- a museum in London, founded in 1753: contains one of the world's richest collections
of antiquities and (until 1997) most of the British Library
Example Sentences Including 'British Museum'
'In the past, there have been tremendous pressures on the British Museum to open its doors for longer hours.
A mummy case in whose painted eyes there is a look of anguish still exists, still owned by the British Museum.
Titanic - Destination disaster
An example of one of the world's first coins, made of electrum, is in the British Museum.
Australian News Misc (2004)
In 1817, Giovanni Belzoni successfully removed an enormous granite bust of Ramesses from the Ramesseum to the British Museum.
Once, a lost watercolour by Richard Dadd had been produced, valued at £100,000 and later sold to the British Museum.
The Image of Laura
She got her diary from her study and they agreed to meet the following Tuesday, after her last class, outside the British Museum.
An Older Woman
She stood for several minutes in the forecourt of the British Museum staring up at the huge pillared faade.
SANDS OF TIME (2003)
Some time in the 1950s, I ran into Ayalon coming out of the British Museum.
THE British Museum is having to take emergency measures to balance a projected £3 million shortfall in its income.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
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