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Version 11 – August 21, 2020 10:19

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  • * 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.
  • * 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.
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  • Not wheelchair accessible

Version 2 – April 24, 2020 11:14

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  • Accompany an expert through a vast collection of the world’s greatest cultural monuments

Version 1 – April 24, 2020 11:14

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.
  • * 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.
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
  • 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