The British Museum was a major museum devoted to human history and culture, located in Bloomsbury, London. (PROSE: The Winning Side)

History Edit

For most of the late 17th and early 18th centuries, the last known stuffed dodo was kept in the British Museum by the Royal Society. (COMIC: Bêtes Noires & Dark Horses)

The Doctor had once lent his reader's ticket for the British Museum to Marx. (PROSE: Timewyrm: Apocalypse)

In autumn 1894, Professor Jolyon Tanner was the director of Egyptology at the British Museum. He called Madame Vastra, Jenny Flint, and Strax to the museum to help him discover what was causing depression in anyone who read an artefact he called a sequel to the Book of the Dead. (PROSE: The Curious Case of the Misery Diary)

In 1921, Liv Chenka and Martin Donaldson visited the Museum. (AUDIO: A Life in the Day)

In 1963, Helen Sinclair worked at the Museum. The Eighth Doctor and Liv Chenka visited and investigated the Red Lady. (AUDIO: The Red Lady)

In 1986, the Fifth Doctor, Nyssa and Tegan Jovanka went there. While there they encountered Egyptian religious fanatics, who kidnapped Nyssa. (PROSE: The Sands of Time)

In November 1973, Barbara Chesterton took her son John to the museum to look at the Roman exhibit. (PROSE: Byzantium!)

In 1984, Victoria Waterfield was employed at the museum. (PROSE: Downtime)

Around the year 2000, the British Museum had the largest collection of Greek marble in the world, more than was kept in Athens itself. (AUDIO: The Spectre of Lanyon Moor)

In 2007, a statue of Rose Tyler (dressed as the goddess Fortuna) and the foot of the Ogre of Hyfor Three were on display in the museum. (PROSE: The Stone Rose)

In 2099, Del McAllen worked at the museum. (PROSE: Snowglobe 7)

Alternate timelines Edit

In an alternate timeline in which Germany won World War II, the British Museum was renamed the Reichsmuseum. The works of art displayed there were taken by Hermann Goering to Berlin, and the building was used to store military archives. The Seventh Doctor, while posing as the Reichsinspektor General, visited the museum to consult the archives and find out when the timeline had changed. (PROSE: Timewyrm: Exodus)

In an alternate timeline in 5000, the few remaining normal humans lived in what remained of the British Museum. (COMIC: A Stitch in Time)