02 April 2012

The British Museum – Exhibiting Human History and Culture

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Located in London, the British Museum is one of the most well known museums when it comes to housing artefacts and exhibits regarding the history and culture of the human race. Opened in 1759, the museum initially showcased items collected by naturalist and physician Sir Hans Sloane. Today it is home to a huge permanent collection that has over 7 million items which are spread across such departments as Ancient Egypt and Sudan, Prehistory and Europe, Greece and Rome, Asia and Africa. Those visiting the capital and looking for a luxury serviced apartment in London that is within easy reach of the British Museum can stay at Ascott Mayfair London. These well equipped London serviced apartments are also ideally located near many dinning and shopping venues.