Everything you ever wanted to know about the Great Court
4 December 2020

To mark the Great Court’s 20th birthday, we’ve rounded up everything you ever wanted to know about this iconic space – from famous faces who have passed through to how many blue whales would make up the weight of the roof.

Connecting local communities with 4,000 years of heritage in Egypt
21 December 2017

Curator Ilona Regulski reveals how a British Museum research project is using new ways to connect people in Egypt with their incredible past.

An introduction to Greek architecture
18 December 2017

From pediments to capitals, we take a look at some of the key features of ancient Greek architecture and how it has inspired our own building in Bloomsbury

Montagu House: the first British Museum
23 June 2017

Museum Archivist Francesca Hillier takes us through the fascinating history of the first building to house the British Museum’s collection, Montagu House.