Today is #AskACurator day and we have a range of curators lined up to answer your questions 🏛️
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We’re also planning a new video series with staff from around the Museum and we want to hear from you. What would you like to ask an expert? Tell us in the comments!
Is the British Museum engaged in any academic studies of its exhibits and artifacts as for example deciphering any codes, translating texts or general studies in relevant fields?
How much would the British Museum weigh on Jupiter?
I have a question: Is there a way the British Museum website could also have a list op upcoming special exhibitions that stretches further into the future than is currently the case. I presume these exhibitions must be part of a multiyear planning process that requires long preparation. Particularly for visitors from overseas it would be useful to have an indication of the upcoming planning, even with tentative dates.
BugFest: If you haven't already, mark your calendars for this Saturday, September 16!
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We’ve been busy installing the final objects for our #Scythians exhibition, which opens this Thursday. These small plaques are examples of expert Scythian craftsmanship – they depict feline predators ..