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 June 29, 2015, onwards:
Tuesday-Thursday 10.00-16.30.

The study room will exceptionally be closed on Wednesday 8 July 2015.

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.