Discover 2 million years of human history, art and culture at the British Museum! See and learn about the Rosetta Stone, Elgin Marbles and other rare treasures from all around the globe. Extended options: private transfer and tour of the National Gallery.

  • Visit the British Museum with a 5-Star Expert Guide
  • Learn about world history, archeology and ethnography
  • See rare artifacts from all six continents, including Ancient Egypt
  • Discover highlights of the National Gallery (only in 4 and 5,5-hour options)
  • Enjoy the comfort of private car transfers in London (only in 3,5 and 5,5-hour options)

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  • 2 - 5,5 Hours
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  • Live GuideEnglish
  • Walking and Transport
Full description

Join an Expert Guide on a journey from the dawn of human history to the present at the British Museum, the oldest public national museum in the world. Discover the highlights of a remarkable collection of rare historical, cultural and architectural artifacts from all six continents. Immerse yourself in the most comprehensive story of human culture!

This exclusive 2-hour tour of the British Museum is led by a 5-Star Guide who is a master storyteller and an expert on world history, archeology and ethnography, so you can enjoy the most interesting facts, anecdotes as well as controversies surrounding the museum’s collection. This is your chance to travel around the globe, from Africa, through the Americas, to Asia and beyond, and hear stories from different ethnicities, cultures and communities.

Among some of the most valuable treasures of the British Museum you will find the original Rosetta Stone of Egypt, the Babylonian ‘Queen of the Night relief”, a Column from the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus – one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World from Turkey, and much more. Every object inside the museum’s collection tells a story of the development of human civilization. Your Private Guide will help you understand the history of these rare artifacts and how they got into the museum.

Choose the 3,5-hour option for a private car transfer between the British Museum and your London accommodation. As the museum’s collection spans over 60 galleries, you can reduce walking by taking advantage of convenient transfers with a pickup and drop-off service. For your convenience, we will organize a clean, air-conditioned vehicle exclusively for your group of friends/family.

Join the 4-hour tour to visit London’s top 2 attractions, the British Museum and the National Gallery, on the same day. It is a must-do for every art lover! Enjoy a guided tour of an incredible collection of paintings by Western artists, including Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Titan, Claude Lorrain, Anthony van Dyck and much more! See the iconic Sunflowers by Vincent van Gogh and other treasures from the world of art.

Opt for the 5,5-hour option to enjoy an exclusive guided tour of the British Museum and the National Gallery with a private car transfer from your accommodation. Save time and effort by booking private transfers in advance and avoid overcrowded public transport and overpriced taxis. Take advantage of a convenient pickup and drop-off at the address provided when booking.

  • Private History Tour of the British Museum and the National Gallery (number of attractions depends on the selected option)
  • Licensed Expert Guide who is fluent in the chosen language
  • Admission to the British Museum
  • Admission to the National Gallery (4 and 5,5-hour options only)
  • Pickup and drop-off by a private car (3,5 and 5,5-hour options only)
  • Admission to the National Gallery (in 2 and 3,5-hour options)
  • Pickup and drop-off by a private car (in 2 and 4-hour options)

Important information

Meeting point

Meet your guide In front of the Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel, 9-13 Bloomsbury St, London WC1B 3QD, United Kingdom. Please do not enter the hotel - it is only a meeting point and the staff is not informed about the tour.

Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in London

Important information

What you should know

  • Please check your email the day before the tour to receive important information.
  • Please note that the number of attractions included in the itinerary depends on the selected option. Private transport and entry to the National Gallery are not included in the basic 2-hour option.
  • The 3,5 and 5,5-hour options include approximately 1,5-hour transfer time between the meeting point and the address of your accommodation provided when booking. Please note that the transfer time quoted is for information purposes only and the exact schedule will depend on the location of your London accommodation.