Petrie Museum

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Petrie Museum, University College London (entrance through DMS Library), Malet Place, Bloomsbury WC1E 6BT
0207 679 2884

Opening times and price

Opening hours:
1 PM to 5 PM (Tue-Sat)
Visiting hours are subject to change
Ticket cost:
Adults free entry
Time required:
A typical visit to Petrie Museum lasts 45-60 mins (approx)

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The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology in London The Petrie Museum, London

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The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology can be found in the grounds of the University of London.

It was started by the Victorian Amelia Edwards in the mid 19th-century, and expanded by the excavations of famous archaeologist William Petrie. It now has a vast collection of 80,000 objects.

The items come from both Egyptian and Sudanese history, and range from Roman burial finds in Hawara, to finds found at Amarna – the city of Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten.

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If you enjoy this then try: British Museum (walk it in 12 mins or catch a train from Goodge Street to Tottenham Court Road); Cleopatra’s Needle (walk it in 26 mins or catch a train from Goodge Street to Embankment) and Sir John Soane’s Museum (walk it in 18 mins or catch a train from Goodge Street to Holborn).

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