The British Museum "Free to the world since 1753, the British Museum houses one of the greatest collections of human cultural history. Whether you?re coming to see real-life legends like the Rosetta Stone and Easter Island statue, or iconic objects such as the earliest known image of Christ, the following pages will help you make the most of your visit." The British Museum Great Russell Street London WC1B 3DG Location - here Nearest tube stations: Holborn, Tottenham Court Road, Russell Square. Opening times Great Court Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 09.00?18.00 Thursday, Friday, Saturday 09.00?23.00 Galleries Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 10.00?17.30 Thursday and Friday 10.00?20.30 including special exhibitions The British Museum is free to all visitors. A charge may be made for special exhibitions. http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/ I went in there whilst at London Film and Comic Con, it's a great place to wander around, has art/archaeology from most ancient world cultures (and later), some quite stunning stuff It's also near Forbidden Planet, so you could do a trip to both and get culture and Star Wars shopping in one trip.