The Treasures of the British Museum with Rosetta Stone and Parthenon Facade

Walks - UK

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With a collection containing over 8 million artifacts, you could spend days in the British Museum and still not see it all. Follow an expert local guide through the distilled highlights including the Rosetta Stone, Polynesian statues and the Parthenon Marbles. Hear how each was made, and how it ended up in London. Leave with recommendations for other highlights to see in your own time.

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

You could spend a lifetime looking at every item in the collection of the British Museum and still not see them all so we’ve picked seven of our favorites to give you a feel for the scope and depth of what you can see here in the hope of giving you a good jumping off point. Our guide will take you to each artifact and reveal the story behind it, from how it was made to how it got to London and what makes it such an important cultural relic. You’ll puzzle over the mystery of the Moai (giant stones heads) from the South Pacific, learn how the Rosetta Stone helped to decipher the hieroglyphics, examine the ancient origins of the world’s favorite board game, marvel at the epic story engraved in the Parthenon Marbles, and more. In just an hour you’ll have traveled the world and seen some of its most valuable artifacts without ever leaving the building.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Take Walks, Office 1816, Portland House, Bressenden Pl, Westminster, London SW1E 5RS, UK

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Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
  • Guided Walking Tour
  • Expert local guides

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off

Departure Point
British Museum (Stop W), Holborn, London WC1A 2NJ, UK

Departure Time
11:00 AM

1 hour 30 minutes

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

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