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Founded in 1753, the British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history. Visitors enjoy a unique comparison of the treasures of world cultures under one roof, centred around the magnificent Great Court and the historic Reading Room. World-famous objects such as the Rosetta Stone, Parthenon sculptures, and Egyptian mummies are visited by nearly 7 million visitors each year.