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Death and Burial at the British Museum

Anastasia Burke

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Take a private tour of the British Museum guided by an archaeologist, getting up close and personal with the stories behind the morbid and bloody aspects of ancient human civilisation. Iron Age bog bodies, the Aztec god of the dead, Anglo Saxon ship burials, Sumerian death pits, and the little-known Victorian craze of cannibalising ancient Egyptian mummies are just some of the topics that you’ll take in, with plenty of time to ask questions and take photos to share your newfound knowledge with friends and family. This tour runs the gamut of funerary rituals, human sacrifice, afterlife beliefs, and even how an ancient skull helped solve a modern murder case! Designed for anyone interested in the darker side of our human story, while sections of the tour may be grisly, all aspects are delivered with both respect and a true passion for what we can all learn and appreciate about our ancestor’s attitudes towards death and dying.

What You'll Get

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG England

Guided tour of the British Museum

Duration: 2 hours

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point
The British Museum, Great Russell St, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3DG, UK

Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 8/2/2019 - 3/1/2021
Friday:03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Saturday:12:00 PM - 02:00 PM

2 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Anastasia Burke in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.