Crash course in archaeology at the British Museum

33 Ratings
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  • 5.5 hr

Follow in the footsteps of the great archaeologists, relic hunters and explorers who acquired the treasures of the British Museum, and learn about their adventures and the hazards they braved to make their astounding discoveries. You’ll unlock the secrets of the British Museum’s extraordinary collection with a qualified archaeologist, getting to grips with the history of human civilisation, exploring our earliest origins in Africa, to the great empires of Egypt, Assyria, Greece and Rome. Along the way, you'll tour the British Museum's most famous galleries, including Ancient Egypt and Assyria, Ancient Greece and Rome, the Vikings and the Aztecs, discovering world-famous artefacts such as the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon Marbles and the Lewis Chessmen. You'll also have some fun learning to play one of the world's most ancient board games, The Royal Game of Ur, whose rules were deciphered by British Museum scholars, and learn how to write your name in Egyptian hieroglyphs.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Spirit of Discovery Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: The British Museum

The world's greatest museum, home to a dizzying array of treasures from humanity's past.

Duration: 5 hour
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