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Founded in 1753, the British Museum is the oldest and greatest publicly funded museum in the world, exhibiting two million years of human history and culture. Its collections focus on human history and culture and include over seven million objects. Enlightenment ideals and values – critical scrutiny of all assumptions, open debate, scientific research, progress and tolerance – have marked the Museum since its foundation.

The British Museum Magazine explores the Museum’s collection of 8 million objects through the eyes of its curators and experts. Published three times a year, the magazine showcases the latest exhibitions, acquisitions and research from across the Museum and around the world, alongside striking visuals.

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  • First Issue: Number 1, Spring 1990
  • Latest Issue: Spring/Summer 2024, Issue 108
  • Issue Count: 107
  • Page Count: 6,159
  • Published: Three times a year