What Happens To The British Museum If Scotland Secedes From The UK? "It's a very serious question," said museum director (and Glaswegian) Neil MacGregor. "The British Museum is the first cultural evidence of the union. It was part of the response to [Bonnie Prince Charlie's rebellion] of 1745 - the first British thing created after that threat to the union - and it sent out a big statement."
The Guardian (UK) 06/25/13