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Free British Museum Tour

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When: Tue, Thu - Sun

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Where: Museum Tavern

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Language: English & Spanish

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Time: 15:00

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Duration: 2 hours

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Price: Free

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Explore the Wonders of the World in our British Museum Tour, the first public national museum in the planet. Founded by King George II in 1753 is one of the world’s largest and most important museums of human history and culture. Gaze upon its Greek Revival architecture while traveling through different time periods and humanity’s milestones.

Discover why the ancient Egyptians believed preserving the body after death was paramount to living well in the afterlife. Understand the deep conflict behind the ownership of the controversial Elgin Marbles. Learn about the Sutton Hoo Helmet, believed to belong to an English King from the 7th century. Admire the Rosetta Stone and discover how it was used as a tool to decipher ancient hieroglyphics.

Whether you’re a history enthusiast, a culture lover, or simply want to explore one of the country’s most iconic buildings, come and join us in our Free British Museum Tour!

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British Museum Tour Highlights

  • Visit a place that keeps more than seven million objects from all continents, across 194 designated rooms for display!
  • Witness the 2.5mts and 7tons statue of Ramses II, and learn why the British made the effort to transport it from the west bank of the Nile to London.
  • Navigate through the Aztec Rooms and learn why human sacrifice was a pillar of their belief system.

Price: Free

Meeting Point: Museum Tavern

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Free British Museum Tour Features

Starting Point

Starting Point: Museum Tavern, outside main entrance

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The Free British Museum Tour is not running at the moment.

The Free British Museum Tour ends right at the Easter Island statue or Moai in the Modern Ethnography room.

The Free British Museum Tour lasts around 2 hours.

Yes! As this is England, if we didn’t run the tour on rainy days it would hardly operate at all. However, this tour takes place mostly inside the museum, so the rain should not affect it. Just make sure to have suitable clothing and consider bringing an umbrella if necessary.

Go to the meeting point and look for our guide carrying a red umbrella. If you have any problems finding the location please send us an email at: london@strawberrytours.com

Due to the high demand of our tours you can only join the tour if you have made a reservation. So please make a reservation: it is absolutely free, it takes less than one minute. Please note that we can't take groups of 6 people or more on the regular British Museum Tour, for larger groups, please contact us previously.

All our tours are free. That means that at the end of the tour, you can choose to reward the guide if you wish so, according to your enjoyment and your possibilities. A part of that goes towards covering our marketing and operational costs. This system ensures great quality in the tours, extremely high client satisfaction, and last but not least, that absolutely everyone can come on our tours, regardless of their budget.

Price Free

Meeting Point: Museum Tavern

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Price: Free

No need to print ticket.

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