Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

 
 

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Malet Place, Bloomsbury, University College, London WC1E 6BT 
 
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Petrie Museum of Egyptian ArchaeologyThe Petrie Museum, located within University College London, is one of the largest and most fascinating collections of Egyptian archaeology anywhere in the world. There are over 80,000 artefacts showing the development of Egyptian culture, technology and daily life from prehistoric to Roman times. The collection includes the world's earliest surviving garment, a dress of around 2800BC. You'll find the museum which is open to the public on the first floor of the DMS Watson library.

 

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Gates To Egypt: Mapping Alternate WorldsGates To Egypt: Mapping Alternate Worlds24th September 2014Wednesday 24th September 2014 Where:
Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology,   Malet Place  University College    WC1E 6BT
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Gates To Egypt: Mapping Alternate Worlds
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DATES  Wednesday 24th September 2014 - 6pm-8pm
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Euston Square Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Warren Street Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arcade Car Parks
 
5 minutes walk
 
Russell Court NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £72  22% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 4 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. The location of this hotel in ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £47  25% off
130 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 4 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
With 330 rooms, this West End venue conforms to the Radisson brand, offering a wide choice of rooms, smart, modern surroundings - with Asian-influenced touches and ... More
 
 
 
Ambassadors Bloomsbury Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £53  33% off
12 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 4 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Just three minutes walk from Euston train station and ten minutes to Kings Cross St Pancras, the Ambassadors in Bloomsbury retains the façade of an old ... More
 
 
 
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The Wiener Library
London > Attractions > Museums
29 Russell Square, WC1B | 6 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
The Wiener Library is the world's oldest library dedicated to the study of the Holocaust, its causes and legacies. The library also hosts a regular programme ... More
 
 
 
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British Library
London > Attractions > Museums
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 9 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
With over 150 million items, a copy of every publication produced in the UK and Ireland, artwork by artists such as Antony Gormley and Eduardo Paolozzi, ... More
 
 
 
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British Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 10 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
 
 
 
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Wellcome Collection
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
183 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
A major cultural venue costing £30 million, the Wellcome Collection combines three galleries: 'Medicine Man', 'Medicine Now' and 'special exhibitions'. In addition you'll find the famous ... More
 
 
 
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St Pancras Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Completed in 1822, St Pancras Church was the most expensive church to be constructed since St Paul's was rebuilt after the Great Fire. This Greek Revival ... More
 
 
 
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Bolivar Hall at Venezuelan Embassy
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
54-56 Grafton Way, W1T | 4 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Part of the Venezuelan cultural complex located at 54 Grafton Way in Fitzrovia, London, Bolivar Hall first opened its doors to the public in 1986 as ... More
 
 
 
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Introducing The Ancient Maya To The Classroom: Workshop
London > Events > Business Events  Dates: Friday 29th August 2014 - 10am-5pm
Senate House Venue Hire, Malet Street, WC1E | 7 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
In preparation for the new primary history curriculum, a day workshop on the Ancient Maya is being held where teachers will be given the necessary knowledge ...More
 
 
 
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Evita
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th September to 1st November 2014
Dominion Theatre, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 11 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita comes to London's Dominion Theatre for 55 shows from September 2014. With a number of previous adaptations, including the ...More
 
 
 
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The Pajama Game
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd May to 13th September 2014
Shaftesbury Theatre, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 13 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Chichester Festival Theatre has a happy knack of bringing first class musical revivals to the West End - with 'Singin' in the Rain', 'Sweeney ...More
 
 
 
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Near Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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Bloomsbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 1 minute from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Owned and part-funded by University College London, the Bloomsbury was completed in 1968 on the site of a bomb-damaged church. The years have not been kind ... More
 
 
 
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The New Diorama Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15-16 Triton Street, Regents Place, Fitzrovia, London NW1 | 8 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
The New Diorama Theatre is an 80-seat performance space located in central London, close to Great Portland Street, dedicated to presenting the work of theatre companies ... More
 
 
 
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The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 8 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
As the name suggests, The Horse Hospital wasn't always the modern arts venue it is today. Once home to sick and injured horses - many references ... More
 
 
 
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Waterstone's - Gower Street
London > Shopping > Books
82 Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Waterstone's, one of the largest high street booksellers in the UK, is a relativenewcomer on the block. It first opened in Old Brompton Road, London, in1982 ... More
 
 
 
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Heal's
London > Shopping > House and Garden
196 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 5 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Though it was established in 1800 Heal's is renowned for its beautifully designed furniture, attractive modern decorations and hyper-modern kitchenware. The Heal's trademark has become synonymous ... More
 
 
 
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School of Life
London > Shopping > Specialists
70 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
The School of Life offers so much more than your average shopping experience. In fact, it doesn't do it justice to label it a mere shop ... More
 
 
 
