Crash course in archaeology at the British Museum

London, England (33)


Crash course in archaeology at the British Museum Archaeology is the study of human activity through the archaeological record. This record can be found in the form of artifacts, such as tools, pottery, and bones. Archaeology can also be used to study the environment in which people lived, and the changes that occurred over time. The British Museum is home to one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive collections of archaeological artifacts. This collection includes objects from all over the world, dating back to the earliest days of human civilization. If you’re interested in learning more about archaeology, the British Museum is a great place to start. The museum has a wide range of exhibits, including a section on ancient Egypt. You can also visit the museum’s library, which has a collection of books and journals on archaeology. If you’re interested in learning more about the British Museum’s collection of archaeological artifacts, check out the museum’s website. You can also find information about the museum’s exhibits on the museum’s website.


Tour Duration: 330 min

Crash course in archaeology at the British Museum

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.

What's included

Below are items that the provider has stated are included with Crash course in archaeology at the British Museum at no additional cost

  • Qualified archaeologist guide

What's NOT included

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Points Of Interest

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

Additional Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels