Private tour

London: British Museum Private Guided Tour

Activity provider: Urban Saunters Ltd

London: British Museum Private Guided Tour

Activity provider: Urban Saunters Ltd

From US$ 368.78 per group up to 5

Dive deep into thousands of years of global history as you explore the British Museum with a private guide.

About this activity

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Private group


  • Navigate England’s largest museum with ease on a private guided tour
  • See all the highlights and a few hidden gems you wouldn't know to look for
  • Admire famous artifacts like the Rosetta Stone and the Mummy of Katebet
  • Gain a deeper understanding of human history, art, and culture
Full description

Discover the British Museum, the world’s first national public museum, with a private guide. Travel back to Ancient Greece, Egypt, and Rome, journey to the heart of Mesopotamia, and experience an unbelievable collection of objects that tell the tale of a world long gone.

Upon meeting your guide, your tour will take you on a journey through the coins and pottery of the Ancient Romans from their settlement of Britain to the frontiers of their empire.

See artifacts of the Egyptian Afterlife, the hieroglyphic code-cracking Rosetta Stone, the Museum’s founding collection and so much more.

With your private guide to bring it all to life, unlock the stories behind these astounding relics of the human experience, all under one roof.

  • Private tour of the British Museum
  • Private guide
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet your guide by the red telephone booth just outside the main gate of the British Museum. The guide will be holding an 'Urban Saunters' tour sign. If coming by car, head to 51 Great Russell St, London WC1B 3BA, UK. The meeting point will be in front of you on the museum sidewalk outside of the entrance gates.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • All visitors must pass through security
  • This tour can be tailored to your particular interests
  • If there are children in the group, a family-friendly version can be provided

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