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British Museum Tour

The British Museum is the UK’s most-visited museum. Accompanied by a history and art-enthusiast guide, you’ll admire the Museum’s masterpieces and learn how humans have shaped our world.

British Museum Tour

With one of the most important collections in the world, this is the third most-visited museum, after the Louvre in Paris and the Metropolitan Museum in New York City. Its vast collection includes world art and artefacts from Ancient Greece, Ancient Egypt, Mexico’s ancient civilizations and Easter Island.  

During the British Museum tour, you’ll have an exclusive guide, and together with a small group of no more than 20 you'll uncover the secrets of what is perhaps the world's greatest museum. Admire its highlights including the Greek, Roman and Egyptian areas, with the controversial Elgin Marbles, Anglo-Saxon relics and more, as well as the Great Court's stunning glass ceiling.

One of the British Museum’s gems is the extraordinary Rosetta Stone, the key to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphs. On your tour, you’ll find out how it was discovered and its history.

When the 2-hour guided visit comes to an end, you’ll have marvelled at the British Museum’s best-loved objects and appreciate how we humans have evolved.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
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Price

Adults Children (7-15) Children under 7
British Museum Tour
US$ 16.40
US$ 13.70
Free

British Museum Tour

  • Adults

    US$ 16.40
  • Children (7-15)

    US$ 13.70
  • Children under 7

    Free

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Duration

2 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

Included

Admission to the British Museum.

Expert English speaking guide.

When to book?

Bookings are permitted up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

Yes.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 4 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 16.40
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 6 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 6 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

British Museum Main Entrance on Great Russell Street