A tour group looking at lintel carvings in the Mexico gallery.

Event information

10 Feb 2023 - 31 Mar 2023


Meeting point

Information Desk (Great Court)


  • £14

Adults and children aged 12+

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Explore some of the most famous objects on display at the Museum on this guided highlights tour.

Follow our knowledgeable tour guide on a journey of discovery around the galleries. See the intricate detail of the characterful Lewis Chessmen, marvel at the ancient texts within the Egyptian sculpture gallery and get closer to many more highlights from the collection.

Please note that the Rosetta Stone is on display in the exhibition Hieroglyphs: unlocking ancient Egypt (13 October 2022 – 19 February 2023). You can find a replica of the Rosetta Stone, on display for free in the Enlightenment Gallery (Room 1).

Booking information: 

  • The tours will begin at 11.30 and 14:00 and will last for 90 minutes. Please meet at the Information Desk in the Great Court for the start of the tour.
  • The maximum number of places per session is 20 people.
  • To ensure a safe and enjoyable visit, face coverings are recommended for the protection of yourself and others, unless you’re exempt. Please be considerate of people and exercise social distancing where you can – especially in smaller spaces. Hand sanitiser stations can be found throughout the Museum and we recommend washing or sanitising your hands regularly. See the Visit page for more information.
  • Please do not visit if you feel unwell or have COVID-19 symptoms.
  • All measures are subject to change in accordance with government guidelines and Museum regulations.