Join this 2-hour semi-private tour and explore all the highlights of the British Museum, including the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon Marbles, the Easter Island statues and much more. By the end of your visit, you will not only have seen the mayor highlights of the museum, but you will also have a better understanding of the origins of our world and our evolution.
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Stop At: The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG England
Join your expert local guide at Starbucks Coffee and start exploring the oldest public national museum in the world!
On this two-hour visit, you’ll explore all the highlights of the museum, including the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon Marbles, the Easter Island statues and much more.
At the start of this tour you will learn about the life of founder Sir Hans Sloane and you will discover his passion for collecting objects from around the world. By his death in 1753 he had collected over 70,000 items that he gave to King George II, for the nation’s leaning and enjoyment.
Continue your visit by exploring the Rosetta Stone. Your tour guide will give you insightful information about this granodiorite stele and its importance for deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphs. Your guide will also take you to other iconic artefacts such as the towering Easter Island statues, the medieval Lewis chessmen pieces, the detailed marble carvings that originally lined the temple of the Parthenon, the Ancient Egyptian Nebamun paintings and the controversial Roman Warren Silver Cup from AD 15.
As you explore the highlights of the British Museum, your expert guide will take you back in time and paint a picture of ancient societies that left their mark on history.
By the end of your visit, you will not only have seen the mayor highlights of the British Museum, but you will also have a better understanding of the origins of our world and our evolution.
Duration: 2 hours
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
- Children up to 4 years old are welcome on this tour for free
- The independent guides who employ us to market their tours have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites & stories mentioned and lasts about 2 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group.
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Local expert guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
51 Great Russell St, Holborn, London WC1B 3BA, UK
Returns to original departure point
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
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