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Peyton & Byrne
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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Ask! Pizza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
48 Grafton Way, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
A good pizza chain. Serves tasty large Italian pizzas, pasta and salads in light spacious restaurants. A reliable and quick meal option.... More
 
 
 
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Aston's Bar and Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Radison Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel, 130 Tottenham Court Road , Fitzrovia, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
The Radisson Blu Aston Bar and Restaurant is named after the Aston Martin racers who adopted it as a club back in the thirties. It still retains ... More
 
 
 
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Near Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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Slade School of Fine Art
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | Same location as Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Among the best regarded art schools in the world. The Slade is a fairly traditional school with an insistence on certain techniques within each undergraduate course, ... More
 
 
 
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The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, WC1H | 2 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
 
 
 
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School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 5 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
 
 
 
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Fitzroy Square Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 5 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Fitzroy Square is one of London's finest squares and the only London square designed by Robert Adam. It is named after Charles Fitzroy, 4th Duke of ... More
 
 
 
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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 10 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
 
 
 
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Queen's Head & Artichoke
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 - 32 Albany Street, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 9 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Located in a 16th-century coaching inn, this sweet little gastropub offers diners the choice of just nibbling on a little tapas, or going for a full ... More
 
 
 
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Lowdown at the Albany
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Lowdown at the Albany, 240 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 9 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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King & Queen
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Foley Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 9 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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Cosy Kettle
London > Nightlife > Bars
60 Chalton Street, NW1 | 7 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Hidden below the bustling Somers Town Coffee House, Cosy Kettle offers an intimate sanctuary away from the pub crowd. Opened in late 2013, the bar is ... More
 
 
 
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Shochu Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
37 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 8 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Shochu Lounge's mixture of of rustic wood and shiny twenty-first century fittings is very Japanese, as is the low, moody lighting, and the cocktails, which are ... More
 
 
 
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Drakes Tabanco
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Windmill Street, W1T | 8 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Drakes Tabanco opens on 7th October 2013. Serving fine and rare sherry wines straight from barrel, alongside a Spanish and British food menu, Drakes Tabanco is ... More
 
 
 
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Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
The historic headquarters of Quakers in Britain, Friends House in Euston has 23 function rooms including a large Meeting Hall which seats up to 1,100 guests. ... More
 
 
 
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Imagination Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Crescent, 25 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 7 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 9 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Club Remix
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 29th August 2014 

Bloomsbury Lanes 4 minutes walk from Petrie Museum Of Egyptian Archaeology

DJs play genre-mashing music and remixes of the latest music in a club night....More

Empire, Faith & Kinship: The Sikhs & The Great War
Exhibitions | Until 28th September 2014 

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) 5 minutes walk from Petrie Museum Of Egyptian Archaeology

Examining the contribution of Sikh soldiers in the First World War, Empire, Faith & Kinship: The Sikhs & The Great ...More

Friday Fusion: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 31st October 2014 

The Place 5 minutes walk from Petrie Museum Of Egyptian Archaeology

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German Jews and the First World War
Exhibitions | Until 2nd October 2014 

The Wiener Library 6 minutes walk from Petrie Museum Of Egyptian Archaeology

This exhibition at The Wiener Library examines the experience of Germany-Jewry during and after the First World War, by taking ...More

Introducing The Ancient Maya To The Classroom: Workshop
Business Events | Until 29th August 2014 

Senate House Venue Hire 7 minutes walk from Petrie Museum Of Egyptian Archaeology

In preparation for the new primary history curriculum, a day workshop on the Ancient Maya is being held where teachers ...More

Books About Town: Bloomsbury Trail
Books About Town: Bloomsbury Trail
Kids Events | Until 15th September 2014 

Various Venues, Bloomsbury 8 minutes walk from Petrie Museum Of Egyptian Archaeology

The Bloomsbury area has long been associated with literary types making it an ideal area for a Books About Town ...More

 
The Music of War: 1914-1918: Conference
Business Events | Until 31st August 2014 

British Library 9 minutes walk from Petrie Museum Of Egyptian Archaeology

Speakers from 12 countries will consider the contribution of music to the war, including government propaganda, commemoration, therapy, morale boosting ...More

Enduring War: Grief, Grit And Humour
Exhibitions | Until 12th October 2014 

British Library 9 minutes walk from Petrie Museum Of Egyptian Archaeology

This exhibition at the British Library showcases letters and diaries from serving soldiers and their relations as part of the ...More

Katharine Hoare: The Journey From Roman Britain To Anglo-Saxon England: Talk
Exhibitions | On 29th August 2014 

British Museum 10 minutes walk from Petrie Museum Of Egyptian Archaeology

A talk based on Ancient history....More

Germany divided - Baselitz and his generation
Germany divided - Baselitz and his generation
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

British Museum 10 minutes walk from Petrie Museum Of Egyptian Archaeology

Featuring over 90 works by some of the leading names in contemporary art, this exhibition of post-1945 prints and drawings ...More

 
 
 
 
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