British Museum & London City Center Westminster Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 5 hours

Departs: London, London

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Your 5.5-hour semi-private (8 Guest Maximum) guided combo tour is a history lover’s delight as you explore central London and its iconic British Museum. Your guide will lead you through the city’s streets before taking you to one of the largest collection of human artifacts in the world. You will pause for lunch in between and the group will be limited to just 8 people. Hotel pickup and drop-off are not included.

What's Included

Duration 5.5 Hours (Including A Break)

Professional Tour Guide

Semi-Private Walking Tour & Museum Tour

Semi-Private" Means Group Size Is Never More Than 8 Guests Maximum

Tour Will Run, Rain Or Shine

What's Not Included

Temporary exhibitions NOT included

Tour is NOT available for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)

Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 0 - 9
  • YOUTH: Age: 10 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 99

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • 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.
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • 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.
  • Public transportation options are available nearby

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers

What To Expect

The British Museum
Start off your walking tour to London with an introduction to culture and civilizations at the monumental collection of the British Museum, spanning 6,000 years of human history. It features items from all over the world like Samurai armor and rare Assyrian lion hunt reliefs. Our guides will take a serious but enjoyable approach towards the museum’s galleries, discussing primitive tribes and fallen empires through a carefully chosen selection of items. You will learn about the Mummy of Katebet, the Lewis Chessmen and the original Rosetta Stone.  Walk away with an understanding of what humans have achieved during our short history and hopefully you will be proud to call yourself a part of this incredible species.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

After a break for lunch, continue with your guide to understand London through its history as you walk through its urban landscape. Our expert guides will peel back the layers as you walk past some of the most iconic places in central London like Trafalgar Square and the House of Parliament. Learn about Chaucer at Westminster Abbey or maybe bump into the Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street. The tour will pass through the sweeping green parks, bustling crowds, and quaint squares that define London. Learn about the monarchs and leaders, like Queen Elizabeth II and Winston Churchill, while also taking advantage of your local guide, who will be more than willing to share a few of the city’s best kept secrets as you explore together.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Covent Garden
After a break for lunch, start your walking tour at Covent Garden, an area of London whose thriving history started as early as the 7th century as a Saxon settlement. It is a must-see destination for anyone who enjoys, shopping, theatre, restaurants, bars, history and culture.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Trafalgar Square
You will then pass through Trafalgar Square where you will learn all about the history of this public square which commemorates the Battle of Trafalgar, a British naval victory in the Napoleonic Wars over France and Spain. During its history, the square has been a place for protests and demonstrations which continue to this day.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Nelson's Column
Nelson's Column is a monument in Trafalgar Square, built to commemorate Admiral Horatio Nelson, who died at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Admiralty Arch
Next you will discover the rich history and heritage of Admiralty Arch, a landmark building in London, providing road and pedestrian access between the Mall and Trafalgar Square. It was commissioned by King Edward VII in memory of his mother, Queen Victoria.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

You will then walk along the street which runs between Charing Cross and the Houses of Parliament, known as Whitehall. The name Whitehall also applies to the group of small streets, squares and government buildings adjoining the street. Whitehall has been known to be the site of principal government offices since the establishment of Henry VIII’s court at Whitehall Palace in the 1530s.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Downing Street
Next you will visit Downing Street, a street built in the 1680s which houses the official residences and offices of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. A renowned landmark of Downing Street is 10 Downing Street, the official location of the Prime Minister’s office.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

St. James's Palace
You will also walk by St. James’s Palace, the most senior royal palace in the UK. It has been the setting for some of the most important events in Royal history after having been a Royal residence for over 300 years.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Buckingham Palace
residence of the UK’s sovereigns since 1827. Today Buckingham Palace is very much a working building and consists of the administrative headquarters of the Monarch.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Churchill War Rooms
You will also pass by the Churchill War Rooms, a museum that makes up one of the five branches of the Imperial War Museum. The museum is made up of the Cabinet War Rooms, a historical underground complex that housed a British government command centre during the Second World War, and the Churchill Museum, a biographical museum dedicated to the life of Winston Churchill.

10 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Westminster Abbey
During your tour you will also visit the beautiful Westminster Abbey, a large, mainly Gothic abbey church which has touched the lives of kings, queens, statesmen and soldiers since 960 AD, having been the coronation church since 1066.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Houses of Parliament
Next you will see the Westminster Palace, also known as the Houses of Parliament. A Gothic style building whose history spans over 900 years, it is where the House of Commons and the House of Lords meet.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Big Ben
Finally, you will see one of London’s best-known landmarks, Big Ben, the clock tower at the end of the Palace of Westminster.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


olmacd, 18-10-2022
Gave info you would not normally know if just on your own . Got to see a lot in 2.5 hours.
Andy was great
Q5391SScraigb, 01-09-2022
The tour was amazing. Anthony was extremely knowledgeable and revealed the stories behind the historic artifacts to make them come alive.
Pleasant and informative
MaryK581, 09-08-2022
Jake was informative and pleasantly interactive. Quite knowledgeable. Very pleasant demeanor. Appropriately paced tour. We’ll done Jake
London Museum Tour
40ejd, 07-08-2022
Sacha was excellent, knowledgeable, informative and engaging.
The tour flowed well. Punctual start was nice.
Highly enjoyable
N3360IZdavidv, 06-08-2022
Egypt and Babylon section was our favorite part. The guide Matilda was very profesional and friendly. She really made the visit enjoyable and took us to the relevant places. We learned a lot from her

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