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The British Museum

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The British Museum, located in Russell Square, north of New Oxford Street, London, England. The museum was established in 1753 and officially opened to the public on January 15, 1759. It is the world’s oldest and most magnificent comprehensive museum and one of the world’s largest and most famous four museums in the world. . The museum has collected many cultural relics and treasures from all over the world, as well as the manuscripts of many great scientists. The rich collection and variety are rare in museums all over the world. The British Museum has a collection of more than 8 million items. Due to space constraints, 99% of the collections are not on public display. The British Museum is the oldest and most magnificent comprehensive museum in the world, located in London, England. It has collected many cultural relics and book treasures from all over the world. The rich collection and variety are rare in museums all over the world. The collection is mainly acquired by Britain during its expansion in the 18th and 19th centuries.

The British Museum is located in the center of London. It is a large-scale Greek Revival-style building that is very spectacular. The cultural relics and books collected here have a long-standing reputation in the world. The British Museum was built in 1753 and officially opened six years later. The museum houses many cultural relics and treasures from all over the world. The rich collection and variety are rare in museums all over the world. The British Museum has a collection of more than 8 million items. Due to the opening up, the original main collection of books, and later collection of historical relics and ancient works of art from various countries, many of which are the only remaining rare books. From the 18th century to the middle of the 19th century, the British Empire expanded to the world and plundered cultures from various countries. A large number of precious cultural relics arrived in London. The Egyptian Museum of Cultural Relics is the largest exhibition hall. There are more than 100,000 ancient Egyptian cultural relics, representing the high level of civilization of ancient Egypt. A large number of cultural relics in the Greek and Roman Antiquities Museum and the Oriental Antiquities Museum reflect the splendid culture of ancient Greece, Rome and ancient China.

The establishment of the British Museum stems from the will of Sir Hans Sloan (1660–1753), who was a physician, naturalist and collector. Sloan collected more than 71,000 objects in his lifetime, and he hoped that they could be preserved intact after his death. For the benefit of the country, he bequeathed all his collection to King George II, in return for £20,000 to his heirs. The country accepted his gift. On June 7, 1753, a bill of Parliament approved the establishment of the British Museum. At the beginning of the establishment of the museum, most of the collections consisted of books, manuscripts, natural specimens of certain cultural relics (including coins, emblems, prints and drawings), and ethnography of cultural studies. In 1757, King George II donated books from the "Old Royal Library" of the British monarch. The British Museum was officially opened to the public on January 15, 1759. It was originally built in the Montague Building, a 17th century building in Bloomsbury, which is also the location of the current museum. All "learning and knowledgeable people" can enter for free. Except for the two world wars, the museum has always been open to the public and gradually extended its opening hours. The number of visitors has increased from 5,000 per year to 5,906,716 in 2017.

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