Special morning tour: an introduction to the British Museum

Wednesday 6 September 2017 - Sunday 1 October 2017
Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays
8.50-10.00
£30 per person

Explore the oldest space in the Museum and discover the history of the collection in this special tour led by a trained guide, before the galleries open to the public. Places are limited to a maximum of 20 to provide a unique visiting experience.

In Room 1 (Enlightenment) and Room 2 (Collecting the world) you will learn how the world was understood by Europeans in the 18th century, tracing the beginning of the British Museum and the development of the extraordinary collection. This provides a wonderful introduction before exploring other galleries in the Museum.

The tour will begin at 09.00 and will last for 60 minutes. Please come to the Main entrance on Great Russell Street (WC1B 3DG) promptly at 08.50 with your email confirmation.

Price includes a British Museum souvenir guide book


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Booking fee: £1.00 per ticket


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    - The BP exhibition Scythians: warriors of ancient Siberia (14 Sept 2017 – 14 Jan 2018)
    - Living with gods: peoples, places and worlds beyond (2 Nov 2017 - 8 Apr 2018)
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