Scary Halloween Tales, at the Petrie Museum (Oct 2016)

, University College London (entrance through DMS Library), Malet Place, Bloomsbury, London 51.524772 -0.133427
Dates & Time:
6 PM to 8.30 PM
Tickets & Cost:
Free, but booking is essential
Note: This event is suitable for anyone aged 18 and over
0207 679 2884
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Where better to spend Halloween than inside the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, listening to some spooky stories? ...let's hope the exhibits don't come to life and kill you (don't worry, they won't — it's mostly pots and rocks)

Your hosts for the evening will be the Egyptologists John J Johnston and Amara Thornton, who will choose a suitably spooky corner of the museum to read a few (true) tales about living mummies and other Egyptian beasties.

P.S.: If you die of fright then you won't get a refund.


 Guest – “Hi there, is this suitable for children? Sid”

Admin – “Hi Sid. They recommend 18 and over, so its no good for kids”

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Craig’s review – “The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology is a bit of a weird one. It's right inside the grounds of University College London so you have to stroll past all the students to get to it. There are millions of them! It is student central around there and you feel a bit out of place amongst all the scruffy kids with bags and books. And being a university museum, it keeps v… continued”

Read Craig’s Petrie Museum review

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