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Private Tour: London Walking Tour of the British Museum
"Visit the wonderful British Museum on this 3-hour private tour with your own art historian guide. The British Museum one of the world’s greatest historical treasure troves is the largest ethnographic Museum in the world- culture is its theme. It represents not only British culture but it is a collection of World cultures such as the Egyptian Assyrian Mesopotamian Greek Roman
From EUR85.00
Private Guided Tour of the British Museum in London
This private tour with an English speaking guide is perfect for a personal introduction to the British Museum of London house to the most mysterious and fascinating artefacts and sculptures of human history.Your expert guide will take you on the m"""Travel through more than 6000 years of history to understand how societies evolved from simple tribes to the greatest empires the world has ever seen thanks to the hand-picked selection of works by your expert guide from the most iconic pieces like the Rosetta Stone Lewis Chessman and Mummy of Katebet."title=Highlights&1=Choice+of+morning+or+afternoon+departure&2=Led+by+a+local+guide&3=Informative%2C+friendly+and+professional+guide&4=Private+guide+for+a+more+personalized+experience&5=Perfect+introduction+for+first-time+visitors
From EUR109.00
Private Tour: London's National Gallery and The Britsh Museum Guided Tour
"This amazing private tour is led by English speaking guides for an intimate visit inside the British Museum and it’s best-known sculptures objects and artefacts and ending with the highlights inside The National Gallery of London.Join our most cultural tour of the two major museums of London. Perfect for an introduction to The National Gallery of London and the most recognised paint this tour will take you on an artistic and historical journey through the origins up to date revealing the most famous pieces and some handpicked gems.After having a small lunch break your expert guide will introduce you to The British museum’s best collection around the globe of sculptures objects and artefacts that will explain through their origins and stories the societies from the past present and future.Highlights Generally Include: (if artwork is not on loan or being restored etc) A Young Woman standing at a Virginal - Johannes VermeerSunflowers - Vincent Van GoghThe Madonna of the Pinks ('La Madonna dei Garofani’
From EUR185.00

British Museum Tips (316)

British Museum - The Exhibits

There is so much to see in this museum you could probably spend a whole day and still not see everything. If you don't want to spend THAT much time here, or arrive later in the day like me, there is a...
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Oct 11, 2016

British Museum - The Building

A huge museum full of art and historical artefacts from around the world. Entry is free and you could probably spend the best part of a day exploring the various exhibits. The British Museum was first...
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Oct 10, 2016

The British Museum - Fascinating And FREE

The British Museum was very close to our London hotel, and was on my "Must See" list for London. I wanted to see the Rosetta Stone, so I told my husband, who is not a big museum-goer, that we would...
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Oct 06, 2016

Fancy a museum? British Museum is the way to go

I'm not a fan of museums but once I stayed in the area, so why not? It's not as big as the Louvre in Paris but it's interesting. They had a very good Egyptian collection (probably permanent - best to...
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Apr 22, 2016

Sutton Hoo helmet

The Sutton Hoo helmet, another famous artefact that I had wanted to see for a long time (from about late 1970s onwards). It was found at the Anglo-Saxon burial site at Sutton Hoo in East Anglia. I...
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Mar 27, 2016

London history

I found my hotel at: i choose a room for two for an abordable price of 79$/ night. London is a biautifull town with many things to see. my hotel was...
Dec 28, 2015

British Museum

Although I am not too much of a museum person, I took the chance to visit the British Museum in August 2015. It is home to one of the most important exhibitions about human history and culture. The...
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Dec 04, 2015

The British Museum

Not having been to the British Museum for several decades, I at least wanted to see the changes that have been made to it in the meantime. It was only about a mile from my hotel, so I walked over via...
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Oct 07, 2015

A walk through history

The British Museum has to be one of the richest locations for must see items if you have any appreciation of history. The Rosetta stone marked in three distinct scripts that allowed scholars to unlock...
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Aug 04, 2015

A cultural crowd-puller.

My first visit goes back to the early sixties so that I have seen on my successive visits a fantastic transformation from a somewhat dusty, old fashion, museum to the present outstanding museological...
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Jan 31, 2015

My friend Bastet.

It is well known that animals were associated with deities. The ancient Egyptians believed that their gods and goddesses could appear on earth under the form of animals.The ibis was associated with...
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Jan 31, 2015

Parthenon Sculptures - questionable perspective?

The Parthenon Sculptures in room 18, the largest of the museum, are certainly the best known highlights of the British Museum. In another comment I expressed my position about the controversy by the...
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Jan 31, 2015
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The Cartoon Museum

This small museum covers all aspects of British cartoon and comic art from its origins in the 18th century with Hogarth, Gillray and Cruikshank to modern comics and graphic novels. Adults can study...
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University College London (UCL)

Many tourists in London travel to the Bloomsbury area to see the Egyptian mummies at the British Museum, but few realise that only a few blocks away, lurks a homegrown - and rather less successful -...
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Holborn Viaduct

These days, the best reason to see the Holborn Viaduct is for the decorations on it. This picture shows the emblem of the City of London which has two winged dragons together with the shield of St...
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Theatregoers are totally spoilt for choice in London with around 40 theatres in the West End alone, most of them concentrated in what is now called ‘Theatreland’. Theatreland covers a large part of...
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East End of London

The battle of Cable Street was a major event in the run up to WW2 and took place on October 4, 1936. The man who would be designated by Hitler to be a prominent leader should Germany invade England ,...
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Freemason's Hall

I know very little about Freemasonry, other than that is is supposedly a secret society, so was somewhat surprised to discover that Freemasons' Hall is open to the public. The Library and Museum are...
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Getting to British Museum


Great Russell St, London WC1B 3DG


  • Sunday 10:00 to 17:30
  • Monday 10:00 to 17:30
  • Tuesday 10:00 to 17:30
  • Wednesday 10:00 to 17:30
  • Thursday 10:00 to 17:30
  • Friday 10:00 to 20:30
  • Saturday 10:00 to 17:30