The two major new galleries are featured - the award-winning Wellcome Trust Gallery of Living and Dying, and Enlightenment: Discovering the World in the Eighteenth Century. Fully illustrated in colour, including specially designed maps and detailed directions for getting around the Museum, this is a perfect companion for first-time visitors who want to savour the highlights of the collection. The author also provides a variety of ideas for longer or repeat visits to pursue particular interests, and the book can be used to plan in advance. The flexible format makes it easy for any visitor to decide for themselves how long they wish to spend - from as little as an hour to as long as a day.
John Reeve was formerly the Head of Education in the British Museum and is the co-author of Behind the Scenes at the British Museum.