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Choose from a range of tours and activities for groups and bring your friends, students, or co-workers along.
Our public Highlights and Private Apartments Tours are capped at 8 visitors and are very popular. If your group is smaller than 8 people, you may be able to secure enough tickets on one of these tours, in which an expert takes you around the Museum and tells you the stories behind its treasures. Highlights and Private Apartments Tours take place at noon on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, and also at 11:00 on Saturdays and Sundays. It costs £15 per person.
For groups of 8 to 20 people from any not-for-profit educational or cultural organisation. Groups can visit on Fridays at 10:00, 14:00, and 15:30.
Visits are free, but as a charity we’d really appreciate a donation to support our work.
If you like, you can request an introductory talk by one of our expert staff for £50. Please see the booking page for more information.
Visit our Learning page to explore a range of activities tailored to primary, secondary, and university level.
Should higher education groups require a teaching session in the Museum's research library, these can be pre-arranged on available Friday afternoons anytime between 14:00 and 17:00. To arrange a library session, once your group visit is booked on this page, it is essential that you also get in touch with Frances Sands, Curator of Drawings and Books: email@example.com in order to discuss the feasibility and content of the session. Library group numbers are limited to 12. Suggested donation of minimum £50.
For Higher Education groups we can offer alternative times if the group booking slots are not a possibility for your timetable, these are subject to availability. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire.
Due to the narrow Museum spaces and for the safety and comfort of our other visitors, we don’t permit external guides to lead their own tours in the Museum.