The British Museum Tour - The Ideas That Made Our World - London

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 2 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Departure Time :
    2pm
  • Departure Details :
    The British Museum
  • Return Details :
    Concludes at the British Museum
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Join this 2.5-hour tour where your guide will use the British Museum to help tell the story of why the world is what it is today. Discover divine antiquities like the Holy Thorn Reliquary as well as world renowned treasures such as the Lewis Chessmen. Examine the Rosetta Stone closely and learn why it is the key to unlocking Egyptian hieroglyphics. Immerse yourself within the Parthenon Sculptures and hear stories of ancient Greece.

Highlights

  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Fully narrated tour

Know More about this tour

Meet your guide in the afternoon at the steps of the museum. The path you trace will take you from our origins in the wild to the first stirrings of human civilization and the wonders of the Enlightenment. See the Rosetta Stone, a double-headed Aztec serpent, the Lewis chessmen, a mechanical solar system, the Parthenon sculptures, a statue of Ramesses II and the Holy Thorn Reliquary. These are just some of the artifacts you will use to travel through time. Through them explore how the agricultural revolution transformed our world, why people have gods, kings, money and writing, the role of germs, war and empire, and how humans have learned to question everything.

At the end of the tour you will have seen many of the museums highlights and will understand a little better why the world around you is the way it is. The tour will take a short break in the middle, during which you can buy drinks and refreshments and get to know your tour guide and fellow adventurers.

Inclusions

  • Professional guide
  • Walking tour

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking