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@Paro_Ghosh Hi Paramita, thanks for your message. Our Press team will be able to assist - you can reach them at com… https://t.co/CBJRLzml24
9/19
2020
We’re hiring! We currently have vacancies within our Marketing, Design, Security and Collection Care teams – brow… https://t.co/oXtgJcOYRf
Retweeted by British MuseumWe’re hiring! We currently have vacancies within our Marketing, Design, Security and Collection Care teams – brow… https://t.co/oXtgJcOYRf @Tom_m_gibson @Tom_m_gibson Hi Tom, apologies for any inconvenience. Our phone lines are currently down, but we are… https://t.co/fu93ZnWwoL @danmaddenart @danmaddenart Hi there, thanks for your message. The team in our department of Africa, Oceania and th… https://t.co/Uon76gailo
9/18
2020
Treat yourself to some treasure of your own and browse our collection inspired by the Waddesdon Bequest in our onli… https://t.co/GqbQ71x8NS
Retweeted by British Museum✨💎 The beautiful Waddesdon Bequest Gallery houses nearly 300 Renaissance treasures, including this dazzling locket… https://t.co/elx02TM8My
Retweeted by British MuseumCelebrate the opening of #TantraExhibition next week and join us to explore what Tantra is in our free online discu… https://t.co/ur9ctiWzmF @KathrynHavelock @KathrynHavelock Hi there, we’re working hard to reopen all of our galleries safely, but can't yet… https://t.co/JBohGC0k8t @williamheath @OlivetteOtele @Bonn1eGreer @imperialvoice_ @FairfieldHouse_ @williamheath Hi William, please send y… https://t.co/jUDGgNbMNqBook tickets and find out more about the show – opening 22 October – here: https://t.co/kF2VfASVMP #ArcticExhibition https://t.co/4j4vDx6QW4
Retweeted by British MuseumLearn what life is like in the most northerly place in the world in our curator’s blog, and discover how Arctic Peo… https://t.co/7961ogEi7b
Retweeted by British Museum @eleanorcastile @eleanorcastile Hi there, thanks for your message. You can browse all our products in our online sh… https://t.co/U963nXEsmkTreat yourself to some treasure of your own and browse our collection inspired by the Waddesdon Bequest in our onli… https://t.co/GqbQ71x8NS✨💎 The beautiful Waddesdon Bequest Gallery houses nearly 300 Renaissance treasures, including this dazzling locket… https://t.co/elx02TM8MyBook tickets and find out more about the show – opening 22 October – here: https://t.co/kF2VfASVMP #ArcticExhibition https://t.co/4j4vDx6QW4Learn what life is like in the most northerly place in the world in our curator’s blog, and discover how Arctic Peo… https://t.co/7961ogEi7b
9/17
2020
@JeanBlakey1 @JeanBlakey1 Hi Jean, thanks for your message. Our department of Asia may be able to help - you can co… https://t.co/8jUVeMgaJDA full list of galleries that are currently open can be found on our visit page here: https://t.co/0KXCNepva5 You… https://t.co/mW6ixuLOfe
Retweeted by British MuseumWe’re working hard to reopen all of our galleries safely, but in the meantime you can explore the First floor of th… https://t.co/dUsh0XRZTT
Retweeted by British MuseumBacchus was the Roman god of wine, among other things 🍷🍇 This intricately carved conch shell was made in Naples, I… https://t.co/OVvzzK5sCm
Retweeted by British MuseumA full list of galleries that are currently open can be found on our visit page here: https://t.co/0KXCNepva5 You… https://t.co/mW6ixuLOfeWe’re working hard to reopen all of our galleries safely, but in the meantime you can explore the First floor of th… https://t.co/dUsh0XRZTTBacchus was the Roman god of wine, among other things 🍷🍇 This intricately carved conch shell was made in Naples, I… https://t.co/OVvzzK5sCm
9/16
2020
Thanks for your guesses! They’re a pair of finely crafted stirrups, decorated with inlaid floral and spiral patter… https://t.co/3nIESZ5TekCan you guess what these intricately decorated objects were used for? 🧐 They’re around 30cm long and 25cm tall.… https://t.co/9m9dB4wSbP @Gemma84226859 Hi Gemma, apologies for any inconvenience - the system has now been fixed and we would suggest tryin… https://t.co/Sr2de2f3h2
9/15
2020
To celebrate #TantraExhibition opening next week, explore what Tantra is in our free online discussion. Join spec… https://t.co/giXddt7J3m
