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Malet Place, Bloomsbury, University College, London WC1E 6BT
 
 
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Tue to Sat 1pm-5pm,by appointment only to researchers on Mondays | Closed Christmas & Easter holidays
 
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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, colourful tiles, carvings and frescoes from many important Egyptian and Nubian settlements and burial sites. You'll find the museum which is open to the public on the first floor of the DMS Watson library.

 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  27% 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. Located just a three-minute walk from ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £82  25% off
130 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 4 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
3 Cardington Street, NW1 | 4 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Though this hotel is in one of the capital's busiest areas, a major public transport hub just outside the Congestion Charge Zone, its peaceful backstreet location ... More
 
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Museums
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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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London > Attractions > Museums
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 10 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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Wellcome Collection
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
183 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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54-56 Grafton Way, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, Euston Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | 5 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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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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London > Shopping > Books
82 Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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196 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 5 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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11 Howland Street, Marylebone, London W1T | 5 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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Wellcome Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
183 Euston Road 2nd floor, Euston, NW1 | 3 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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81-103 Euston Street, NW1 | 3 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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No.114 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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Slade School of Fine Art
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UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | Same location as Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 2 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 5 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 7 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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30 - 32 Albany Street, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 9 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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240 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 9 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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Simmons Fitzrovia
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Maple Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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70 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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93 Charlotte Street, W1T | 6 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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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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The Rathbone Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 8 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More
 
 
 
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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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