Ideal for art and history buffs, this private 5.5-hour tour of London’s National Gallery and British Museum showcases the highlights of each cultural institution. The vast collection of art and artifacts in each museum means it’s difficult to ensure you see the top attractions: with your guide, you’ll focus on carefully selected artistic and historical treasures, and see legendary pieces such as Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’, the Rosetta Stone and the Mummy of Katebet. Taking a private tour allows you to customize your itinerary and receive undivided attention from your guide.
Private 5-hour tour of the National Gallery and the British Museum in London
Don't miss each museum's cultural highlights with a guide
Perfect for history and art enthusiasts
See paintings by Van Gogh and Leonardo Da Vinci in the National Gallery
Marvel at the Rosetta Stone and the Mummy of Katebet in the British Museum
Greet your private guide outside of the National Gallery, located in London’s bustling Trafalgar Square. Begin your artistic journey in the high-ceilinged galleries of the museum and admire pieces by Vincent Van Gogh and Leonardo da Vinci. Feast your senses on Johannes Vermeer’s A Young Woman Standing at a Virginal and delight in the delicate brushstrokes of The Madonna of the Pinks by Raphael. At each painting, you guide offers historical context and identifies the period to which the style belongs. After a short break in which to purchase refreshments, you’ll stroll over to The British Museum, home to more than eight million global artifacts. Travel back to ancient ages as you visit The Rosetta Stone, the Oxus Treasure, the Mummy of Katebet, and the Parthenon sculptures. Your tour concludes in The British Museum, where you’ll be free to continue exploring independently if you wish.