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British Museum

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Dennis Severs' House

British Museum and Dennis Severs' House are both recommended by professionals. On balance, British Museum ranks significantly higher than Dennis Severs' House. British Museum scores 94 with recommendations from 9 reviews including Michelin Guide, Travel + Leisure and Frommer's.

British Museum and Dennis Severs' House are both recommended by professionals. On balance, British Museum ranks significantly higher than Dennis Severs' House. British Museum scores 94 with recommendations from 9 reviews including Michelin Guide, Travel + Leisure and Frommer's.

tripexpert score
97
#1 in London
location

Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG

endorsements
  • 12 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    This celebrated treasure house, filled with plunder of incalculable value and beauty from around the globe, occupies an immense, imposing neoclassical building in the heart of Bloomsbury. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    If the museum has one central, unifying theme, it's to provide an overview of the development of human culture, illustrated with items from all of the world's major civilizations. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    The country's largest museum and one of the oldest and finest in the world, this famous museum boasts vast Egyptian, Etruscan, Greek, Roman, European and Middle Eastern galleries. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    The British Museum is one of the most remarkable institutions of its kind and its collections encompass a vast span of historical civilisation. Full Review →

  • 9

    Time Out 69

    One of the world's oldest museums, the British Museum is vast and its collections, only a fraction of which can be on public display at any one time, comprise millions of objects. Full Review →

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91
#17 in London

18 Folgate Street, Liverpool Street Tube, London E1 6BX

  • 7 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    The remarkable interiors of this extraordinary time machine of a house are the creation of Dennis Severs (1948–99), a performer-designer-scholar from Escondido, California. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    The rooms have been arranged as if they have just been vacated by their previous occupants, with items carelessly strewn about and food left uncleared. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    This extraordinary Georgian House is set up as if its occupants had just walked out the door. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 53

    This is more of an experience than a visit; home to American artist Dennis Severs who died in 2000, every room in this Georgian house represents a step back into history. Full Review →

  • 9

    Time Out 69

    Dennis Severs’ House is a time capsule attraction in which visitors are immersed in a unique form of theatre. Full Review →

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