The British Museum was started as a collection of manuscripts and natural history by the doctor and naturalist Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753), later purchased by the British government and opened as a museum in 1753. Later other manuscripts, coins and antiques were added to this collection.
King George II. donated the Royal Library in 1757, the museum began to be displayed to the public at the Montagu House in Bloomsbury.
With priceless artifacts brought from Anatolia, Greece, Mesopotamia and Egypt, it is now among the most important museums in the world.
On this tour, we will have the opportunity to get to know these important objects left behind by the civilizations that shaped the world.