The British Museum
The British Museum is a spectacular cultural centre, celebrating no less than two million years of human achievements. Situated in Central London just a short distance from the Radisson Blu Portman Hotel, London the museum is one of the highlights of any trip to the city.
An exceptional attraction, an illustrious history
The history of the British Museum stretches back to 1753 and throughout that time the collection of art and artefacts have grown to illustrate the entire history of human culture. The result of this rich past is a virtually unmatched in the world today.
The museum’s permanent collection numbers around 8 million works and is packed full of important pieces from around the world. Striking artefacts from major civilizations are spread all through the impressive building. Here you will find anything from the world-renowned Elgin Marbles, remnants of the ancient Greek Parthenon, to Assyrian Lion Hunt reliefs which chronicle regal life over two and a half thousand years ago.
In addition to the remarkable permanent collection, the museum regularly hosts fantastic events and exhibitions. Within the space of an afternoon, visitors can travel through the length and breadth of human history, taking breaks for tea and cakes at one of the well-appointed cafes in the building.
Making the most out of London
London is one of the most visited cities in the world and attractions like the British Museum are a big part of the reason why. Whether they are visiting the city for a short break or a more extended trip, the the museum is sure to be a highlight for guests of the Radisson Blu Portman Hotel, London.
The stylish and comfortable hotel near Oxford Street in London is just a short distance from the British Museum and the many incredible sights just waiting to be discovered.