1. United Kingdom
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VIP British Museum Experience: Alone with the Rosetta Stone

Product ID: 277572
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Spend some precious alone time with some of the most impressive pieces in the British Museum’s treasured collection on this extra special private access tour. This tour takes you inside the British Museum before it even opens to the public.
About this activity
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Duration: 2.75 hours
Starting time 8:45 AM
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the British Museum before it opens to the public
  • Unlock the door to the Rosetta Stone and spend alone time with the museum’s treasured Egyptian collection
  • Visit Ancient Greece, Egypt, China and South East Asia in one morning
  • Enjoy fascinating insights from an experienced, expert guide
Full description
Your tour begins with a brief introduction from your expert guide, who not only holds the key to one of the magnificent rooms inside, but also the key to unlocking the secrets and stories behind some of the museum’s most beautiful curiosities. Beginning by unlocking the door to Ancient Egypt, you will come face to face with the Rosetta Stone and stirring Ramesses II, and spend some uninterrupted time taking in the fascinating stories that surround them.

As the public begins to trickle into the building, your tour is on to a still-quiet Ancient Greece and to the Parthenon Marbles and stirring Lely’s Venus. From there you’ll be immersed in the Life, Death, and Afterlife of Ancient Egypt, where a mummy of a cat and the Gebelein Man (aka ‘Ginger’) are awaiting your discovery.

Meet the spellbinding Bronze Statue of Tara in China and South East Asia, and learn all about the ornate ceramic tiles of the Ming Dynasty before finally finishing up with the beautifully preserved Hoa Hakananai’a of the iconic Easter Island moai. This special tour of the British Museum is truly a once-in-a-lifetime way to experience one of the world’s most impressive collections of human history, art and culture.
Includes
  • British Museum VIP enterence
  • Passionate guide
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

This tour meets in front of Starbucks, 51 Great Russell Street, Holborn, WC1B 3BA, opposite the British Museum gates.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please note that guests can only carry small handbags inside the British Museum
• Comfortable walking shoes recommended

From £79 per person

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Product ID: 277572