Please find below a list of our most frequently asked questions for our in-person tours. If you don't find the answer to your question here, contact us.

Currently the Grand Tour is scheduled every week for Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings at 10:45am. The Full City Tour is also available every week on Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday.
Other tour themes, languages, dates and times vary from week to week and can be found using the in-person tours menu on this website.
If there is no space, or the tour theme, language, date/time you want is not displayed, please place your request here.
Grand Tour click here for details.
Full City Tour click here for details.
"The Truth Will Set You Free" Tour click here for details.
Kids Tour click here for details.
More themes are coming soon! You can keep up to date on our Instagram @bibletours, or you can subscribe to our newsletter.
The Grand Tour and "The Truth Will Set You Free" Tour are both 2 hours. The Full City Tour is approximately 5 hours. The Kids Tour is 90 minutes. The exact details are listed on the booking page of each tour.
You can click here to book the Grand Tour.
You can click here to book the Full City Tour.
You can click here to book "The Truth Will Set You Free" Tour.
You can click here to book the Kids Tour.
You can click here to see a complete list of tour themes.
If there is no space, or the tour theme, language, date/time you want is not displayed, please place your request here.
The Grand Tour and "The Truth Will Set You Free" Tour are both £19.50 (GBP) per adult, and £6 (GBP) per child aged 5-15. Under 5's are free.
The Full City Tour is £65 (GBP) per adult, and £35 (GBP) per child up to age 15.
The Kids Tour is £15 (GBP) per person.
For groups of 8 or more people, we are able to significantly reduce the cost. Click here to see our pricing.
You can check the exchange rate by clicking here.
To see why we charge, please click here.
For groups of 8 or more people, we are able to significantly reduce the cost. Please click here to see our pricing.
To see why we charge, please click here.
Our booking system accepts payments via credit/debit cards (Stripe) and also via PayPal.
If you need to make payment another way, please email us, but please use the regular online system where possible.
We offer many languages and hope to feature more soon. Please click this link to see the list.
Red dates mean the tour is full. Blank dates mean there is no tour scheduled. We are regularly adding new dates, so please try again soon. Or you can place your request here.
We can often make a special arrangement to add a specific date/time. Please place your request here.
We can often add a few extra spaces to our existing tours, please place your request here.
If you are trying to book for a larger group, please place your request here. We are happy to accommodate groups of any size.
Yes. Please place your request here and we will be pleased to make a special arrangement for your group.
We are happy to accommodate groups of any size. For groups of 8 or more people we are able to significantly reduce the cost, click here to see our pricing.
We would be happy to arrange a private tour. Please place your request here and we will be pleased to make a special arrangement for your group. Please make sure to let us know you would like the tour to remain private.
Please check the spam or junk folder in your email first, you should have received an email with a confirmation after booking online. If you still cannot find it, please email info@bible-tours.co.uk.
If you choose to cancel your tour up to 72 hours before your tour begins, you are entitled to a full refund, or to reschedule your booking.
If you need to cancel or reschedule your tour less than 72 hours before it begins, or you are late or do not show up for the tour, Bible Tours will endeavour to reschedule the tour, or issue a partial refund. Please note it may not be possible to issue a refund or reschedule due to the fact that Bible Tours may have already paid for other services and expenses in relation to your tour.
Please email info@bible-tours.co.uk and the team would be happy to help. Please avoid last-minute cancellations if possible.
Please email us with the details and if it is more than 72 hours before the tour, we can cancel and refund the spaces to free them up for someone else to use.
To add people, you could try and book the extra people online as a separate booking.
If it shows as ‘FULL’, you can email us with your request and we will endeavour to fulfil these requests where possible.
We are sorry if you were not able to join us. Please email info@bible-tours.co.uk and the team would be happy to help.
In your confirmation email you should have received your guide's mobile number. Please message them directly and advise them of your situation. They will liase with you depending on the situation and the rest of the group.
Please remember if you message them after the tour start time they may not be able to reply as they may already be presenting the tour.
We recommend booking in advance. We try and keep our tour groups to around 14 people. If there is space on the day the guide may be able to take payment and add you there and then. However this does depend on the guide and availability.
