The British Museum is a must see in London and this 2.5-hour private family-friendly tour is just what you are looking for!On a journey of discovery led by our expert guide, you will learn about the history of Ancient Egypt through the largest collection of Egyptian objects outside Egypt, including Ginger the Mummy and the Rosetta Stone.Although the tour focuses predominantly on the Egyptian collection, you and your family will also have the opportunity to see more of the museum’s highlights, including the ancient sculptures of the Athens Parthenon, the Sutton Hoo Treasure, the Vidandola Tablets, the Lewis Chessmen and many more besides!
What You'll Get
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Stop At: The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG England
Head to the main entrance of the British Museum where you will meet your kid-friendly guide and be ready to start this amazing journey through the history of humankind!
The first part of the tour takes you back in time to the ancient valley of the River Nile to witness the largest collection of Egyptian relics outside Egypt, making it the main highlight of the tour. With the use of themed activities and games you and your kids will discover the wonders of Ancient Egypt, including the Rosetta Stone, which helped to decode and understand hieroglyphs, a 5,000-year-old sand-dried mummy, wall paintings from Nebamun’s tomb and sculptures of Ramesses II.
After that, you and your family will have the opportunity to see some of the other highlights that the British Museum has to offer. You can travel to Ancient Greece to discover the fascinating Parthenon Sculptures, classical marble statues m ade under the supervision of the Greek architect Phidias. Later you will find yourselves in medieval England, where you will be intrigued by the mysterious Sutton Hoo burial treasure. These relics from two early middle age cemeteries shed light on a period of English history which had long been considered a grey area between myth, legend and recorded history. Our professional guide will share anecdotes, stories and use specific tools and activities to entertain you and the kids. You will absolutely love this tour!
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- Wheelchair accessible
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Local guide
- Professional art historian guide
- Professional guide
- Private tour
- Kid-Friendly guide
- Food and drinks
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Transportation to/from attractions
2 hours 30 minutes
Returns to original departure point
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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.