Private Tour: Discovering the British Museum

Private Tour: Discovering the British Museum

The Museum presents not only British culture but it is a collection of World cultures such as the Egyptian, Assyrian, Mesopotamian, Greek, Roman, Pacific Ocean, the Americas and Eastern Cultures, etc. Everything is huge here, like the recently refurbished hall called the Great Court. The Museum owns over 9 million objects, of which 2 million are on display. You may not see them all!!! Some of the most important — starting from the very beginning — is the one million and six hundred thousand year old Hand Ax from Africa; to some of the rarest kept Egyptian statues, the Rosetta Stone, the Egyptian Mummies, the Assyrian Palace’s Freezes with details of all their battles quoted in the Bible. Included is the Mesopotamian 2000 BC Standard of Ur – from the small but powerful Mesopotamian town where Abraham was born; the Parthenon Sculptures, as well as Roman sculptures like the Portland Vase; Caesar’s and Augustus’s Iate I century BC busts; and the Anglo Saxon Hoards recently discovered.
* Duration: 3 hours
* Starts: Greater London, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




The Museum presents not only British culture but it is a collection of World cultures such as the Egyptian, Assyrian, Mesopotamian, Greek, Roman, Pacific Ocean, the Americas and Eastern Cultures, etc. Everything is huge here, like the recently refurbished hall called the Great Court. The Museum owns over 9 million objects, of which 2 million are on display. You may not see them all!!! Some of the most important — starting from the very beginning — is the one million and six hundred thousand year old Hand Ax from Africa; to some of the rarest kept Egyptian statues, the Rosetta Stone, the Egyptian Mummies, the Assyrian Palace’s Freezes with details of all their battles quoted in the Bible. Included is the Mesopotamian 2000 BC Standard of Ur – from the small but powerful Mesopotamian town where Abraham was born; the Parthenon Sculptures, as well as Roman sculptures like the Portland Vase; Caesar’s and Augustus’s Iate I century BC busts; and the Anglo Saxon Hoards recently discovered.

Itinerary
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Stop At: The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG England

The Museum is the largest ethnographic Museum in the world – culture is its theme. It represents not only British culture but it is a collection of World cultures such as the Egyptian, Assyrian, Mesopotamian, Greek, Roman, Pacific Ocean, the Americas and Eastern Cultures etc. This British Museum tour is ideal for a personalised perspective on the collections. Everything is huge here, like the recently refurbished hall called the Great Court. The Museum owns over 9 million objects, of which 2 million are on display. You may not see them all!!!  Some of the most important –  starting from the very beginning – is the

one million and six hundred thousand year old Hand Ax from Africa; to some of the rarest and best kept

Egyptian statues;

the Rosetta Stone;

the Egyptian Mummies;

the Assyrian Palace’s Freezes with details of their battles quoted in the Bible, and among them

the Lion Hunt; also inluded is

the Mesopotamian 2000 B.C. Standard of Ur – from the small but powerful Mesopotamian town where Abraham was born and lived in those years; to

the Parthenon Sculptures, as well as Roman sculptures like

the Portland Vase; Caesar’s and Augustus’s Iate I century BC busts and

the Anglo Saxon Hoards recently discovered found buried in Britain after the Roman Conquest etc. from 400 AD.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG England

Halfway through our tour, we will take a 15 minute break for rest and refreshments!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG England

This is where the tour will end.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes