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British Museum
Founded in 1753, the British Museum is London’s largest and most visited museum. Its gigantic permanent collection includes over 8 million historical artifacts, with everything from Egyptian mummies to Roman treasures. Highlights include sculptures from the Parthenon, the Rosetta Stone, and the 12th-century Lewis chessmen.
Address: Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, England
Hours: Open daily 10am - 5:30pm

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London British Museum Semi-Private tour for Kids and Families

London British Museum Semi-Private tour for Kids and Families

Our child oriented semi-privateBritish Museum tour is a wonderful opportunity to learn all about the history of mankind in one of the most prestigious and famous museum's in the world. Your guide, highly knowledgeable in history and archaeology, and with a wealth of experience leading tours for children, will make sure you visit all the best-known and most fascinating parts of the museum, including the Egyptian, Greek and Anglo-Saxon sections. Your guide will see to it that both children and adults alike will be kept thoroughly entertained as they learn all about the history of mankind. This is an unforgettable tour not to be missed!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$77.19
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$77.19
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Kid-Friendly Small Group London British Museum Tour w Egyptian & Greek Sections

Kid-Friendly Small Group London British Museum Tour w Egyptian & Greek Sections

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Discover the British Museum’s most important artifacts with your family on a 2.5-hour kid-friendly tour. The guided visit is short enough to keep children (and adults) with short attention spans entertained and long enough to get a good look at the museum’s most exciting items. Get up close to a 5400-year-old mummy, see treasure from a buried ship, listen to exciting greek mythology stories, and more.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.01
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$74.01
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A Full Day In London With A Local: Private & Personalized

A Full Day In London With A Local: Private & Personalized

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Both first-time visitors to London and those who want to dig beneath the surface will love this opportunity to tour London with a local guide. As this is a private tour you can customize it to suits your needs and interests. Visit the must-see attractions, or ask for local insights into the best under-the-radar corners to visit. Whatever you choose, you’ll see it on an intimate level through on this walking tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$172.04
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$172.04
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British Museum & London City Center Westminster Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

British Museum & London City Center Westminster Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

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The British Museum is one of the UK’s largest and most visited museums, chronicling over two million years of human history. Make the most of your visit on this small-group tour, then marvel at London’s historic monuments on a guided walking tour, including Westminster Abbey, Trafalgar Square, and the Houses of Parliament.
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  • 5 hours to 5 hours 30 minutes
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$170.83
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Escape The Airport: See London On Your Layover

Escape The Airport: See London On Your Layover

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Why spend your Heathrow layover stuck in the airport food court when you can explore London’s top attractions? Take a 6-hour private tour of the capital and create a custom itinerary based on the things that interest you. Visit Big Ben, eat traditional fish and chips, stroll through Covent Garden, and more. Whatever you decide, your private guide is with you every step of the way to ensure an authentic English experience.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$189.69
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$189.69
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London Literary Private Walking Tour Of Bloomsbury

London Literary Private Walking Tour Of Bloomsbury

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Exploring London’s Bloomsbury district—a haven for influential writers in the 19th and 20th centuries—independently might leave you only skating over its literary credentials. With this private walk, tour the squares and museums with a guide for a more comprehensive look at the area than if exploring alone. Visit the homes of writers such as Charles Dickens, chart the life of Virginia Woolf, and uncover stories and places you might overlook otherwise.
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  • 3 hours
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$189.25
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$189.25
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Bohemian Bloomsbury: Literary London Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap

Bohemian Bloomsbury: Literary London Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap

Encounter literary greats like WB Yeats, T S Eliot and George Bernhard Shaw, on a walk that starts with the architecturally spectacular Fitzrovia, named after a descendant of Charles II and his mistress, Barbara Villiers. It's just a stone's throw from Tottenham Court Road, where you'll visit the cosy English pub where Dylan Thomas met his wife, and explore Bloomsbury, where members of the ground-breaking Bloomsbury Group like Virginia Woolf lived and worked. Passing Georgian squares, we'll make our way to two of London's greatest intellectual and cultural institutions, London University and the British Museum, before ending our walk in a charming Dickensian alleyway. The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.
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  • 1 hour
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$5.48
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$5.48

Secret Of British Museum

Secret Of British Museum

See the highlights of the British Museum with a guide Marvel at the glass ceiling of the Great Court Discover relics from Ancient Rome Learn about the key to deciphering hieroglyphics Take a tailor-made tour of the very best of the Museum
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$165.00
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$165.00

