Discover two million years of human history, culture, and more. The British Museum offers a 360-degree view of the magnificent Great Court and all the ancient wonders housed in its space. Explore the extraordinary diversity of human culture, from small communities to vast empires, and realize how close the interconnection is.
Who would’ve thought that beneath the lush greens and laidback vibe of this famous park lies a doorway to the Underworld? This entrance was created out of Orpheus’ attempt to get his wife Eurydice back from the dead, using his musical skills to open a new path to the house of Hades. Despite Orpheus’ unsuccessful endeavor, the gate was instrumental in Percy’s quest to bathe in the River Styx, which eventually helped him defeat the Titan Kronos.
The 12-year-old Percy seemed to have a life that looks as normal as can be—until a school trip in this famous museum where he accidentally vaporized his algebra teacher. I mean math can really be annoying, but it turns out Mrs. Dodds is an immortal fury disguised as a human to kill our protagonist. Kidding aside, she didn’t succeed; so it paved the way for Percy to learn about his supernatural powers.
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