Crystal Palace Park & Dinosaurs Historic Walking Tour

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Guru: Darrell
Quality Verified Registered on March 23, 2023

Darrell Rivers is a British-American historian with an incredible breadth of knowledge, particularly around London. He works as a historical advisor for TV & film and a consultant for various historical projects around the world. He specialises in the Napoleonic Wars, Crimean War, and the American Civil War. He is an Associate Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and a Kentucky Colonel.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

See the last vestiges of the Crystal Palace & the Great Exhibition in Crystal Palace Park. We'll discuss the fascinating history behind the Crystal Palace and the people and technology behind it. We'll see hidden history, a 150 year-old maze, abandoned ruins, and even some life-sized dinosaurs from 1854! It will be like a veritable Victorian Jurassic Park! 

Join historian Darrell Rivers, dressed fully Victorian, as he explores the entirety of Crystal Palace Park! 

- The Crystal Palace
- The Crystal Palace Sphinxes
- The Aquarium Ruins
- The Water Towers 
- The Maze
- The Crystal Palace Dinosaurs

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  • Meeting point:
    CWCC+2PH London, UK
    CWCC+2PH London, UK
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    - In front of the Park Gates by the old Vicar's Oak. - Look for the Victorian gentleman with the umbrella.

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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 20 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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