BT Vision launches British Museum channel

UK telco BT has launched an on-demand channel featuring video content from the British Museum to its IPTV platform BT Vision.

The channel will be available to all BT TV customers at no extra charge. It will offer films produced by the British Museum including long and short form documentaries on themes including journeys of faith, great leaders, stories of the world, contemporary artists and Shakespeare. It will also air lectures and short films linked to current exhibitions.

The British Museum also shares its video content on its own web site, via a dedicated YouTube channel on and social media.

Marc Watson, CEO, BT Vision, said: “It is a privilege to be a partner of the British Museum and bring these programmes to BT TV viewers. Our customers can visit the museum without leaving their armchairs and see captivating stories of humanity, from civilisations which disappeared thousands of years ago to the world we live in today.”

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