The Round Reading Room at the British Museum
28 March 2018

In the latest in our series on the Museum’s history, Archivist Francesca Hillier takes a look at the iconic Round Reading Room at the centre of the Bloomsbury building.

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.