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British Museum & National Gallery of London Guided Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max provided by Babylon Tours London

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British Museum & National Gallery of London Guided Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    British Museum (Stop W)
    Holborn, London WC1A 2NJ, UK
    Meet by the red telephone booth closest to the main gate of British Museum. Meet your guide outside the gates of the museum by the red telephone booth situated to the left of the main gates of the museum on the sidewalk of Great Russell Street across from Starbucks.
    See address & details
  • 1
    The British Museum
    Stop: 3 hours
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  • 2
    National Gallery
    Stop: 3 hours
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  • 3
    Babylon Tours London
    Stop: 6 hours
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  • You'll end at
    The National Gallery
    Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross, London WC2N 5DN, UK
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
British Museum (Stop W), Holborn, London WC1A 2NJ, UK
Duration
300–330 minutes
Return Details
The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross, London WC2N 5DN, UK
Inclusions
  • Semi-Private Guided Combo Museum Tour
  • Semi-Private" Means Group Size Is Never More Than 8 Guests Maximum
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Duration 5 - 5.5 Hours (Including A Lunch Break)
Exclusions
  • Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)
  • Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)
  • Tour is NOT available for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • Temporary exhibitions NOT included
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
  • A maximum of 8 people per tour allowed
  • Minimum numbers apply. This tour will not run without a minimum of 2 guests to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Notes: British Museum and National Gallery and other attractions or museums in London may be subjected to occasional closures without previous warning from the museum management. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed more than 1h from the tour starting time. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. Appropriate dress is required for entry into some sites on this tour. No large bags or suitcases are allowed inside the museum, only handbags or small thin bag packs are allowed through security. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' or 'No Wait' access. Some specific rooms inside the museum are subjected to a very quiet or restricted right to speak inside, in this cases your guide will provide the information about this places before entering the specific rooms where this rule applies. Some collections may vary along the year.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Lorrie M wrote a review Mar 2020
Bellevue, Washington50 contributions29 helpful votes
The enthusiasm and knowledge that Stephanie has of these two museums was incredible! Not only did she have a wealth of knowledge, but she made everything we saw interesting and exciting. I ended up with a private tour of the National Gallery. What a way to see these
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Sara M wrote a review Nov 2019
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Becky was incredibly knowledgeable and personable. We thoroughly enjoyed our British Museum tour with her and while we signed up for a semi private tour, we were the only ones that day so we had a private tour.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Liz N wrote a review Nov 2019
Walnut Creek, California2 contributions
Our tour guide for the day was Kathy Harrison. Kathy is a graduate student studying to be a museum curator and more. She was incredibly knowledgeable and a lovely person besides. My husband and I learned so much and thoroughly enjoyed the time spent with Kathy at the British
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Joe S wrote a review Nov 2019
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Our guide had a deep and wide understanding of the museum’s history and artifacts showing us things we would have never seen or understood on our own. She developed a thread of history that took us through the exhibits and made for a fantastic tour. Highly recommended. Well done
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Gary C wrote a review Oct 2019
Silverthorne, Colorado7 contributions
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Our guide was Becky and she was OUTSTANDING!!! Very personable and knowledgeable!!! Greatly enjoyed the visit.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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