Sights and Attractions near British Museum

ADDRESS
, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3DG
OPENING TIMES
Selected galleries are open late Thu & Fri | Closed 1 January, Good Friday, 24, 25, 26 December
PRICES
FREE | Charges apply to major temporary exhibitions.
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pollock's Toy Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Scala Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 8 minutes walk from British Museum
Crammed inside two townhouses (one 18th, the other 19th century) on a pretty sidestreet you'll find this historic haven for toys of all kinds. Named... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
London > Attractions > Museums
Malet Place, University College London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 10 minutes walk from British Museum
The Petrie Museum, located within University College London, is one of the largest and most fascinating collections of Egyptian archaeology anywhere in the world. There... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Photographers' Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
16-18 Ramillies Street, Soho, London W1F | 12 minutes walk from British Museum
The Photographers' Gallery - Britain's leading centre for contemporary photography - emerged from a 3.6 million pound redesign in May 2012 revealing the work of... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Postal Museum and Mail Rail
London > Attractions > Museums
Phoenix Place, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 13 minutes walk from British Museum
Explore the history of the Royal Mail at The Postal Museum where you can go on an underground adventure through narrow tunnels not used since... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Piccadilly Circus
London > Attractions > Sights
Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1J | 13 minutes walk from British Museum
Right in the middle of the West End, Piccadilly Circus isn't a circus at all, but an enormous road junction where Piccadilly itself Regent Street,... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pace Gallery London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6 Burlington Gardens, Mayfair, London W1S | 16 minutes walk from British Museum
New York art gallery Pace opens its second London space at 6 Burlington Gardens on 4th October 2012, a 9,000 square foot space in the... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 19 minutes walk from British Museum
The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1914 in Britain, The Poetry Library within the Southbank Centre contains 90,000 items and is still... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pancras Square
London > Attractions
King's Cross, London N1C | 19 minutes walk from British Museum
Set between King's Cross and St Pancras stations, Pancras Square is a public square with restaurants, offices, green space and a gently flowing stepped water... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Portman Square
London > Attractions
W1H | 26 minutes walk from British Museum
This private garden square in Marylebone offers a secluded and peaceful place to get away from it all. On the north side three... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Painted Earth
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
Arch 65, The Catacombs, Stables Market, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1 | 36 minutes walk from British Museum
As well as housing a renowned ceramic art gallery, Painted Earth offers kids a fantastic opportunity to test their own artistic talents. Supervised by friendly... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Primrose Hill
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Primrose Hill Road, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 2 miles from British Museum
This small, grassy, hilly park, boasting fantastic views over London, has become increasingly popular with the young, the trendy and the famous – particularly from... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Paddington Central
London > Attractions
1A Sheldon Square, W2 | 2.3 miles from British Museum
A peaceful canal-side new development within walking distance of Paddington Station and Marble Arch, Paddington Central is an 11 acre site, home to... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Purple Dragon
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Grosvenor Waterside, 30 Gatliff Road, Pimlico, London SW1W | 2.4 miles from British Museum
Purple Dragon is a dream playground, kindergarten, day nursery and private members' for kids. Relocated from its original location in Battersea, the exclusive club... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Paddington Central
London > Attractions
Sheldon Square, Paddington, London W2 | 2.5 miles from British Museum
A peaceful canal-side new development within walking distance of Paddington Station and Marble Arch, Paddington Central is an 11 acre site, home to big businesses... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Potemkin Theatre
London > Attractions > Sights
55 Laburnum Street, Columbia & Brunswick Wharf, E2 | 2.7 miles from British Museum
A bold, geometric canal-side structure attached to the top of a Haggerston warehouse has been awarded the 2019 Antepavilion Architecture Prize. London's newest theatre, the... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Proud Chelsea
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
161 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 2.7 miles from British Museum
Art gallery Proud Chelsea brings top quality rock 'n' roll photography to the heart of King's Road. There are several strings to the Proud bow... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pump House Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Battersea Park, SW11 | 3.2 miles from British Museum
Built in 1861, the Pump House Gallery was originally a Victorian water tower supplying water to the lakes and cascades in Battersea Park. Following renovation,... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Portobello Road Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3.4 miles from British Museum
The famous Portobello Road antiques and flea market in Notting Hill takes place every Saturday although there are also stalls from Monday to Friday. Running... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pottery Cafe
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
735 Fulham Road, SW6 | 4.4 miles from British Museum
All Fulham mums know and love the Pottery Cafe - it's practically a rite of passage for new mums to take their babies here to... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Plus One Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The Piper Building, Peterborough Road, Belgravia, London SW6 | 4.7 miles from British Museum
Within the iconic Piper building, known for the large panels on the outside of the building by the famous British artist John Piper... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Paynes and Borthwick Wharf
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
15 Borthwick Street, SE8 | 5.1 miles from British Museum
Two wharves, Paynes, built in 1860, and Borthwick, built in 1934, both mostly demolished in 2004, have been incorporated into a 120 million riverside development.... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pagoda at Kew
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kew Gardens, TW9 | 7.5 miles from British Museum
The ornate Pagoda at Kew affords spectacular views across the botanical gardens and beyond, across the rooftops of London. If you visit the gardens it... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
PM Gallery and House
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Walpole Park, Mattock Lane, W5 | 7.8 miles from British Museum
Bought by the architect John Soane in 1800, Pitzhanger Manor house - which now includes the PM Gallery and House - was to become the... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pottery Cafe
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
322 Richmond Road, East Twickenham, TW1 | 9.1 miles from British Museum
All Richmond mums know and love the Pottery Cafe - it's practically a rite of passage for new mums to take... More
Pushkin House
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
5A Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 3 minutes walk from British Museum
Named after the famous nineteenth century Russian author and poet, Pushkin House is a place where Russian literature, art, film, music, theatre and dance, as... More
Pace
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6-10 Lexington Street, Soho, London W1F | 12 minutes walk from British Museum
... More
Proud Galleries - Central
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
32 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 14 minutes walk from British Museum
Proud Central reopened as The Strand Gallery in 2010. Alex Proud started out as a Japanese antiques dealer but a twist of fate led Proud... More
Phinns Gallery of Mayfair
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
16 Clifford Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 17 minutes walk from British Museum
... More
Project Native Informant
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
17 Brook's Mews, W1K | 19 minutes walk from British Museum
... More
Portland Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
8 Bennet Street, St James's, London SW1A | 20 minutes walk from British Museum
Founded in 1984, Portland Gallery specialises in Modern British and Contemporary paintings. There are regular exhibitions held at this West End gallery and specialist areas... More
1|2|3
 
