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British Museum

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Geffrye Museum

Both British Museum and Geffrye Museum are rated highly by professionals. On balance, British Museum is the choice of most writers compared to Geffrye Museum. British Museum has a TripExpert Score of 94 with accolades from 9 sources such as concierge.com, Fodor's and Frommer's.

Both British Museum and Geffrye Museum are rated highly by professionals. On balance, British Museum is the choice of most writers compared to Geffrye Museum. British Museum has a TripExpert Score of 94 with accolades from 9 sources such as concierge.com, Fodor's and Frommer's.

tripexpert score
97
#1 in London
location

Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG

endorsements
  • 11 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    One of the single greatest museums in the world, the British Museum houses collections that date from the prehistoric to the modern—in sum, the works of mankind.

  • 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 →

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94
#6 in London

Kingsland Road, London E2 8EA

  • 11 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    A row of 18th-century almshouses in Shoreditch contain this excellent (free) museum of everyday life.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    In contrast to the West End's grand aristocratic town houses, this charming museum is devoted to the life of the city's middle class over the years. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    If you'd like an overview of British interiors and lifestyles of the past 4 centuries, head to this museum, housed in a series of restored 18th-century almshouses. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    This series of beautiful 18th-century ivy-clad almshouses, with an extensive and well-presented herb garden, was first opened as a museum in 1914. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 53

    Located in an almshouse (1712-1719) built by the Ironmongers' Company, the museum seeks to illustrate the daily life of the British middle classes from 16C to 20C by reconstructing interiors. Full Review →

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