This fantastic tour will give you the opportunity to visit one of the finest and best-known museums in the world, accompanied by a highly qualified and experienced guide who will make this 2.5-hour private tour a thoroughly enjoyable and entertaining experience as well as an informative one.
Learn all about the Rosetta Stone, which revealed to us so much of what we now know about the ancient world, as well as the ever popular Egyptian mummies. Visit ancient Greece and Rome, and admire the findings from the excavations at Sutton Hoo in Suffolk, England, constituting one of the most incredible and significant archaeological discoveries in British history. This tour promises to be a truly unforgettable experience!
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Stop At: The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG England
Any trip to London would be incomplete without a visit to the British Museum, one of the finest and most famous museums in the world. Its entire collection comprises approximately 8 million items which span almost 2 million years of the history of mankind.
A highly qualified and greatly experienced guide will lead you on a journey of discovery to some of the highlights of the British Museum, including the Rosetta Stone, a relic which allowed historians to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphs and consequently understand more about ancient Egyptian history. The Egyptian collection, one of the largest in the world, also features a number of mummies and a breathtaking statue of Ramses II in pink and grey granite.
You will also learn all about ancient Greek and Roman life in the department of Greece and Rome, which boasts one of the finest classical antiquity collections in existence. It contains 100,000 objects in all, including the stunning Athens Parthenon Sculptures.
Room 41 of the museum provides a fascinating look at British history, and here you will be able to admire the treasures of the Anglo-Saxon ship burial at Sutton Hoo in Suffolk, England. The discovery was crucial as it shed light on a period which had previously been on the margins of myth, legend and historical documentation.
This wonderful tour will allow you to acquire fascinating knowledge about the development of human civilisation, and thanks to our expert guide, you will find the experience both enjoyable and informative, and one you most certainly won't forget in a hurry!
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Private Guide
- Professional Guide
- Private Tour
- Art/Historian Guide
- Entry/Admission - The British Museum
- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Food and drinks
2 hours 30 minutes
Returns to original departure point
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
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