Discover the best-kept secrets and treasures of the British Museum with a licensed Blue Badge Guide. Enjoy 1-language group tour of exhibits on ancient Egypt, Rome, Middle East, Africa, Asia, and more. See also Covent Garden and the Royal Opera House.

  • Visit the British Museum with a 5-Star Blue Badge Guide
  • See the famous Rosetta Stone from Ancient Egypt and other rare artifacts
  • Learn about world history, archeology, ethnography, and more
  • Explore Covent Garden and see the Royal Opera House
  • Enjoy a well-organized group tour with commentary in 1 selected language

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  • 4 Hours
  • Small GroupMaximum of 25 participants
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  • Live GuideEnglish
  • Walking tour
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Travel through thousands of years of human history, discovering civilizations and cultures across the globe on a guided tour of the British Museum! Visit the world’s leading history museum with a Licensed Guide and enjoy enlightening commentary in only 1 language to easily understand facts and mysteries. Experience the world in a nutshell and discover the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden!

On this 4-hour guided tour of the British Museum we’ll discover the highlights and hidden treasures of its rich collection of historic artifacts and art from all over the world. Our tours are led by Blue Badge Guides who are passionate about history and storytelling. The commentary will be provided in only 1 language to avoid any confusion, as we want you to get the most out of this experience!

You won’t miss must-see exhibits such as the Rosetta Stone and other treasures from Ancient Egypt, the colossal Hoa Hakananai’a, Assyrian Lion Hunt reliefs from the Middle East, and the Pantheon sculptures from ancient Greece. The guide’s stories will help you better understand different cultures and how our civilization came to where we are today. After visiting the British Museum we will also take a stroll through Covent Garden and see the prestigious Royal Opera House, which was opened in 1728, and other nearby theaters and landmarks.

  • Guided Tour of the British Museum and Covent Garden with the Royal Opera House
  • 5-Star Licensed Guide with commentary in only 1 language
  • Free admission to the British Museum
  • Interesting facts about the exhibits and world history
  • Group tour limited to 25 people
  • Headsets
  • Royal Opera House Tickets

Important information

Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of Kimpton Fitzroy London Hotel, 1-8 Russell Sq, London WC1B 5BE, UK. (51.522807249678436, -0.12513863878615913) Please wait on the left side of the main entrance and do not go inside, the staff is not informed about the tour.

Important information

What you should know

  • We recommend arriving at the meeting point 10 minutes before the tour starts, as latecomers won’t be able to join the group or receive a refund.
  • Our group tours are only in 1 language. You can select your preferred language when booking.
  • Free admission to the British Museum is only for the permanent exhibitions and displays. Tickets to temporary exhibitions are not included in this tour.
  • There is no luggage storage so please do not bring extra clothing, umbrellas, large bags, suitcases, scooters, etc. Pets are not allowed.
  • There will be a maximum of 25 participants.
  • This tour is not suitable for people with disabilities.
  • Guests of this tour are welcome to enter public spaces of the Royal Opera House, but only if the building isn’t closed for a performance (tickets are not included).
  • Customer info on the voucher:
    1. Please arrive 10 minutes before the tour starts. You will not be able to join the tour or receive a refund if you are late.
    2. It is possible to cancel and modify the booking, e.g. change the number of participants, through the portal system on which you made the reservation. Please contact their Customer Service if you need assistance.
    3. The guide will arrive 5-10 minutes before the scheduled start time. You may contact us if you arrive during this time but your guide is not there.
    4. There is no luggage storage for umbrellas, large bags, suitcases, etc.
    5. Pets are not allowed.
    6. The tour is not suitable for people with disabilities.
    8. Tips are greatly appreciated if you are satisfied with the tour.
    9. Did you know that bad weather is a common reason for dissatisfaction with a tour? Don’t let extreme weather spoil your experience, check the forecast and dress appropriately for the conditions, rain or shine.