Visiting the BM and feeling peckish? The following video offers some suggestions for places to eat and drink, both inside and outside the Museum. Places beyond the Museum’s walls include (among others)… The Museum Tavern Tea and Tattle London Review Bookshop The Camera Museum Russell Square Russell Square Cabmen’s Shelter The Brunswick Centre
The British Museum exhibition, I am Ashubanipal: king of the world, king of Assyria (8 Nov. 2018 – 24 Feb. 2019) focuses on the BM’s extensive Assyrian collections and on the 7th Century BC warrior/scholar king, Ashurbanipal. Here’s a short video piece looking at just a few small parts of the exhibition. Watch it in […]
For a more immersive experience many MuseumWise short films are produced as 360º or 180º 3D video. Here’s an example showing a small handful of some of my personal highlights from The British Museum. If you have a VR headset (or something like Google Cardboard) then watch it in 3D for the full effect and […]
The British Museum has worked closely with Google over the past few years to bring more of the museum’s collections to a wider light. A number of these projects can be found at the British Museum – With Google web site. One interactive piece is The Museum of the World… …featuring some of the most […]
A 360º video tour of the British Museum Great Court and some of the galleries. I made this back in 2015 with an early “360 camera”. Newer videos are higher quality (and also 3D).
Wander around the British Museum with Google Arts & Culture. British Museum Tour (Inside) British Museum Tour (Outside) Browse the BM collections (a few highlights).
Hartwig Fischer became Director of the British Museum in 2016. Here he gives an introductory lecture to the British Museum Friends.
In November 2015 Neil MacGregor gave his final public lecture as Director of the British Museum. This is a recording of that event.
britishmuseum.orgFree general admission. Major exhibitions priced accordingly. Opening TimesMonday: 10am – 5pmTuesday: 10am – 5pmWednesday: 10am – 5pmThursday: 10am – 5pmFriday: 10am – 8.30pm (Except Good Friday)Saturday: 10am – 5pmSunday: 10am – 5pm Great Court: 9am – 6pm Closed24th-26th December, 1st January Further details: britishmuseum.org/visiting/opening_times.aspx PhoneGeneral: +44 (0)20 7323 8000Tickets: +44 (0)20 7323 8181 Museum Plan (PDF) LocationThe […]