Private Custom Tour: Day Tour of London

Private Custom Tour: Day Tour of London

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Don’t visit London landmarks and listen to commentary that doesn’t interest you. Set your own itinerary and explore London your way on a private half- or full-day tour of England’s capital. Tick off all of the attractions on your personal checklist and take advantage of your private guide’s local insight by visiting hidden gems and unknown corners of the city. Choose the start time and meeting point of your tour and receive the undivided attention of your guide throughout. 
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  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$363.68
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$363.68
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Private Guided Tour of the British Museum

Private Guided Tour of the British Museum

We provide bespoke, friendly and informative guided visits to suit all clients, ensuring that your tour will be as entertaining as it is informative. We enjoy sharing our experience of the collections and our knowledge of the works of art, bringing to life the history and the highlights of the museum, making your visit very special and memorable. Because the tour will be your private party, you will be free to ask any questions and make requests regarding the direction of the tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$215.86
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$215.86
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London: British Museum Family walking Tour

London: British Museum Family walking Tour

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Explore the British Museum on a tour designed specifically for families with children. You'll discover the museum's wide variety of exhibits in a kid-friendly way with a guide who helps you navigate one of the busiest attractions in London and one of the best museums in the world.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$244.08
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$244.08
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Private Guided and Chauffered Tour of London

Private Guided and Chauffered Tour of London

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Make like a VIP in London with a private guide, personal chauffeur, and an itinerary tailor-made for you. Choose between a 3- or 6-hour tour and admire landmarks such as Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, and the Tower of London; hit the shops at Harrods or Oxford Street; or explore the local neighborhoods. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
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$415.36
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British Museum Private Tour for Kids & Families in London

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British Museum Private Tour for Kids & Families in London

You and your family will have a fantastic opportunity to visit one of the finest and most famous museums in the world, accompanied by an expert, child-friendly guide who will make this 2.5-hour private tour a thoroughly enjoyable and entertaining experience as well as an educational one. Marvel at the Rosetta Stone, the key to so much of what we now know about the ancient world, as well as the ever popular Egyptian mummies. Learn all about ancient Greece and Rome, as well as the findings from the excavations at Sutton Hoo in Suffolk, England, constituting one of the most amazing and crucial archaeological discoveries in British history. You and your children will be so busy engaged that there is no chance of anyone getting bored. This tour promises to be a truly unforgettable experience!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$170.95
$213.68
$42.73 savings
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$170.95
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$42.73 savings
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Alone in the British Museum: Special Access Tour

Alone in the British Museum: Special Access Tour

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The British Museum in London is home to one of the world's most celebrated collections of artistic and cultural objects, showcasing the accomplishments of human civilization over millennia. Enjoy this impressive collection—without the typical crowds—on this VIP museum tour, where you head inside before the museum's opening hours. While exploring the peaceful galleries, you can see key collection objects, like the Rosetta Stone, and enjoy your guide's attention with just a few fellow museumgoers.
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$107.27
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$107.27
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4 Hour Tour British Museum and Tower Of London (With Private Guide)

4 Hour Tour British Museum and Tower Of London (With Private Guide)

Combine stops at the Tower of London and the British Museum in just a half-day on this private tour. You'll enjoy personalized attention and the ability to move at your own pace; your guide will provide in-depth commentary as you explore. With private transportation, it's easy to fit both of these must-see London stops into a single half-day tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,142.45
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$1,142.45
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4 Hour Tour Tower Of London and British Museum (With Private Guide)

4 Hour Tour Tower Of London and British Museum (With Private Guide)

We provide luxury transport with a qualified Blue Badge Tour Guide who knows London better than anyone. We offer tours for every occasion to ensure you have a great experience during your stay in London. If a tour is cancelled 7 days or less before it is scheduled, 50% of the fee is payable. If the tour is cancelled within 48 hours of the scheduled start then the full fee is payable.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$540.76
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$540.76
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British Museum Egyptian Secrets Tour

British Museum Egyptian Secrets Tour

Overview: Join Dr Chris Elliott, author of 'Egypt in England' on this 2.5 hour small group expert led tour to discover the stories behind the exhibits in the British Museum’s most popular galleries. From the first Egyptologist, more than three thousand years ago, to our own era; stories of mixed up mummies, fakes, thefts and takeovers, djinni, magic gold, and the afterlife of Ancient Egypt in film, fiction, and art. Hear about the mummy that sank the Titanic, the mystery of the mummy valentine card, death in suspicious circumstances, and the movie star mummy. On the way, learn how the Rosetta Stone wasn’t really the breakthrough to reading hieroglyphs, and get an introduction to them in less than five minutes. Expert guide and published author with a PhD in Archaeology. Small group size – maximum of six people. Personal attention and customised content. Two start times – morning and afternoon. Inclusive souvenir of Egyptian London while stocks last.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.33
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$52.33