Retweeted by British MuseumWe’ve created a one-way route around the Ground floor galleries that lets you enjoy two million years of human hist… https://t.co/RgBIAUicwG
Retweeted by British MuseumTo celebrate #TantraExhibition opening next week, explore what Tantra is in our free online discussion. Join spec… https://t.co/giXddt7J3m @JennyRowan_ @JennyRowan_ Hi there, apologies for any inconvenience - our team are aware of the issue and are worki… https://t.co/La0XpJWiWj @CardinalPeteCox @CardinalPeteCox Hi Peter, thanks for your message. The exhibition catalogue is available for worl… https://t.co/6LaWqVf8mKAs we settle into September, we’ve been thinking about some seasonal specialities. This little mulberry brooch – co… https://t.co/0pR9jTguQx
Retweeted by British MuseumWe’ve created a one-way route around the Ground floor galleries that lets you enjoy two million years of human hist… https://t.co/RgBIAUicwGAs we settle into September, we’ve been thinking about some seasonal specialities. This little mulberry brooch – co… https://t.co/0pR9jTguQx
9/14
2020
#TantraExhibition opens in less than two weeks 🎉 The philosophy has been linked to successive waves of revolutiona… https://t.co/sHJg22k76S
9/13
2020
Read about the ancient origins of the marathon and its relation to the Olympic Games in our blog post:… https://t.co/19TmwD6C7U
Retweeted by British MuseumThe Battle of Marathon was fought #onthisday in 490 BC. According to Herodotus, the original ‘marathon runner’ was… https://t.co/Mdlj5jzBVw
Retweeted by British Museum @eurydice13 Hi Sophia, we're sorry to hear this and will share your feedback with the relevant teams.Read about the ancient origins of the marathon and its relation to the Olympic Games in our blog post:… https://t.co/19TmwD6C7UThe Battle of Marathon was fought #onthisday in 490 BC. According to Herodotus, the original ‘marathon runner’ was… https://t.co/Mdlj5jzBVw
9/12
2020
Have you been to visit @Alan_Measles ‘The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman’ yet? The stunning installation is on disp… https://t.co/S3XDcm376c
Retweeted by British MuseumHave you been to visit @Alan_Measles ‘The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman’ yet? The stunning installation is on disp… https://t.co/S3XDcm376c @N21PZ @N21PZ Hi there, we're working hard to reopen all our galleries safely but can't yet give a date for this. T… https://t.co/2NNnEqCiWC
9/11
2020
Architect Sir John Soane, founder of @SoaneMuseum, was born #onthisday in 1753. His house – shown in this early 1… https://t.co/sl7zwd8caL
Retweeted by British Museum @BrownOwl97 @BrownOwl97 Hi there, thanks for your message. We will have more about the exhibitions online soon, inc… https://t.co/dTXv7S67dYArchitect Sir John Soane, founder of @SoaneMuseum, was born #onthisday in 1753. His house – shown in this early 1… https://t.co/sl7zwd8caL @migrainemaster @migrainemaster Hi there, thanks for your message and sorry to hear this. Our Ticketing team may be… https://t.co/4ry2z5mOPg
9/10
2020
Become a Member to see all our special exhibitions for free as many times as you like, and enjoy a range of other b… https://t.co/x9RACCsMXo
Retweeted by British Museum🏛 Exhibition tickets are now on sale 🏛 #TantraExhibition and #ArcticExhibition have been rescheduled and you can n… https://t.co/PQ58vGtckB
Retweeted by British MuseumBecome a Member to see all our special exhibitions for free as many times as you like, and enjoy a range of other b… https://t.co/x9RACCsMXo🏛 Exhibition tickets are now on sale 🏛 #TantraExhibition and #ArcticExhibition have been rescheduled and you can n… https://t.co/PQ58vGtckB
9/9
2020
@Muttlythedog1 @Muttlythedog1 Hi there, thanks for your message. The team in our department of Africa, Oceania and… https://t.co/ZadBy0mh1jIn the first edition of #AskAHistorian, we hear from @wmarybeard, #WolfsonHistoryPrize 2009 winner and professor of… https://t.co/gTMTp7WqUp
Retweeted by British Museum @Dan_Newling @Dan_Newling Hi Dan, thanks for your message. The head of Augustus is in Room 70 (not currently open),… https://t.co/aXSMGNUnst
9/8
2020
