The British Museum
Founded in 1753, The British Museum was the first national, public museum in the world. Housing over 8 million pieces of timeless artifacts, The British Museum attracts over 6 million visitors a year. Objects range from the earliest tools made by humans and treasures from the ancient world, to more recent acquisitions from Africa, Oceania, the Americas, Middle East, Asia and Europe.
A museum of the world, for the world.