If you’re planning on taking your kids to the British Museum this half term, don’t forget The British Museum shops are packed full of fascinating fun things to do for kids, as well as boasting a selection of cool t-shirts! Get children’s brains active with educational games, puzzles, excavation kits and fabulous books full of fun facts and things to do. Treat younger children to gorgeous cuddly soft toys; aspiring artists to drawing sets; budding historians to activity books; and inspire all ages with the fascinating history of the famous Egyptian mummies on display in the British Museum with fancy dress for role play and much more!
The British Museum Company runs the British Museum Shops, both online and at several locations in the British Museum. These include the new Book Shop stocking publications by British Museum Press and other major publishers, situated in the Great Court; the Grenville Room, a showcase for the finest and most exclusive products available at the Museum; the new World Conservation and Exhibitions Centre shop (WCEC), a brand new contemporary space dedicated to retailing supporting products for the exhibitions in the new WCEC; the Great Court Gift Shops; the Collections Shops; as well as the shop in Room 35 which is dedicated to presenting exclusive products related to the temporary exhibitions on display.
The British Museum Company produce bespoke products as well as sourcing quality crafts, jewellery, fashion accessories and home wares that complement the world collections of the British Museum.