Highlights Tour: around the world in 90 minutes

Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 11.30 and 14.00
Tours commence at the Information Desk
£12 per person, children under 12 with an accompanying adult free

Explore the British Museum’s most famous treasures with an illuminating 90-minute guided tour. Discover the Rosetta Stone, the Lewis Chessmen and the Parthenon sculptures, as well as some lesser-known but fascinating objects, with expert guidance that will take you to the heart of the Museum’s collection.

The tour is for adults, but children under 12 are free (when accompanied by an adult). The tour will visit a number of galleries on different floors of the Museum and involves a lot of walking.

In Detail

Location: Tours commence at the Information Desk in the Great Court
Start Time: 11.30 and 14.00
Booking fee: £0.00

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Highlights Tour: around the world in 90 minutes

Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday

The Museum does not print or send out tickets for online purchases. Please ensure you bring your credit card or order confirmation e-mail to the exhibition entrance to gain admittance.

Having trouble with your order? You can email us at: tickets@britishmuseum.org
or call us on +44 (0)20 7323 8181

Become a Member for as little as £41 per person*

  • Free entry and priority access to all special exhibitions including:

    - Sicily: culture and conquest (21 April – 14 August 2016)
    - The BP exhibition Sunken cities: Egypt's lost worlds (19 May 2016 - 27 November 2016)

  • Members-only events
  • Access to the Members' Room
  • Regular mailings, publications and discounts
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* Based on a Joint Membership by direct debit (£82 total).

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