@WaseemIS @KatieFellows1 @englishpen @Elif_Safak @ismailov_writer @kavpuri @WaseemIS @KatieFellows1 Hi there, thank… https://t.co/pSJrUfY5eNThanks to everyone who joined our #libraryofexile x @britishmuseum event this evening, and to our wonderful speake… https://t.co/wd3XTmbKIO
Retweeted by British MuseumQueen Elizabeth I was born #otd in 1533, and is shown in this stunning gold pendant made around 1570–1580. Take a… https://t.co/wYJulmD2fFTonight 📢 Join us for an online discussion hosted by Edmund de Waal exploring how literature can represent the ex… https://t.co/PdtV0MdFqx
Retweeted by British Museum @TweetieKaz @TweetieKaz Hi there, thanks for your question. Our Shop team will be able to help – you can reach them… https://t.co/P3jRMZx1td @lucy_e_stone @englishpen @Elif_Safak @ismailov_writer @kavpuri @lucy_e_stone Hi there, the event will be available… https://t.co/6Swagg89csTonight 📢 Join us for an online discussion hosted by Edmund de Waal exploring how literature can represent the ex… https://t.co/PdtV0MdFqx
9/7
2020
You can see the Balawat Gates and learn more about ancient Assyria in Room 6 as part of our new one-way route aroun… https://t.co/AWo6ogrCQk‘One can’t help but be impressed at the skill at being able to emboss such intricate designs on such a massive obje… https://t.co/cZSYOEBPn1
9/6
2020
We’ve picked out 14 highlights from our new one-way route around the Ground floor galleries – including this specta… https://t.co/kwdV0Wi6jr
Retweeted by British Museum @TheArtNewspaper The works have recently been acquired by the Museum, made possible thanks to a grant from @artfundhttps://t.co/MZNBmNATjh
Retweeted by British MuseumThese exquisite drawings were made by #Hokusai in 1829 for an unpublished book called ‘Great Picture Book of Everyt… https://t.co/kLS5zQZOE5
Retweeted by British MuseumWe’ve picked out 14 highlights from our new one-way route around the Ground floor galleries – including this specta… https://t.co/kwdV0Wi6jr @tamacahut Hi there, the team are responding but may not be able to address the full range of enquiries until they’… https://t.co/MOl7CUERmg @TheArtNewspaper The works have recently been acquired by the Museum, made possible thanks to a grant from @artfundhttps://t.co/MZNBmNATjhThese exquisite drawings were made by #Hokusai in 1829 for an unpublished book called ‘Great Picture Book of Everyt… https://t.co/kLS5zQZOE5 @tamacahut Hi there, thanks for your message. You can get in touch with the Archive team at centralarchive@britishm… https://t.co/KVAc75rvbj
9/5
2020
103 forgotten works by the renowned Japanese artist Hokusai have been purchased by the @britishmuseum after slippin… https://t.co/DXfgZviW61
Retweeted by British Museum @jassingh95 @jassingh95 Hi there, we're working hard to reopen all our galleries safely but can't yet give a date f… https://t.co/pJjvbeeERYIf you have not yet made it to @GNM_Hancock @TWAMmuseums - take a peek at what you can enjoy when you do! Our two e… https://t.co/AppNkLV0Ik
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9/4
2020
@danblandford @danblandford Hi Daniel, sorry to hear this and apologies for any inconvenience. We suggest checking… https://t.co/6itqTLVR8B @wmarybeard The series reflects on objects in the collection that are connected to moments of crisis and human resi… https://t.co/USgKhwCTlP @wmarybeard Mary also joined Museum Director Hartwig Fischer in our latest YouTube series, where they discussed thi… https://t.co/N9UBmfTslRIt was a pleasure to have our newest Trustee @wmarybeard in the Museum last week as one of our Gallery Assistants o… https://t.co/NoGHo0xjpo @rosebroadley @rosebroadley Hi Rose, thanks for your message. Our Retail team will be able to advise – you can reac… https://t.co/mxOW9OnJAQPress Out and Decorate: Fantastic Creatures, by @KateMcLelland, and published with @BritishMuseum:… https://t.co/fnB0vSMMle
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9/3
2020
🎟️ Tickets are now available for purchase! 🎟️ Combining CT scans, digital visualizations, and the latest research… https://t.co/BuZH4VbrKh
Retweeted by British Museum @nationaltrust @foodjournalist @nationaltrust @foodjournalist Great effort Andrew, thanks for sharing!
