Queen Elizabeth II and the British Museum
30 May 2022

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has visited the British Museum at least 15 times during her reign. Here we take a look back at some of The Queen’s visits and what Her Majesty did while at the Museum.

‘Her Majesty’s Picture’: circulating a likeness of Elizabeth I
30 June 2017

Dora Thornton, Curator of Renaissance Collections, details how Queen Elizabeth I used her portrait to manipulate her public and private image.