British Museum Intro
The British Museum is a human history museum located in London, United Kingdom. In 2017, the Museum was visited by more than 5,906,716. The permanent collection of the museum includes 8 million works. The collection has recovered from the era of the British Empire. The British Museum is the first national public museum across the world. The museum was founded in 1753. The museum collections are from Irish physician and scientist Sir Hans Sloane. The museum was publicly opened on January 15, 1759. The museum charges no admission fee from the visitor. As of 2018 records, the Chairman of the British Museum is Sir Richard Lambert.
The museum’s first summary guide was written in 1903. The British Museum appointed their first lecturer in 1911. The Museum provides free admission to all students and persons since the museum beginning. The British Museum received Carbon Trust Standard for their effort to reduce their carbon footprint.
British Museum Shop
The British MuseumShop provide several products to the customers named as Sculpture and Replica, Jewelry, Scarves and Accessories, Books, Prints, Homeware and many more. The Museum also provides a collection which is inspired by Ancient Egypt, Hokusai, Cats, Waddesdon Bequest and Rosetta stone. The Museum is divided into several departments named as Ancient Egypt and Sudan, Greece and Rome, Middle East, Prints and Drawings, Britain, Europe and Prehistory, Asia, Africa, Oceania and Americas, Conservation and Scientific Research.
The Museum has a Great Hall which is completed in 2000. The oldest object of the Museum is a Stone Chopping toll which is hope to be 2 million years old. The Rosetta stone in the Museum has three languages named as hieroglyphic, Greek and Demotic.
The pass of the Museum is published by the British Museum Press which is a division of the British Museum Company Ltd. The profits of the BMP form their sales are used to support the museum.