Behind-the-scenes tour
Behind-the-scenes tours: scientific research

Tuesday 12 December 2017,
11.00–12.20 & 12.00–13.20 & 14.00–15.20 & 15.00–16.20
Information Desk
Free, booking essential

This event is currently fully booked. If you would like to be added to a waiting list for spaces, please email

Heritage Lottery Fund

Recommend this event

See the British Museum’s state-of-the- art World Conservation and Exhibitions Centre and visit the scientific research laboratories as part of this 80-minute tour.

Although this tour is fully accessible, please note that it covers a large area, and includes glass lifts and crossing a glass corridor bridge.

Photography is not permitted on this tour. Children must be aged 12 or over. The Museum reserves the right to change the areas visited on this tour without notice. Please note that you will be asked to deposit your bags in secure lockers before visiting the conservation and science areas. If you have any specific requirements (including access requirements), please contact the Volunteers Office in advance on +44 (0)20 7323 8853 or

Please note that booking closes the Friday before each tour at 15.00. Please arrive ten minutes before the start of the tour. Latecomers will not be able to join the tour once it has left the meeting point.

Age: 12+

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