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The British Museum's Highlights: Online Tour

The British Museum's Highlights: Online Tour

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See its highlights and hear their tales as told by a former museum guide

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See the highlights of one of the greatest museums in the world and hear its amazing stories from a former British Museum tour guide to bring it all alive.

We choose our favourite objects from across the globe, to understand ancient cultures.

Please note, this is not an official tour from the British Museum.

Featured in this virtual tour of the highlights of the British Museum:

  • the Rosetta stone, and how it was discovered and hieroglyphics deciphered
  • the Egyptian gallery and the bust of Rameses II
  • the Parthenon sculptures (the ‘Elgin Marbles”)
  • the Egyptian mummies and what happens if you unwrap one?
  • the Benin bronzes
  • the Assyrian gallery, supernatural creatures and ancient warfare techniques
  • the great Roman silver treasure dug up by a Suffolk farmer
  • How the oldest script in the world, cuneiform, was translated
  • The Mayan sculptures
  • Aztec jewellery fit for a king

The tour guide:

Loona Hazarika is a tour guide with 16 years experience and has advised and appeared on TV documentaries such as BBC TV’s The ‘Hairy Builder’, BBC1's The Repair Shop and SKY Atlantic’s ‘Urban Secrets’.

He has guided hundreds of people, from school children to celebrities, around his birthplace, London and was trained as an official tour guide for the British Museum where he gave tours for 5 years. He is a regular speaker for several online platforms and has a Masters degree from the University of Cambridge.

Tour details:

1 hour 15 minutes

Via Zoom app or link: we’ll email you the password on the morning of the tour

£10 per screen or £12 per family (family can be in two locations on 2 devices, so why not invite parents?)

How to join the virtual tour:

Book your tickets via the above link.

We’ll email you full details of the Zoom meeting link, password and Meeting ID on the morning of the tour.

Five minutes before start time, click on the link we send you or log in via the Zoom app and then sit back and enjoy the tour.

Please put your microphone on mute, but you will be able to unmute and ask questions at the end of every stop.

For more of our tours please visit our website Let's Discover London.

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