What To Expect
The British Museum, a seemingly limitless space of nearly one million square feet is home to over eight million pieces spanning two million years of human history. No other collection in the world compares to the fascinating artifacts contained in this museum.
Touring the British Museum without a guide to lead the way can be a very daunting task. On our carefully crafted itinerary of the highlights, your knowledgeable guide, an expert passionate about the British Museum and its treasures, will keep you engaged by sharing the history and anecdotes that bring these ancient objects to life.
Relax and take in the beauty of the wonders contained inside as your guide skillfully navigates you through the seventy galleries containing Athenian marbles, Egyptian Mummies and Anglo Saxon treasures. You've probably heard of Rosetta Stone as a language learning program, but what you might not have known was that this is a real stone that played an instrumental role in the decipherment of Egyptian hieroglyphs. You'll find this historic artifact here in the Museum. Another sure highlight is the enormous Parthenon Frieze. Just one meter high and 160 meters long, this incredible sculpture once stood in the Acropolis in Athens and is one of the most important surviving relics of classical Greece.
Further highlights are the Egyptian Rooms, with an impressive collection of mummies. Your guide will explain the importance of death and the afterlife in Ancient Egyptian culture as you witness this incredible piece of human history in person.
The museum also contains a wonderful selection of artifacts representing the Anglo Saxon culture, such as those found at the burial sites of Sutton Hoo. Your guide will share the amazing story of how these objects survived the centuries and the grave robbers, making them an improbable find.
Set off on an incredible adventure like no other and explore what the British Museum has to offer on our guided British Museum Highlights Tour!
Anglo Saxon Treasures
Expert English-speaking tour guide
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
Children 3 years old and below are free of charge.
Non-flash photography is permitted throughout the tour.
This tour involves a fair amount of walking, comfortable shoes are recommended. We are unable to accommodate customers with wheelchairs or impairments requiring special assistance and customers with strollers or baby carriages on our group tour.
This is a physically challenging tour that involves a considerable amount of walking, and stairs. For this reason, we do not recommend this tour for customers with health conditions.
Booking modifications made within 72 hours of tour date will be charged an amendment fee.
This tour operates with a maximum of 25 guests.
This tour is operated in English only.
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.
3 hours and 30 minutes
2 hours and 30 minutes