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Private Guided Tour: British Museum & London City Center Westminster

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    What to Expect
    Your tour begins when you greet your guide in Convent Garden, an area shrouded in history. From here, you’ll stroll to iconic attractions such as the Houses of Parliament — home to the famous Big Ben bell — and Churchill’s War Rooms.

    As you explore, your guide provides engaging commentary that spans London’s 2,000-year-old history. Wander down Whitehall towards Trafalgar Square and see 10 Downing Street, the residence of the British Prime Minister, before arriving at Buckingham Palace.

    Marvel at the elaborate façade of Her Majesty the Queen’s official residence and watch a Changing of the Guard ceremony — a performance steeped in regal tradition.

    Finally, make your way the British Museum to visit a carefully curated selection of the museum’s highlights. Observe artifacts that date back to the prehistoric ages and see the world-renowned Rosetta Stone, the key to understanding Egyptian hieroglyphics.

    After a comprehensive tour, bid your guide farewell in the British museum and continue exploring independently.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    The British Museum, Great Russell St, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3DG, UK
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Duration
    5h
    Return Details
    Westminster, London, UK
    Inclusions
    • Guided Museum Tour & Walking Tour
    • Tour Guide Exclusively For You (Does NOT apply if you choose "SAVE! BOOK SEMI-PRIVATE" option)
    • Duration 5 - 5.5 Hours (Including A Break)
    • Private Transportation Included Between Tour Locations If Necessary
    • Tour Will Run, Rain Or Shine
    Exclusions
    • Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)
    • Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)
    • Temporary exhibitions NOT included
    • Entry/Admission - Buckingham Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Churchill War Rooms
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
    • Notes: British Museum and other attractions or museums in London may be subjected to occasional closures without previous warning from the museum management. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed more than 1h from the tour starting time. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. Appropriate dress is required for entry into some sites on this tour. No large bags or suitcases are allowed inside the museum, only handbags or small thin bag packs are allowed through security. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' or 'No Wait' access. Some specific rooms inside the museum are subjected to a very quiet or restricted right to speak inside, in this cases your guide will provide the information about this places before entering the specific rooms where this rule applies. Some collections may vary along the year.
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 September 2019 via mobile

    Small group tour was great. The museum is huge so it really helped to have a knowledgeable guide break it down. Andy was very knowledgeable with a great sense of humor, even when a couple in our group kept inexplicably asking how much everything weighed!...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank perkc2
    Reviewed 16 November 2018

    We had not been to the British Museum for many years and everything therefore we were seeing really for the first time. Our guide was delightful, knowledgeable and charming. A good sign - the time passed really quickly!

    Date of experience: November 2018
    Thank Adventure570588
    Reviewed 10 October 2018

    Becky is wonderfully well versed in history and art, and was able to point out the highlights of the British Museum and the other sights. She was also open to minor detours in the museum (which is vast) according to our interest, which made it...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank Josh S
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