Find out more below about our guided tours, self-led groups, special tours and Lars Tharp tours or book an inspiring speaker for your next group meeting. You can learn how we are continuing to keep you safe during your visit on our Visitor Safety page.
We all had a wonderful day and our tour guide was excellent. She was full of interesting stories - some very sad, and some made us laugh - and we learnt a lot Tour attendeeDuration: Approximately 1 hour Number of people: 1-20 Cost: 1-14 visitors £7.50pp* + £70.00 for the guide (includes VAT)
15-20 visitors £12.50pp* (includes Museum admission + guide)21 & under 21 FREE ENTRY
*Please note the temporary exhibition is included in the cost of admissionGroups larger than 20 visitors must be staggered. Out-of-hours tours can also be arranged on Mondays when the Museum is closed to the public, subject to availability. The cost is £25 per person + £70 for the guide. A minimum charge of £325 applies. We regret that we are unable to offer tours of exhibitions. Discount schemes such as National Art Pass and National Rail 2-for-1 vouchers cannot be applied to tour bookings.
*Please note the temporary exhibition is included in the cost of admissionGroups of eight people or more must book their visit in advance. Groups without an advance booking may be denied immediate entry. Please note groups of eight people or more qualify for the concessionary admission rate of £7.50pp. Standard charges apply for groups of less than eight people. Groups larger than 20 visitors must be staggered.
Guided tours can be arranged with members of Museum staff, subject to availability. Please see below for costs.
Director: £200+VAT plus Museum admission
Curator: £150+VAT plus Museum admission
Collections Manager: £100+VAT plus Museum admission
Gerald Coke Handel Collection Librarians: £150+VAT plus Museum admission
Lars Tharp tours
If you are looking for an inspiring speaker for your next group meeting or event, a number of our guides are available to give talks about the history of the Foundling Hospital. All fees go towards Collection purchases. Please contact us for more details.