Hotel near The British Museum
The British Museum is housing a collection of human history over the last two million years. It is a world-famous museum that was established in 1753. The signature of the British Museum is its main entrance with Greek temple style portico. It is located in the Bloomsbury area of London and the nearest tube stations are Tottenham Court Road and Holborn. The British Museum attracts over five million visitors per year and the admission is free.
It is a museum dedicated to human history, art and culture. It houses permanent and remarkable collection of about 7 million works, illustrating and documenting the story of human culture from its beginnings to the present. The museum also has special exhibitions, events and talks to advance your understanding of human history. You will have a chance to view some of the World-renowned objects such as the Rosetta Stone, Parthenon sculptures and Egyptian mummies.
The Department of Middle East is the world’s biggest and most important collection of Mesopotamian antiquities outside Iraq, displaying 330,000 works that will catch your eye. If you are a fan of the Albertina in Vienna, you will also love the Department of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum!
If you are looking for some great entertainments on Friday night, there are a wide variety of special events at the British Museum, such as dance performances, special music and film screenings.
Directions from Clayton Hotel Chiswick to the British Museum
- Drive for 35 minutes via A40 and A501 to Tottenham Court Rd. Take the exit for A400 and drive to Montague Pl.
- Walk a couple of minutes outside the hotel to Gunnersbury Station and take the District Line towards Upminster. Get off at Hammersmith Station and take the Piccadilly Line towards Cockfosters and get off at Holborn Station. Walk west on High Holborn and turn right onto Southampton Pl. Turn left towards Bloomsbury Square and walk through the Bloomsbury Square Gardens. Turn left onto Great Russel St. and take the second right and walk straight ahead to the museum