Thanks to the Sicillian super guide Rebecca for an extraordinary and super qualified Tour in British Museum It was the perfect raison d’etre for the visit
Your tour begins at 2pm by the King Edward entrance of the British Museum, located on Montague Place. Arrive 10 minutes prior to the tour to allow time to pass through the bag check area.
Once inside the museum’s lofty atrium, you’ll follow the progress of civilisation through a variety of eclectic artefacts. Highlights you’ll visit include the Rosetta Stone, heralded as the beginning of language itself, a two-headed Aztec serpent, the Lewis chessmen, a mechanical solar system, the Parthenon sculptures, a statue of Ramesses II, and the Holy Thorn Reliquary.
Through the tour, your guide provides fascinating historical context that covers everything from the destructive nature of germs, the origin of money, notorious kings and rulers, and how agriculture transformed the world.Midway through the tour, you’ll have the chance to purchase refreshments and snacks from the museum’s cafe. After 2.5 hours, bid your guide farewell at the museum, opting to continue exploring if you so desire.
This museum was within walking distance of our hotel and something my husband really wanted to see. It is free and was a little crowded but still the items they possess are amazing. The Egyptian section was my favorite although even with being there a...More
I did this tour yesterday with three children (11, 7 and 4). Our guide, Will, was fantastic. He managed to keep the children engaged with his stories and engaging manner, and the narrative concept of the tour is brilliant as it gives visitors a memorable...More
We had a great tour of the British Museum with Will. It was a small tour and we got a ton of information. Will had a wealth of knowledge and his excitement and enthusiasm in sharing it was infectious. He even managed to keep my...More
I went to London last November 2017 and did the walking tour on my first day to get a taste of London. Rossa was my tour guide and he was fantastic. He keeps a good pace and explains the most interesting things about London's greatest...More