The British Museum The British Empire once stretched across the non-western world. Their explorers and colonial administrators brought back many fascinating artworks from Africa, India, China and around the world. This is Britain's national treasure, much like our Metropolitan Museum of Art. Their collection contains millions of artworks from pre-history until modern times.
Highlights links you to their collection. You can then explore the collection by four topics. Note: Western cultures are in this list, too. be careful to research art from Africa, India, China, Japan, Central Asia, Southeast Asia, Oceania, Native North America and Native South America.
You can also take virtual tours of the museum by area, Africa, the Americas, Asia, Japan, and the Pacific.
Explore by themes such as animals, time, money and writing.
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