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Expert-Led Group British Museum Tour

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Founded in 1753 and dedicated to human history and culture, the British Museum hosts 1 of the largest permanent collections of antiquities in existence. Your guide—an art scholar—walks you through this grandiose collection and gives you the tools to better appreciate the art.

Learn the history of the museum and how it came to be 1 of the most significant repositories of ancient artifacts. As you stroll through its numerous galleries, your passionate guide gives you insight into art history and archaeology.

Explore the stunning and controversial Parthenon Frieze, the marble sculpture created to adorn the upper part of the Parthenon, and then see the world-renowned Rosetta Stone and learn how complex Egyptian hieroglyphics came to be deciphered.

Visit the large gallery of Ancient Egypt and discover timeworn mummies and marble statues. A high proportion of this collection comes from coffins that are associated with the cult of the dead in ancient Egypt.

Founded in 1753 and dedicated to human history and culture, the British Museum hosts 1 of the largest permanent collections of antiquities in existence. Your guide—an art scholar—walks you through this grandiose collection and gives you the tools to better appreciate the art.

Learn the history of the museum and how it came to be 1 of the most significant repositories of ancient artifacts. As you stroll through its numerous galleries, your passionate guide gives you insight into art history and archaeology.

Explore the stunning and controversial Parthenon Frieze, the marble sculpture created to adorn the upper part of the Parthenon, and then see the world-renowned Rosetta Stone and learn how complex Egyptian hieroglyphics came to be deciphered.

Visit the large gallery of Ancient Egypt and discover timeworn mummies and marble statues. A high proportion of this collection comes from coffins that are associated with the cult of the dead in ancient Egypt.

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Expert-Led Group British Museum Tour

Activity Location

The British Museum

London

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • La Roma Bella Cafe

    62 Great Russell Street

    London WC1B 3BG


Highlights

  • Guided tour by scholar trained in art, history & archaeology

  • Journeying through centuries of human history

  • Exploring the best of the British Museum's treasures

  • Egyptian mummies, hieroglyphics & ancient artworks

  • Small-group—maximum of 6 people for an intimate experience


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of the British Museum

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Know Before You Book

  • Maximum group size is 6 people.

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Expert-Led Group British Museum Tour ratings based on 4 Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

4.5 out of 5

5/5 Dec 29, 2018

Our guide, Adam Montgomery, was the absolute best, and kept two teenagers engaged and enthralled for three hours as they learned about everything from the Rosetta Stone to the Parthenon sculptures. So grateful!