Explore the highlights of the British Museum – with 8 million items in its collection – in this incredible 2-hour tour!
This is not a fixed tour and each guide will show you their own view of the British Museum, meaning that no two tours are the same. If you have a special interest in a topic, please let us know when booking so we may adapt the tour to feature some of your interests.
The British Museum is a working institution. As such, we cannot guarantee that a particular item will be on display on the day of your tour.
British Museum Private Tour Prices:
Until 31 Mar 2023: £365 for 1-4 guests, £395 for 5-8 guests
From 1 Apr 2023: £400 for 1-4 guests, £420 for 5-8 guests
Tours for larger groups are also available – please enquire.
At the British Museum. Pick up and drop off at a central London hotel or apartment is available for an additional fee.
Flexible to suit you. The British Museum is open daily.
Discover the story of the British Museum and how it came to be. How did the British acquire (and keep) so many priceless items? Plus, discover what the role of the museum is in the world today.
Highlights of the collection include:
More Options – You can also extend this tour to 4 hours to explore the area around the British Museum (Bloomsbury or The West End) on foot with your guide at no extra cost. Combine this tour with one of our other tours such as a private walking tour of London or car tour of London, or with a Tower of London private guided tour.
Languages – Enjoy this British Museum private tour in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese Mandarin and Dutch daily. Please enquire about other languages.
We loved our private tour with Georgie. She was amazing. She showed us so many amazing things and told us lots of cool history about London and the places we visited. I don’t know how she remembers it all. She was so personable and took the time to know what we liked. I would highly recommend a tour with Private London Tours. We can’t wait to go back and do another tour with Georgie. She was the best private guide we’ve ever had.