William Sterling

SPOTLIGHT: British Museum Eyeopener Tours

Sport in the Classical World

I run a tour at the British Museum inspired by the Olympic Games which covers the origin of the Ancient Olympics and what events were covered in those games.  We can discuss how modern games differ from and are similar to their ancient cousins. The tour also covers some of the games not at Olympia… Read more »

British Museum Highlights

This new 90 minute tour of the Museum costs £12 per head and can be booked in advance via the Museum’s website.  Originally we started in Room 2 with an introduction to the museum’s founder, Sir Hans Sloane and then one of the oldest objects in the museum, a hand axe from Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania… Read more »

Enlightenment

The Enlightenment and the British Museum At the end of 2011 I completed the training at the British Museum for tours of the Enlightenment Gallery which are available for members of the public to book at their own convenience for groups of up to 25 people at £9 per head for an hour’s dedocated tour. … Read more »

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