Four students in red jumpers holding Samsung tablets up at sculptures of people on display in Room 18. Two of the sculptures are missing heads.

Tablet Tours

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Tablet Tours can be booked every weekday in term time:

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Take a free tour of a British Museum gallery using augmented reality to explore Museum objects.

Students can explore the Parthenon gallery (Room 18) with Samsung tablets, using augmented reality technology to develop historical inquiry skills and engage with the past in exciting and innovative ways.  

In this self-led activity designed for UK schools, students will learn about ancient Greek religion and how the Parthenon's architecture celebrated Athena's greatness and communicated the power of Athens. 

  • Ages 7–11 (KS2)
  • Curriculum links: History, Art and Design, Computing
  • Maximum group size: 32
  • Session time: 60 mins
  • The school teacher is responsible for guiding the students to the gallery. The tablets will direct the tour within the gallery.

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