British Museum Reopening

August 7 2020

Image of British Museum Reopening

Picture: The British Museum

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

The British Museum in London is set to reopen on 27th August 2020. This had been the museum's longest peace time closure in its 281 year history.

Visitors who wish to visit will need to pre-book one of the 2,000 tickets available for each day. This must be drastically less than the amount that usually visit this important London cultural institution. One wonders what sort of social distancing will be in place around the museum's most famous treasures, including the Rosetta Stone etc.

It's not entirely clear if the museum's Prints and Drawings Department will be reopening in due course either.

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