Private Guided Tour of The British Museum, London

Travel around the world in this cultural institution

/10 (122 votes)

London, United Kingdom

From 2 hours 30 minutes

About this tour

The British Museum is dedicated to human history, art and culture with a staggering collection of 8 million items, some dating as far back as the prehistoric age.

Explore an enormous collection that spans 6000 years of human history, featuring items from all over the world including Samurai armor and rare Assyrian lion hunt reliefs. This tour allows you to customize your itinerary according to your interests, have fun exploring!

Walk away from this tour with an understanding of what we humans have achieved during our short history, and hopefully you’ll be proud to call yourself a part of this incredible species.

Tour Highlights

  • Guided tour within the museum
  • Explore the museum’s most famous and fascinating collections such as the Rosetta Stone, samurai armor and prehistoric tools more than 2 million years old
  • Hear the story of the cultures and characters that produced the artifacts within the museum
  • Get insight on how the past has shaped the modern world

Practical information

What’s included

  • Guided Museum Tour
  • Tour Guide Exclusively For You (Does NOT apply if you choose “SAVE! BOOK SEMI-PRIVATE” option)
  • Duration 2.5 Hours
  • Wheelchair Friendly (Does NOT apply if you choose “SAVE! BOOK SEMI-PRIVATE” option)

What’s not included

  • Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)
  • Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)
  • Temporary exhibitions NOT included

Additional information

Operated by Babylon Tours London


/10 (122 votes)

Luis was an excellent tour guide. His knowledge and passion for antiquities was invigorating. I’d recommend this to anyone as it gives you a deep look at key pieces and a deep understanding of their importance.

Review by Bill G.