The British Museum: World Treasures (Private Tour)

Magpie ID: SCXJMA
Reservation System:
API Provider: Rezdy
Instant Confirmation
Location: London
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Duration: 2.0 hours
Trip difficulty: Moderate
Max Group Size:
Currency: USD
Language: English
TimeZone: America/New_York
Highlights Enter a fascinating world of mystery
Marvel at the Parthenon sculptures
See the Rosetta Stone, as well as other remarkable objects
Navigate the vast exhibitions of The British Museum
Take centre stage with your guide
Summary
Accompany an expert through a vast collection of the world’s greatest cultural monuments
Description

* Enter a fascinating world of mystery: from **Vikings**, **samurai** to Egyptian **mummies**. 
* Marvel at the **Parthenon sculptures**: sublime marbles from the Acropolis in Athens. 
* See the **Rosetta Stone**: the key which unlocked modern understanding of ancient Egypt. 
* View the **Lewis Chessmen**: 12th century, walrus ivory chess pieces from Scandinavia. 
* Pierce the heart of the Museum’s collection, **easily navigating** between the dozens of exhibitions. 
* Take centre stage with your guide.

Navigate the vast exhibitions of The British Museum with an expert private guide. One of the oldest museums in the world, it houses millions of items in over 70 galleries. Comb some of humankind's greatest archaeological artifacts, and learn of their significance. Relics and artistic curiosities from lost times and civilizations. Mummies, priceless armour, ancient coins to architectural marvels. Hear of their discovery, from the adventures of old British explorers, medieval tombraiders to spoils of war.

See the Rosetta Stone, the Easter Island Moai, the Sutton Hoo, the Lewis Chessmen and the Parthenon marbles, as well as many other remarkable objects. Enjoy an unmissable day of discovery and mystery.

Included Accompany an expert through a vast collection of the world’s greatest cultural monuments
A friendly, professional local guide with first-hand knowledge of the area
Plenty of time to take photos of the spectacular sights
Excluded Food and drink, although your guide will be happy to recommend local favourites along the way
Hotel pick up, we do recommend a centrally located start point
Know before you book Please bring comfortable walking shoes
Kids under 4 are free
Know before you go Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point at least 10 minutes prior to the tour start time
Please bring waterproof clothing in case it rains
Additional Information Not wheelchair accessible
Health Items Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff, Social distancing enforced throughout experience, Gear/equipment sanitized between use, Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized, Guides required to regularly wash hands

Operating Info

Booking Cut-off 48 hours
Minimum 1 guests per booking
Maximum 10 guests per booking
Valid Only on date on reservation

Operating Type:

Fixed Times

Season:

All year: From 01-01-2020 To 12-31-2020
Sunday 10:00, 14:00
Monday 10:00, 14:00
Tuesday 10:00, 14:00
Wednesday 10:00, 14:00
Thursday 10:00, 14:00
Friday 10:00, 14:00
Saturday 10:00, 14:00

Locations

Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 51.51841, -0.125982
Address: The Museum Tavern, 49 Great Russell St, London, England, GB
Notes: Directly outside The Museum Tavern, 49 Great Russell St, Holborn, London WC1B 3BA
Start Location Notes The Museum Tavern, 49 Great Russell St, London, England, GB
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 40.7025714, -73.99056
Address: 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Notes:
Start Location Notes The Museum Tavern, 49 Great Russell St, London, England, GB
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States

Cancellation

Cancellation Policy: standard
Cancellation Cut-off: 24 hours
Cancellation Notes: Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund

Pricing

Other Information

Confirmation necessary? No