Begin your tour by exploring culture and civilizations through the monumental collection at the British Museum. Your guide will lead you through 6000 years of sculptures, jewelry and artifacts, acting like a living Rosetta Stone to help you understand these pieces and yes, well see the real Rosetta Stone while were at it.
Our guides will take a serious but enjoyable approach towards the museums galleries, discussing primitive tribes and forgotten empires through a carefully curated selection of exhibits. Discover Samurai armor and centuries old Assyrian lion hunt reliefs. Youll learn about the Mummy of Katebet and the Lewis Chessmen, among other historic objects.
Leave the tour with an understanding of what we humans have achieved during our short history and be proud to call yourself a part of this incredible species. After a break for lunch, learn about the master painters whose names fill the halls of the National Gallery. Instead of wandering aimlessly, let our guides immerse you in the stories and history behind some of the worlds most famous artists.
Youve heard of Van Gogh and da Vinci, but what do you really know about them Learn about the painters behind the paintings as we browse our favorite works by masters like Botticelli, Monet, Rembrandt, and Vermeer. If none of those names mean anything to you, well make sure that all changes by the end of the tour.
The National Gallery houses a collection of paintings from the 1300s onwards, so there is no shortage of choice. View da Vincis The Virgin of the Rocks before fast-forwarding to Seurats Bathers at Asnires to witness the changing styles over the centuries. During this semi-private tour, well arm you with the information and history that youll need to appreciate the 2300 paintings on display at one of the worlds most visited museums.
Spend your time wisely by discovering two of Londons most important and popular museums in the same day on our 5-5,5 hour semi-private guided museum tour. Our enthusiastic young guides will take no more than 8 guests on this comprehensive visit of the citys best galleries.
Meet your tour guide by the red telephone booth closest to the Main Gate in front of the British MuseumOpen Map
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