Cheap hotels near British Museum in London, United Kingdom
Founded in 1753, the British Museum is one of the world’s most comprehensive and celebrated museums and boasts over 8 million pieces dedicated to human history and culture.
With world-famous pieces like the Rosetta Stone and Elgin Marbles, it’s also quite popular: The museum attracts more than 6 million visitors a year, making it the second-most visited museum in the world.
The British Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. and admission is free (hooray!). For complete visitor information and a list of current exhibits, have a look at the museum’s Web site. The nearest tube stops are Tottenham Court Road, Holborn and Russell Square stations.
Hotels near the British Museum: The museum is located in the middle of Bloomsbury, a friendly, pretty neighborhood notable for its literary past. The area offers some budget hotels, although things get cheaper as you head north toward King's Cross.