The Bloomsbury area of London is home to some of the top attractions in the capital and for this reason the area is visited by tourists throughout the year. Many of the London tourists prefer to book some of the hotels in Bloomsbury and especially those hotels in Russell Square and bed and breakfast London accommodation properties located close to these tourists attractions. The top attractions in the area include the British Museum which is situated on the Great Russell Street and not far away from the Russell Square and Holborn underground stations. However, the British Museum is only 300 meters away from the Tottenham Court Road tube station.
Parking is a bit limited in the area and the Museum is in the London congestion zone. Therefore, arriving by car means that, you will pay the congestion charge. The nearest car park is on the Bloomsbury Square. However, if you go to Russell Square, you can use the Parking at the Royal National Hotel London or the Imperial Hotel Car Park. There are also secure parking spaces on the Southampton Row. Many Russell Square hotels are only about 800 metres away from the British Museum and parking rates start from £6.00 for 2 hours to £17.00 for 24 hours.
You do not have to pay anything to enter the Museum. However, some exceptional or special exhibitions require that you buy tickets. There are cheap hotels and budget bed and breakfast which tourist can book to stay to be close to the Museum.