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Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

| University College London, Malet Place, London WC1E 6BT, England
+44 20 7679 2884
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Fantastic artefacts and helpful staff

We visited over half term as my daughter is currently studying about Egypt so I thought it would be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Spencer V
Reading, United Kingdom

The museum is full of Egyptian artifacts. You can also find some well preserved skeletons. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bucharest, Romania
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| University College London, Malet Place, London WC1E 6BT, England
+44 20 7679 2884
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited over half term as my daughter is currently studying about Egypt so I thought it would be good for here. I am so pleased we visited even though it is not a big museum there are so many artefacts out on display and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is full of Egyptian artifacts. You can also find some well preserved skeletons. The history of Petrie's work is presented on the walls.

Thank IrinaS_608ZK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am in love with all things ancient Egyptian and this time in London, found the Petrie Museum open. I had never seen seen so many preDynastic pottery even in the Cairo Museum. Loved that I could open drawers (with plexiglass over the items) and...More

Thank ArtHistorytraveler
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This museum is for lovers of Egyptology and/or Archaeology as it basically is display upon display of artifacts. It was fascinating to see all these artifacts in one place and to think what life must have been like in ancient Egypt.

Thank Eva E
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This is by far one of the most kid friendly museums we have been to. A PHD student showed my son most of the major artifacts gave a hand out which kept him busy for almost an hour and since our visit he continues to...More

Thank Kcdc2006
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

If you love Egyptology then you have to visit this museum was even better then the British museum. Lots to see going back over 6000yrs of history. Was on my must see list. One word Amazing

Thank Andrew O
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

I've visited the museum and it was really nice. Small but full of interessting sculptures and clay pots. I remember the sarcophagus and it was insulated and I need some time to find it. But if you are interessted in the old egypt, go there!

Thank macavity12
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Lovely museum, just around the corner from the British. If you love Egypt and are interested in archaeology, you'll love Petrie museum and its vintage, packed aisles.The staff is very polite and informative, there's a lot to do for children and adults as well. Different...More

Thank rebecca t
Reviewed 25 February 2017

An extremely comprehensive collection of Egyptian artefacts displayed in a very traditional manner. Some excellent material for anyone with a very specific interest. Bead displays are interesting - and the displays challenge the collection policy. Staff very helpful

Thank Madalyn H
Reviewed 17 February 2017

really good museum small but very good collection feels like a museum would of been 100 years ago, Worth a visit after the BM.

Thank stevenbyrne77
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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