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Private Tour, The British Museum, popular with Families & Small Groups

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51 Great Russell St
51 Great Russell St, Holborn, London WC1B 3BA, UKYour Guide will meet you at the main Museum gates, next to the phone box opposite the Museum Tavern. Your Guide will be holding a sign showing the lead customer name.
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    The British Museum
    Stop: 2 hours -
    The tour starts at your allocated time. Your guide will be waiting for you at the main museum gates, next to the phone box opposite the Museum Tavern. Once inside you're treated to a spectacular view of the Great Court, a perfect opportunity to take some family pictures. The ground floor of the museum offers several galleries to be explored. The tour normally starts in the Egyptian gallery with your chance to admire the famous Rosetta Stone. Can you see how the word “cat” is written in hieroglyphics? From Egypt it's not far to Assyria, another vast empire. Here, Kings had winged bulls guarding their city and entertained themselves and their guests by hunting lions. Who wins in a battle between Human King and Animal King? Next, we make our way to Athenian artefacts. Are the Acropolis and the Parthenon one and the same? Let’s find out when exploring the Duveen galleries, currently home to the magnificent Elgin Marbles. After we've made our way around the ground floor, there's time for a quick comfort/refreshment break, before returning back to Egypt. The mummies are waiting upstairs! Here's your chance to compare two different styles of mummification, then try to find the mummy of an Ibis, a baboon or a young woman. It’s not all about overseas cultures here either, as Britain too has much to offer, such as the Sutton Hoo treasure. Staying local, we remember the great Roman influence on these isles. What did the Romans do for us? Brilliant builders, amazing engineers and wonderful artists, the Roman galleries show us how advanced their culture was. Not tired yet? From ancient empires and cultures we move to more modern times. Guess how many tablets the average human being consumes during their life, then see them laid out in front of you. The tour ends back at the Great Court, giving you the chance to take a seat and reflect on your incredible tour through time.
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    Departure Point
    51 Great Russell St, Holborn, London WC1B 3BA, UK
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Blue Badge guide
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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    Our tour guide Marina was wonderful! She did a great job keeping our 13 year olds engaged the whole time. We all
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    Wonderful Tour! Kids learned so much!
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