Kid-Friendly London British Museum Private Tour with Egyptian & Greek sections

Kid-Friendly London British Museum Private Tour with Egyptian & Greek sections

No trip to London is complete without paying a visit to the British Museum, and this 2.5-hour private family-friendly tour is just the ticket! Your expert guide will lead you through a fabulous exploration of the history of mankind as you gaze in wonder at some of the British Museum's finest collections. The Athens Parthenon, the Rosetta Stone, Ginger the Egyptian mummy, the Sutton Hoo Treasure, the Vidandola Tablets and the Lewis Chessmen are just some of the magnificent exhibits you will be able to admire!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$213.68
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$213.68
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Private Chauffeur Driven London Sightseeing and Shopping Trip

Private Chauffeur Driven London Sightseeing and Shopping Trip

Save time by combining sightseeing with a shopping trip in London. As your private chauffeur drives you around the city's best shopping destinations, such as Knightsbridge and Covent Garden, see top London attractions such as Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, and the Houses of Parliament. Enjoy the flexibility of customizing your itinerary according to your preferences and benefit from local insight from your driver.
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  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$470.42
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$470.42
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British Museum & London City Center Westminster Guided Tour - Private Tour

British Museum & London City Center Westminster Guided Tour - Private Tour

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History buffs will be delighted by this historical tour of London, including the highlights of the British Museum. Alongside your private guide, witness a Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace, and see iconic landmarks such as Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Ensure you don’t miss the best of the British Museum on a guided tour of its 8 million-strong collection of artifacts. Private tour ensures undivided attention and the opportunity to customize your itinerary.   
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  • 5 hours to 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$170.83
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$170.83
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Full Day London Pick & Mix Customized Tour

Full Day London Pick & Mix Customized Tour

This is the London tour program that you desire. Your choices with no hassle and no time wasted and simply for the person who is tired of comparing agency tours only to find you always have to give up one thing for something else. Just pick the highlights you wish to see & visit from the list below and we will create your very private and bespoke dream itinerary in London with our APTG qualified blue badge tourist guides. Now you can have it all with "Tour it your way" Tell us what you want to see and we will carefully plan and customize your full-day London dream-tour with everything you can imagine Select from places like the Big Ben, London Eye, the British Museum, the Tower of London, St. Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey and many more. Transportation in the city is no problem at all. We will use our massive public transportation for you. No waiting in long lines - No traffic - More time for fun and frolic. Just ask us.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,034.80
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$1,034.80
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Private Day Tours in London

Private Day Tours in London

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The day tour will start at 10.30am at Charing Cross Underground station. I’ll start by showing you all the main attractions in London’s famous Westminster through an amazing walking tour. We’ll be seeing sights such as; Trafalgar Square, National Gallery, St James’ Palace and Park, Buckingham Palace, Churchill War Rooms, Westminster Abbey and the iconic London Eye. Afterwards you’ll enjoy a short brunch break and at a British cuisine. Afterwards I’ll take you to go and explore other famous parts of London including St paul’s Cathedral, Tate Modern Gallery, Tower Bridge and London Bridge while teaching you all the hidden tips and tricks of London. you’ll spend this time touring and exploring the best shopping centres, children’s play areas, pubs and party hangouts. Finally, we’ll end the tour at 4.30pm with a café trip where you’ll experience Britain’s classic popular treats and drinks In the end, on this day you'll get a tour guide, teacher, local expert but also a new friend.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$143.90
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$143.90

5-Day Best of England & Scotland Tour: London, Edinburgh, Manchester and more

5-Day Best of England & Scotland Tour: London, Edinburgh, Manchester and more

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See the best of England and Scotland, and leave all the planning to someone else, when you book this comprehensive, 5-day tour package. On the first day, discover London’s top highlights, from the Tower of London and the British Museum to St. Paul’s Cathedral and Buckingham Palace. Next, venture to academic Cambridge and continue north to York to see its famous Minster. From there, you’ll journey to Edinburgh and Glasgow, Manchester and the Lake District, and will explore Stratford-upon-Avon and Bicester Village. Accommodation, transit, tours, and select meals all included.
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  • 5 days
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$542.10
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Agatha Christie London Walking Tour

Agatha Christie London Walking Tour

Join this unique Agatha Christie London Walking Tour to see how the capital, its institutions and its people, inspired the Queen of Crime to create the stories that, so many adore. Dame Agatha Christie, is the best-selling novelist of all time with over 2 billion books to her name, and is also the world’s most successful female playwright. Her creations such as Hercule Poirot, and Miss Jane Marple are iconic characters who have captured the hearts and minds of millions of people from across the world.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$19.62
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$19.62
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