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

Event information

1 Mar 2024 – 24 Mar 2024


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 volunteer tour guide on a journey of discovery around the galleries. See spectacular sculptures from ancient Greece, explore life and death in ancient Egypt and get closer to many more highlights from the collection.

Booking information: 

  • The tours will begin at 11.30 and 14.00 and will last for 90 minutes. 
  • We advise that you get to the British Museum early to allow sufficient time to pass through security, as long queues can form. 
  • Please meet at the Information Desk in the Great Court about 10 minutes before the start of the tour.
  • The maximum number of places per session is 20 people.
  • In line with current government and NHS guidance, face masks are not mandatory but guests are welcome to wear them if they wish. The Museum maintains a robust cleaning schedule and hand sanitiser stations are available across the site.