Great Court roof, British Museum in London, England (@ D.V.A./age footstock)
- Opened in 1759, Marx, Wilde, Stoker, Kipling, Orwell, Twain and Wells have all used this building\s iconic reading room.""Alfred Hitchcock even shot the climax to one of his films here
- What do you call a pattern like this, made by 1,656 pairs of windows?""A titillating tessellation
- This museum houses an unrivalled collection of historical prizes.""There are more than eight million objects spread across 14 acres
- A staggering 100,000 Egyptian antiquities are among the ancient artefacts here.""It\s said to be more than even this grisly underground tomb can muster...