Natural History Museum London Semi-Private Guided Tour

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  • Natural History Museum London Semi-Private Guided Tour

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Get up close with over 4.5 billion years of history at London’s Natural History Museum, where giant dinosaurs and gemstones have been wowing visitors since the 19th century. On this 2 hour semi-private tour, welcoming up to ten guests, you’ll learn about the secret histories of the all-stars housed in this “cathedral to nature.”

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From Earth’s beginnings to the dawn of our species, this museum houses some 80 million specimens in a labyrinth of galleries. Your expert guide will navigate you through them, introducing you to characters like Sophie the Stegosaurus and the skeleton of the long-gone Dodo along the way. You’ll catch a glimpse of the rare Archaeopteryx – the alleged missing link between dinosaurs and birds. You’ll be mysteriously drawn to the Cursed Amethyst and stand awestruck by the enormous slice of a Giant Sequoia, both marvels of the natural world. Visit the casts of victims from the volcanic disaster at Pompeii and learn about civilizations that once used human skulls as drinking vessels. By the end, you’ll no doubt have a greater appreciation for the natural world all around you, and for the world-class collection that the Natural History Museum has amassed over the years.

Highlights Generally Include (if artwork is not on loan or being restored etc.): Sophie the Stegosaurus; Pompeii Casts; The Cursed Amethyst; Archeopteryx fossil – missing link between birds and dinosaurs; Giant sequoia slice; Human skull cup; Dodo skeleton; Iguanodon teeth fossils; Cranbourne meteorite ; On the Origin of Species – first edition

Meeting Point: Meet by the red phone booth across from the Exhibition Road entrance (which is not the main entrance).
Duration: 2hs
Starting Time Options: 10am or 1pm
Days: Daily
Includes: Private Tour Guide

Adult

18 years of age or older

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(based on group size)

Youth

Between 10 - 17 years of age

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Child

Between 0 - 9 years of age

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(based on group size)