Private Tour: Discovering the British Museum

Private Tour: Discovering the British Museum
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$94.12
Duration: 3 hours
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Description

You will start your walk around the British Museum from the Great Court, the largest public covered square in Europe where 3,312 panes of glass (no two of which are the same) cover and separate this amazing space from the London sky!
Your voyage through the history and culture of the English people starts here accompanied by your Art Historian to guide just you and your group.

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. This British Museum tour is ideal for a personalised perspective on the collections. Everything is huge here like the recently refurbished hall; the Museum owns over 9 million objects, of which 2 million are on display. You may not see them all! Among the main objects are some of the most important Egyptian statues, the Rosetta Stone, the Egyptian Mummies, the famous Assyrian Lion Hunt, the Standard of Ur - from the small but powerful Mesopotamian town where Abraham was born and lived in the year 2000 BC - the Parthenon Sculptures, Roman sculpture with the famous Portland Vase, Caesar’s and Augustus’s Ist century BC busts and the Anglo Saxon Herds recently discovered etc.

You will start your walk around the British Museum from the Great Court, the largest public covered square in Europe where 3,312 panes of glass (no two of which are the same) cover and separate this amazing space from the London sky!
Your voyage through the history and culture of the English people starts here accompanied by your Art Historian to guide just you and your group.