 

Hotels Near

British Museum

 
 
Near British Museum All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near British Museum

 
 
 
Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella
Theatre | Until 13th February 2022 

Gillian Lynne Theatre 6 minutes walk from British Museum

The fairy tale heroine shall go the royal ball when Laurence Connor directs a musical comedy with a book by ...More

Mary Poppins
Theatre | Until 13th February 2022 

Prince Edward Theatre 8 minutes walk from British Museum

Step in time with Zizi Strallen as Mary Poppins and Charlie Stemp as chimney sweep Bert in Richard Eyre's revival ...More

Frozen: The Musical
Theatre | Until 3rd April 2022 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 9 minutes walk from British Museum

Michael Grandage directs a magical stage musical based on the Disney animated film, which charts the journey of two sisters ...More

Les Miserables
Theatre | Until 13th February 2022 

Sondheim Theatre 11 minutes walk from British Museum

Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's long-running musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's revolutionary novel of tragedy and loss plays out a ...More

Life Of Pi
Theatre | Until 27th February 2022 

Wyndham's Theatre 11 minutes walk from British Museum

Max Webster directs the West End transfer of Lolita Chakrabarti's stage adaptation of the novel by Yann Martel about a ...More

The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 30th January 2022 

Duchess Theatre 11 minutes walk from British Museum

Award-winning company Theatre Mischief presents a hilarious play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society staging a murder mystery, which is beset ...More

The Ocean At The End Of The Lane
Theatre | Until 12th February 2022 

Duke of York's Theatre 12 minutes walk from British Museum

Alex returns to the old Sussex farmhouse of his youth and recalls a battle against dark, ancient forces with his ...More

Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical
Theatre | Until 3rd April 2022 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 12 minutes walk from British Museum

Clint Dyer directs a celebration of the life of the music superstar from humble beginnings in the hills of rural ...More

The Drifters Girl
Theatre | Until 26th March 2022 

Garrick Theatre 12 minutes walk from British Museum

Beverley Knight plays Faye Treadwell, manager of The Drifters, in the world premiere staging of a musical about the woman ...More

Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2022 

Trafalgar Square 15 minutes walk from British Museum

London born artist Heather Philipson puts an ice cream with a cherry on top on The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar ...More

 
 
 
 
SALE
London Hotels

From cheap budget places to stay to luxury 5 star suites see our discounts for British Museum hotels, including Holiday Inn Express London Hammersmith from 67% off.

 

 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960