If human history and culture are exciting and worth learning about to you, the British Museum, located on Great Russell Street, is a must during your London stay. The museum has a remarkable collection of more than 13 million pieces and when put together, the collection spans across 2 million years of human history. In total, the museum attracts over four million visitors each year and you could be one of them. The British Museum has been operating since 1753 and is best known for its Great Court which is home to Egyptian mummies, Parthenon sculptures, and most notably, the Rosetta Stone. To get the most out of your visit here, the museum offers guided gallery tours.