Facilities and services

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

The study room is open:
Tuesday–Thursday 10.30–13.00 and 14.0016.00.

The library is open:
Monday–Friday 10.0013.00 and 14.0016.45.

Please note that the study room and the library will exceptionally be closed Monday 7 December – Friday 11 December 2015.

Please note that the study room and the library will be closed during the Christmas break Monday 21 December 2015– Monday 4 January 2016.

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.