British Museum Guided Tour

Trip Highlights

  • Fun for all the family

  • See all the museum highlights that you know you can't miss

  • Navigate England’s largest museum with ease

Description

The best way to dive deep into thousands of years of global history as you explore a world first is with a private, expert guide.

As the world’s first national public museum, the British Museum offers visitors a chance to travel to Ancient Greece, Egypt, and Rome, journey to the heart of Mesopotamia, and experience an unbelievable collection of objects that tell the tale of a world-long gone. With your private guide to bring it all to life, unlock the stories behind these astounding relics of the human experience, all under one roof.

Tour info

Duration
2 hours 30 minutes
Group Size
no limit
Price starts at
340 GBP
Languages
English
Meeting Point

The red telephone booth closest to the main gate of British Museum

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Why take this tour?

Upon meeting your guide, your 2.5 hour private tour will take you on a journey through artefacts of the Egyptian Afterlife, the hieroglyphic code-cracking Rosetta Stone, coins and pottery of the Ancient Romans from their settlement of Britain to the frontiers of their empire, the Museum’s founding collection and so much more. Tailored to your particular interests, wherever they may lie, we even provide a family-friendly version if you have children in the group.

Included

  • Private guided tour of the museum

  • ​ English Speaking local expert guide

Excluded

  • Gratuities

  • Food & drink

  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off

Things to know

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to the tour.
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Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to the tour.
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Availability

This tour is available daily at 9:45 AM and 1:45 PM

This tour is available daily at 9:45 AM and 1:45 PM

The Important Stuff

  • Please arrive fifteen minutes before the start time on your voucher​.
  • Please wear comfortable shoes and always carry water.
  • There is no large luggage allowed into British Museum.
  • Please arrive fifteen minutes before the start time on your voucher​.
  • Please wear comfortable shoes and always carry water.
  • There is no large luggage allowed into British Museum.

Meeting Place

Meet by the red telephone booth just outside the main gate of the British Museum. The guide will be holding a sign with your name on

If coming by car, head to 51 Great Russell St, London WC1B 3BA, UK. The meeting point will be in front of you on the museum sidewalk outside of the entrance

Meet by the red telephone booth just outside the main gate of the British Museum. The guide will be holding a sign with your name on

If coming by car, head to 51 Great Russell St, London WC1B 3BA, UK. The meeting point will be in front of you on the museum sidewalk outside of the entrance gates).

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