Common questions

How much is British Museum entry?

How much is British Museum entry?

Entrance to the museum is free, but entry to the museum’s galleries and exhibitions currently requires a pre-booked timed ticket. A donation of £5 is recommended. There are admission fees for special exhibitions and some events – book online now to avoid missing out.

Is entry to the British Museum free?

Free entry To ensure a safe and enjoyable visit, the Museum continues to work within government guidelines. Most of our galleries are open.

How much does Queensland Museum cost?


Tickets Price
Adult $15
Concession $11
Child (3-15 years, under 3 years free) $8.80
Family (2 adults + 2 children) $38

How much time do you need at the British Museum?

three to four hours
Visiting British Museum Recommended visiting time is at least three to four hours, but if you’re interested in joining some of the many different talks and tours at the museum, then be prepared to spend the entire day wandering around.

Do you have to wear a mask in a museum?

The National Museum Directors’ Council has updated its reopening guidance to state that, while face coverings are no longer required by law, “the government expects and recommends that people should continue to wear them in crowded and enclosed settings, to protect themselves and others”.

Do you have to book for Goma?

‘European Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York’ at GOMA is a ticketed exhibition. Please have your pre-purchased tickets and any relevant concession and membership cards ready to present to Ticket staff on entry to the exhibition.

Is the Reading Room at the British Museum open?

The Reading Room stands at the heart of the Museum, in the centre of the Great Court. Completed in 1857, it was hailed as one of the great sights of London and became a world-famous centre of learning. The Reading Room is currently closed.

Can anyone study in the British library?

Everyone can use our Reading Rooms for study and research, and you don’t need to pre-book. You just need a Reader Pass, and you’re in. You need to pre-book an appointment to renew or get a new Reader Pass.

What attractions are open UK?

75 of the best UK family days out as tourist attractions reopen after lockdown, from Cheddar Gorge & Caves to Tate Galleries

  • Wookey Hole. Somerset.
  • Wildwood Escot. Devon.
  • Birdland Park and Gardens.
  • Cheddar Gorge & Caves.
  • Tolcarne Beach Village.
  • Cotswolds Farm Park.
  • Newquay Trampoline Park and Waterworld.
  • Brean Theme Park.

How long has the Australian Museum been open?

The Media Centre also provides information, images and expert comment on scientific and cultural research, exhibitions and wider Museum activities. The Australian Museum has been inspiring exploration of nature and culture for more than 190 years. Learn more about what we do, our extraordinary collections or our fascinating history.

Do you have to do test and trace at British Museum?

Although we hope that all of our visitors will participate in Test and Trace, this is not a precondition of entry. However, under the current COVID-19 regulations, the British Museum requires a record of your contact details for NHS Test and Trace if you wish to use the café seating areas.

When is the British Museum closed in London?

The Museum is closed 24–26 December. Special exhibitions are open daily 10.00–17.00 (last entry at 15.50) and on Fridays until 20.30 (last entry at 19.10). Please arrive at the time stated on your ticket – we cannot guarantee admission before or after your allotted time slot. We begin clearing galleries 10 minutes before they close.

How much money does the Australian Museum get?

As part of a $40M Blockbuster Funding agreement created by the NSW Government, the Australian Museum will be able to host and tour major exhibitions over the next four years including: Ramses The Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs and SHARKS. Read about our latest discoveries, research expeditions or discover our interesting archive of blog posts.

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