A Blue Cab in front of the British Museum ? Cab, Museum Reading modeTraining mode The museum ? British Museum. The founder ? Sir Hans Sloane. The foundation ? 1753. The location ? Great Russell Street, London. Recommended hotels near the British Museum ? (Photo credit: Alexandre-PIerre Gaspar) British Museum, London, United Kingdom Portmeirion, central plaza ?Turner's impressive Snow Storm at the Tate Britain ?The dreary Mariana of Millais ?Othello, the Moor of Venice ?Blenheim Cavalier King Charles Spaniel ?Keats House in Hampstead ?Sweet Ophelia in the Tate Britain ?Vanessa Ives and Ethan Chandler in Penny Dreadful ?Photo 51, confirmation of the double helical structure of DNA ?A Scandal in Bohemia, first Sherlock Holmes short story ?Margaret Lockwood and Michael Redgrave in Alfred Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes ?Turner's Fighting Temeraire in the National Gallery ?