Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology  

 
 
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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 £74  21% 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 £83  39% 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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The Wiener Library
London > Attractions > Museums
29 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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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
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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 and fascinating cultural venue, the Wellcome Collection combines three galleries: 'Medicine Man', 'Medicine Now' and 'special exhibitions'. In addition you'll find the famous Wellcome ... 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, Fitzrovia, London 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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John Shuttleworth's Back
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Saturday 26th September 2020 - 8pm
Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, 15 Gordon Street, WC1H | 1 minute from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, 183 Euston Road, NW1 | 2 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Turn that frown upside down and put on your happy face. The Wellcome Collection explores happy feelings in 2020. For five months, the On Happiness season ...More
 
 
 
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Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, 183 Euston Road, NW1 | 2 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Replacing Medicine Now as a permanent display at the Wellcome Collection, Being Human is a free exhibition which takes a fresh approach to health, science, art ...More
 
 
 
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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 Magic Circle
London > Entertainment >
12 Stephenson Way, NW1 | 3 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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RADA - Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Malet Street, WC1E | 3 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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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 relative newcomer on the block. It first opened in Old Brompton Road, London, ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > House and Garden
196 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 5 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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London > Shopping > Specialists
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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The Savannah Bar and Restaurant
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81-103 Euston Street, NW1 | 3 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
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
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | Same location as Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London 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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London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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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
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25-33 Berners Street, W1T | 9 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 7 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
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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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London > Nightlife > Pubs
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
The folks that brought you Simmons King's Cross and Simmons Camden have now made their way to Fitzrovia with whimsical watering hole Simmons Fitzrovia. Serving ... More
 
 
 
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Bubbledogs
London > Nightlife > Bars
70 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Having originally opened back in 2012, Bubbledogs - London's only champagne and hot dog bar - relaunched in 2019 with a fresh revamp and a brand-new ... More
 
 
 
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Vijay's Bar & Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
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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On Happiness
On Happiness
Exhibitions | Until 4th October 2020 

Wellcome Collection 2 minutes walk from Petrie Museum Of Egyptian Archaeology

Turn that frown upside down and put on your happy face. The Wellcome Collection explores happy feelings in 2020. For ...More

 
Wellcome Collection: Being Human
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Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2021 

Wellcome Collection 2 minutes walk from Petrie Museum Of Egyptian Archaeology

Replacing Medicine Now as a permanent display at the Wellcome Collection, Being Human is a free exhibition which takes a ...More

 
Arctic: Culture and Climate
Arctic: Culture and Climate
Exhibitions | Until 23rd August 2020 

British Museum 10 minutes walk from Petrie Museum Of Egyptian Archaeology

On of the earth's coldest regions, the Arctic and its indigenous peoples, come under the spotlight at a major British ...More

 
The Prince of Egypt
The Prince of Egypt
Theatre | Until 31st October 2020 

Dominion Theatre 11 minutes walk from Petrie Museum Of Egyptian Archaeology

With new musical numbers and lavish sets, The Prince of Egypt brings a glittering production based on the Dreamworks film ...More

 
Jesus Christ Superstar: The Concert
Theatre | Until 27th September 2020 

Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park 15 minutes walk from Petrie Museum Of Egyptian Archaeology

Timothy Sheader directs a concert staging of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's biblical musical with choreography by Drew McOnie. ...More

Carousel
Theatre | Until 19th September 2020 

Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park 15 minutes walk from Petrie Museum Of Egyptian Archaeology

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre is well known for its must-see musicals, and the 2020 season begins and ends with ...More

Open Air Theatre
Open Air Theatre
Theatre | Until 19th September 2020 

Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park 15 minutes walk from Petrie Museum Of Egyptian Archaeology

A mainstay of summer in London, the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens its gates for another season of al ...More

 
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Theatre | Until 24th January 2021 

Palace Theatre 16 minutes walk from Petrie Museum Of Egyptian Archaeology

From the 36,000 retweets Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling got when she announced the ...More

 
Beethoven 250
Beethoven 250
Concerts | Until 1st December 2020 

Wigmore Hall 16 minutes walk from Petrie Museum Of Egyptian Archaeology

December 2020 marks the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth and to celebrate the occasion Wigmore Hall presents its special season, ...More

 
Les Miserables
Les Miserables
Theatre | Until 17th October 2020 

Sondheim Theatre 17 minutes walk from Petrie Museum Of Egyptian Archaeology

Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by ...More

 
 
 
 
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