Please meet your guide 5-10 minutes before your tour start time at the Boy on the Horse Statue in the South East corner of the British Museum’s Great Court, near the information desk.
Visit this webpage for more information.
Your guide will be wearing a blue lanyard with a Bible Tours badge so you can easily identify them.
We strongly recommend that you pre-book a FREE admission ticket directly with the British Museum. Click here to do so.
With this pre-booked admission ticket, you will be guaranteed entry and should enter through the main front entrance of the museum on Great Russell Street, WC1B 3DG. This will significantly speed up the queues through security for you, but please still allow plenty of time. The museum opens at 10am.
If you do not have a pre-booked admission ticket with the British Museum, you will be directed to the rear entrance on Montague Place WC1E 7JW, where there are often long queues and entry is not guaranteed.
You can find your guide's contact information included in your booking confirmation. Please be sure that your mobile phone is working, so we can contact you if necessary.
Yes. We strongly recommend that you pre-book a FREE admission ticket directly with the British Museum. Click here to do so.
With this pre-booked admission ticket, you will be guaranteed entry and should enter through the main front entrance of the museum on Great Russell Street, WC1B 3DG. This will significantly speed up the queues through security for you, but please still allow plenty of time. The museum opens at 10am.
If you do not have a pre-booked admission ticket with the British Museum, you will be directed to the rear entrance on Montague Place WC1E 7JW, where there are often long queues and entry is not guaranteed.
There are no rules, but we ask everyone to maintain dignified Christian conduct by dressing in a modest and respectful manner. Smart but practical attire is recommended.
Our guides are all baptised Jehovah's Witnesses, mostly in full-time service. They have all received extensive training to guide our tours, and many of the team have been involved for years.
Click here to find more information about our guides.
You are welcome to do so. You can a make voluntary tip on the day if you choose, however there is no obligation to do this. The guides appreciate your generosity.
We try and keep our tour groups to approximately 14 people, plus the guide. This way, everyone can hear the guide and follow the group easily.
You are welcome to bring well behaved children. You can click here to book our 90-minute Kids Tour.
Our other tours are longer and designed for adults but children are welcome. Many do join along with their parents and enjoy it very much.
You are allowed to take photographs for personal use only and not for commercial or distribution purposes. But please do not obstruct the guide or others in your group, or use a tripod.
NO video or audio recordings of the tour guide and their commentary.
NO recording or posting any of the content online or on social media.
These rules are a strict requirement for legal reasons, we hope you can respect that.
Wheeled cases, sports equipment and large items of luggage are not allowed on British Museum premises.
The British Museum also make security checks of all bags on entry at both front and rear entrances. Please allow sufficient time to clear security to arrive in time for the start of your tour.
For more information please click here.
You can click here to read about the museum's accessibility. If you need special assistance or are in a wheelchair then please let our team know when you book so we can ensure the guide is aware of your individual situation.
Animals are NOT allowed in the British Museum with the exception of guide, assistance and companion animals. However you will need to have with you medical documentation to prove that the animal is required. This is out of our control as Bible Tours and is at the discretion of the British Museum.
There are restaurants and cafeterias inside the British Museum, as well as many local cafes in the area.
You are not allowed to eat inside the Galleries. Packed lunches can be eaten in designated areas.
Branch facilities do not organise Bible tours in secular museums, however some of our guides were used by the branch to present tours for international conventions in the British Museum.
Please note our tours are not designed to replace any aspect of regular worship or spiritual instruction. We do not use any images or copyright material found in the publications or on jw.org for obvious reasons.
We conduct these tours alongside other commercial tour groups, in line with any direction from the organisation.
No. All of our tours are presented live by one of our experienced guides, so you can benefit from explanations that relate the artefacts to the Bible.
We would love to have you join us on a virtual tour. Please click here to see our virtual tour themes.
Our admin team is very small and therefore we try to reduce to a minimum the number of emails we receive, so if your question is answered here please do not email us. If you cannot find the answer, please email info@bible-tours.co.uk.
In-person tour of the British Museum
Interior shot of the British Museum Great Court
Cyrus Cylinder on display in the British Museum
Interior shot of the British Museum Enlightenment Gallery