9/2
2020
@underscoretwo @underscoretwo Hi there, thanks for your message and apologies for any inconvenience. We recommend c… https://t.co/gX05QXbLLW
9/1
2020
The Roman emperor Caligula was born #onthisday in AD 12. Caligula was a nickname meaning ‘little boot’, which com… https://t.co/z1WZInR7x6
8/31
2020
Last week on #bbcbh I chose the @britishmuseum 's 'Meroe head' of Augustus for my 'history of the world in one obje… https://t.co/fpswVKUS70
Retweeted by British MuseumWe’re so happy to see you back at the Museum again! 🏛✨ Curious about what you can find on our new one-way route a… https://t.co/VB5r0GFIhe
8/30
2020
@catriona_ogilvy Hi Catriona, sorry to hear this and thanks for your feedback. We will pass this on to the relevant teams. @SomeAreDead @wmarybeard Hi there, thanks for your message. Photography for personal use and without special equipm… https://t.co/dLPXTvVty4
8/29
2020
@kate_frost @kate_frost Hi there, sorry to hear this and thanks for your feedback. We will pass this on to the relevant teams.#EdmunddeWaal's "library of exile" has reopened at the @britishmuseum. To learn more about the exhibition, watch de… https://t.co/JU6bsnvljP
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8/28
2020
🎉 Our doors are open 🎉 We’re so happy to be welcoming visitors back to the Museum again! Two million years of hu… https://t.co/1GtR2igpwB
Retweeted by British MuseumStart your journey through history with 14 highlights from our new one-way route – from ancient sculpture to contem… https://t.co/wozRYUX93mThe @britishmuseum doors are open and so is our Court Café☕️. We can't wait to welcome you back and serve up our Be… https://t.co/bX9Gu4CCky
Retweeted by British Museum🏛 If you can’t visit us yet, don’t worry, there’s plenty to explore online – with more coming soon! Find 11 ways… https://t.co/YP5j5eo0U3🎉 Our doors are open 🎉 We’re so happy to be welcoming visitors back to the Museum again! Two million years of hu… https://t.co/1GtR2igpwB
8/27
2020
🏛 One day to go 🏛 We're opening tomorrow and we’re looking forward to welcoming you back! Get a preview of our ex… https://t.co/WVib4eRJhX
Retweeted by British Museum @Emilybronte53 @wmarybeard @Bonn1eGreer Hi there, thanks for your question. Tomorrow's broadcast will only be avail… https://t.co/SLqgPIm2FcSet your alarms ⏰ Special guests @wmarybeard and @Bonn1eGreer will be joining Director Hartwig Fischer tomorrow to… https://t.co/OYa1Gq1w5C @Alan_Measles You can see ‘The Tomb’ on free display in Room 17 when the Museum reopens from tomorrow. Book tickets… https://t.co/HGhDgmgM3I
8/26
2020

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