the history of what it is to be human.
By London Underground
The nearest underground stations to the Museum are:
- Tottenham Court Road (300m)
- Holborn (500m)
- Russell Square (800m)
- Goodge Street (800m)
There are bike racks inside the Museum gates on Great Russell Street.
Transport for London: cycling
A comprehensive network of cycle routes.
The following buses stop near the Museum:
- 1, 7, 8, 19, 25, 38, 55, 98, 242
Stop on New Oxford Street
- 10, 14, 24, 29, 73, 134, 390
Stop on Tottenham Court Road, northbound
Stop on Gower Street, southbound
- 59, 68, X68, 91, 168, 188
Stop on Southampton Row