Join us for this 2.5 hour tour of the spectacular British Museum. This collection is home to over 8 million objects. Your journey takes in ancient Egypt through the Greek Empire and the Easter Island statue, finishing in more modern times. Your tour is designed to cover the highlights; however, it's always possible to stop and look at something that's caught your interest.
Your children can enjoy an interactive quiz and captivating stories about Greek Gods, then delight in the gory details of how Egyptians were mummified. Your private Blue Badge guide is full of facts and stories to engage and entertain you during your tour, making for a terrific experience.
This tour departs twice daily.
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Stop At: The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG England
The tour starts at your allocated time. Your guide will be waiting for you at the main museum gates, next to the phone box opposite the Museum Tavern.
Once inside you're treated to a spectacular view of the Great Court, a perfect opportunity to take some family pictures. The ground floor of the museum offers several galleries to be explored. The tour normally starts in the Egyptian gallery with your chance to admire the famous Rosetta Stone. Can you see how the word “cat” is written in hieroglyphics?
From Egypt it's not far to Assyria, another vast empire. Here, Kings had winged bulls guarding their city and entertained themselves and their guests by hunting lions. Who wins in a battle between Human King and Animal King? Next, we make our way to Athenian artefacts. Are the Acropolis and the Parthenon one and the same? Let’s find out when exploring the Duveen galleries, currently home to the magnificent Elgin Marbles.
After we've made our way around the ground floor, there's time for a quick comfort/refreshment break, before returning back to Egypt. The mummies are waiting upstairs! Here's your chance to compare two different styles of mummification, then try to find the mummy of an Ibis, a baboon or a young woman.
It’s not all about overseas cultures here either, as Britain too has much to offer, such as the Sutton Hoo treasure. Staying local, we remember the great Roman influence on these isles. What did the Romans do for us? Brilliant builders, amazing engineers and wonderful artists, the Roman galleries show us how advanced their culture was.
Not tired yet? From ancient empires and cultures we move to more modern times. Guess how many tablets the average human being consumes during their life, then see them laid out in front of you. The tour ends back at the Great Court, giving you the chance to take a seat and reflect on your incredible tour through time.
Duration: 2 hours
- 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Travel safely in the knowledge that this is a Private Tour, just your group and our professional Guide.
- Blue Badge guide
- Guaranteed to skip the long lines
- Guaranteed to skip the lines
- Food and drinks
120 to 150 minutes
Returns to original departure point
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
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