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The British Museum London Guided Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

  • 2 to 2.5-hour tour of the British Museum in London
  • View selected highlights of the museum, a showcase of 6,000 years of history
  • See treasures such as the Mummy of Katebet, the Lewis Chessmen, and the Rosetta Stone
The British Museum London Guided Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max
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The British Museum in London houses around 8 million artefacts, making it difficult to sift out the must-sees on a first-time or short visit. This 2 to 2.5-hour small-group tour does the work for you, with a guide to show you around some carefully curated highlights.  View important pieces such as the Mummy of Katebet, Lewis Chessmen, and more, as you uncover their significance and history. Entrance to the British Museum is free.
What to Expect
Choose your desired departure time when you book. Then, meet your guide at the British Museum in central London, along with the rest of your small group of no more than eight people in total.
Hear a brief introduction to the world-famous museum, one of the greatest repositories of world art and artefacts on the planet. This prestigious institution houses 8 million items spanning 6,000 years of human history, providing an incredible window into human achievement. Treasures items such as Samurai armor and a series of prized Assyrian lion hunting reliefs dating from the 7th century BC.
Follow your guide through the rooms to see a carefully chosen selection of ancient and medieval exhibits considered to be some of the museum’s most beautiful and important. View pieces such as the Mummy of Katebet, the 12th-century Lewis Chessmen, and the Rosetta Stone; a stone slab engraved in the 2nd century BC with texts by Egyptian priests.
While you explore, gain deeper insight into the artefacts as your guide puts them in engaging historical context, sharing intriguing facts about their significance and purpose.
After about 2 to 2.5 hours of exploring, your experience finishes when your guide departs.
Reviews (30)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Absolutely amazing guide!

My boyfriend and I recently went on this private tour of the British Museum, our guide was Stephanie and she was the most genuinely interested and knowledgeable guide I've ever met. She was very enthusiastic on all aspects of the museum, gave us an amazing...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank melissamtravels
Reviewed 5 February 2019
Great fun!

Although the tour can accommodate up to eight people, we were the only two on ours (it was a quiet weekend in London) and therefore had the pleasure of Kathy's company all to ourselves for a 2+ hour visit. This was the first time either...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LeelaandEd
Reviewed 17 January 2019
Fantastic Tour

My two sons (15 and 18) and I had a great tour led by Kathy. She was very informative and made the history fun. I recommend this tour for anybody that wants to learn more about the significant artifacts in the museum without exhausting yourself...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David2495
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile
Thank you Craig!!

Our guide Craig was incredibly knowledgeable and navigated us through 5000yrs of human history. Definitely a must do.

Thank AlvinTM
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile
Awesome Experience

Kathy was super smart and kind. Great tour. So much to see in this museum, definitely worth having a guide to add context.

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20 April 2018|
Response from Marie H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, by all means!