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Free Tour The Bible at the British Museum

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese
Guru: Dayan
Quality Verified Registered on April 05, 2023

Hello there! I’m Dayan, but you can call me Dan! I’m originally from Brazil, (US) American Citizen, living in London and passionate about history and tourism. I’ve guided dozens of groups to Israel and Egypt and what a surprise to discover many of the treasures from that land here, in London, at the British Museum! I hope to take you on this unforgettable journey and to share some good knowledge while at the museum!

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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

Fun, Intelligent, Full of knowledge, Straight to the point with a surprise at every corner.

The British Museum opened in 1759 and was the first public museum in the world. Home to eight million objects, undoubtedly is one of the greatest treasures of the world by itself.


WHAT MANY PEOPLE DON'T KNOW, IS THE RELATION IT HAS WITH THE BIBLE.  

From the many items that we'll see to help us understand the most important book in humanity, some exhibits will point to the accuracy of biblical records whilst others will simply throw light on the Bible events and customs.

The best route, so we don't get tired!

Following the route I designed, we will see the main objects related to the bible in a shorter time. So you can enjoy your visit with calm and tranquility.

JUST SOME STUFF WE'LL SEE:

  1. The burned walls of Nineveth (Nahum 3:15)
  2. The huge winged human-headed bulls from the palace of Sargon, King of Assyria. Remembering where Sennacherib was assassinated by his sons (2 Kings 19:37)
  3. The Black Obelisk, describing Assyrian King Shalmaneser III's victory over Ben-Hadad and Hazael (2 Kings 8:7-15)
  4. The Siege of Lachish warned by prophet Micah (1:13)
  5. Statues of many of the Pharaohs of Egypt mentioned in the bible.
  6. The Monument cast of king Xerxes referred to in the book of Esther 5:1-2
  7. Panel of glazed brick from the palace in Susa of Darius, great king of Persia (Ezra 4:5, Haghai 1:1, Zechariah 1:1)
  8. The magnificent Cyrus Cylinder, one of the most important pieces in the museum (Ezra 6:3-5)
  9. The roaring lion from the Throne Room of Nebuchadnezzar. One site that Daniel saw many times.
  10. The bronze bust of Caesar Augustus, the first emperor of Rome who was in charge at the time of the birth of Jesus.
  11. Coin Collection of Judaea, containing one of Herod the Great, the king at the time of the birth of Jesus. Other of king Herod Agrippa.
  12. Figure of gods worshipped at Caesarea Philippi where Jesus was acknowledged by his disciples as Christ (Matthew 16:13)

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    52 Great Russell St, London WC1B 3BA, UK
    52 Great Russell St, London WC1B 3BA, UK
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    I will be on the left side of the stairs, at the main entrance (after you go trough security) with a bright yellow shirt and a GuruWalk Badge

  • 1
    Free admission
    British Museum

    Room 4 (Egyptian Empire)

  • 2
    Free admission
    British Museum

    Rooms 6 to 10 (Assyrian Empire)

  • 3
    Free admission
    British Museum

    Room 55 (Babylonian Empire)

  • 4
    Free admission
    British Museum

    Room 52 (Persian Empire)

  • 5
    Outside visit
    British Museum

    Rooms 69 and 70 (Roman Empire)

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Alexanna 20 May 2024
Madrid

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
El tour con Dayan estuvo muy interesante y lleno de información. Vimos cosas en el museo que sin la explicación adecuada no hubieran tenido significado para nosotras. Además Dayan es experto en la información que nos dio y logró mantener nuestra atención durante todo el recorrido del tour. Totalmente recomendable!
Alex 09 May 2024
Reading

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Travelled alone - May 2023
Fantastic, fun, very informative. He knew so much about the monuments and told his stories with great enthusiasm.
Alejandro 08 May 2024
London

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Best TOUR EVER! Dayan is an outstanding guide who will make you enjoy the most of the museum. Everybody was stopping with us to listen from time to time. He puts all his passion and effort to explain the connections between the Bible and the museums items, really well. Even I’m not Christian myself it has been an amazing experience. TOTALLY RECOMENDED!
JULIUS 06 May 2024
Singapore

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Dayan is a profesional tour leader. He is knowledgeable. This tour covering history and acheology that proves the truths in the bibble. He is a theologian,his explaination always connected with the bibble. For everyone who read the bibble will be amazed and grateful because our Lord is a living God. After joined this tour, How can you not see God ?
Alice 04 May 2024
Hong Kong

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
Dayan was very knowledgeable and shared the information very fluently
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 10 people.
Pets
Not suitable for 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
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