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London: British Museum Small-Group Guided Tour

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Learn the story of human evolution from small tribes to modern interconnected civilizations with your guide on this 2-hour epic tour of the British Museum for an informative experience.

Highlights

  • Explore 6000 years of history at the British Museum when you're in London, to learn about art and culture across the globe.

  • Marvel at the glass roof at the Great Court, which is a work of art in itself, and get to see the famous "Rosetta Stone" used to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphics back then.

  • See the Mummy of Katebet, the double-headed Aztec serpent, among the eight million artifacts present there.

  • Glace at the controversial Parthenon Sculptures, taken from the Parthenon in Athens, and discover Assyrian galleries among others during your tour.

  • Fun fact: The British Museum not only has mummies of pharaohs and relevant figures but also a mummy of a cat, named Ginger.

Inclusions

  • Admission to the British Museum

  • Professional English-speaking guide

Exclusions

  • Access to special exhibitions and events

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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Helena Alves

Helena

5/5

May, 2019

He was very insightful and gave a delightful tour, filled with unkown facts
Frances Waterbury

Frances

5/5

Jan, 2018

A very good museum and the guide made the tour interesting.
Tamir Nahas

Tamir

5/5

Jan, 2018

The British Museum is one of the best museums in the world and the beauty of the place is very much visible in the art and architecture.
Steven Burnham

Steven

5/5

Jan, 2018

The art work in the British Museum is spectacular and quite inspiring. This is a hub for artist all over the world. Plus, the tour guide is also great here with a lot of great of information.

The British Museum is a historic world dedicated to art and culture. Spread over an area of 75,000 m, the permanent collection of this museum has nearly 8 million works. The museum is itself divided into 10 separate sections, each focussing on one particular part of world history such as Ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome, Britain and the British Empire, Asia, Coins and Medals, and more.

This guided tour not only gives you insights into the relics but will also curate your experience for maximum wonder and fascination.

Glance at the controversial Parthenon Sculptures, taken from the Parthenon in Athens by Lord Elgin, and learn facts about it. Walk to the Ancient Egypt galleries, to see an extensive collection of Egyptian mummies. You can also see the “Winged Bulls” from Khorsabad, a sculpture from ancient Mesopotamia marking the entrance of the museum’s Assyrian galleries.

Note: Some of the artifacts might not be on display due to restoration works or being on loan for other exhibitions.

What to bring

  • Bring along comfortable walking shoes.

What's not allowed

  • Due to venue restrictions, pets cannot tag along for this experience.

Accessibility

  • This experience is wheelchair and pram/stroller accessible.

  • Your guide dogs are welcome at the venue.

Additional information

  • Facilities: cloakroom.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Meeting point

  • Meet your guide at The British Museum.

  • Address: Great Russell St, London WC1B 3DG, United Kingdom.

  • Landmark: Meet on the stairs located at the main entrance after the security check.

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