Facilities and services

The Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan offers a number of services to the public.

The study room is open weekdays:
Monday 14.00–16.30
Tuesday–Friday 10.00–16.30.

Note our new opening hours to examine objects from 6 July 2015 onwards:
Tuesday to Thursday 10.30–16.00.
The library will be open Monday–Friday 10.00–16.45.

The study room will exceptionally be closed from Wednesday 8 July to Friday 10 July 2015 on the occasion of the Annual Egyptological colloquium.

An appointment-only system is in operation. Please contact the department for an appointment.

On arrival at the Museum, please go to the Information Desk in the Great Court and telephone the number given to you by the member of staff who made the appointment, who will then arrange to meet you. The entrance to the department is on the East staircase.

Tours of the reserve and study collection are occasionally offered to groups of students and societies, including the British Museum Friends. Please contact the department for more information.

School parties should contact the Department for Learning and Audiences for details on events related to Ancient Egypt and Sudan.