Under 16s visit the exhibition free when accompanied by a paying adult. Maximum of 6 children per paying adult.
Exhibition family days
Priority exhibition entry for you and your family plus free
family activities, including sessions in the Samsung Digital
Discovery Centre and the Paul Hamlyn Library.
Book exhibition tickets in advance.
Activities free, just drop in.
Discover more in the exhibition
Enjoy a special introductory film made exclusively for young visitors and take part as a family in an interactive trail through the trials of the underworld. A Family Multimedia Guide (£3) and an audio description guide (free, English only) are also available.
Download family guides to the exhibition
A free, varied programme of hands-on activities, including Egyptian storytelling, hieroglyph and scarab badge-making workshops, on weekends and holidays during the exhibition run.
The British Museum shops stock a range of products
by the exhibition including gifts, books, jewellery and souvenirs
for the whole family. See children's books
22 December 2010, 11.00–12.00
Meet British Museum curator and author Richard Parkinson
in the Great Court Shop, where he will be signing copies of
Open 09.00–17.30 daily,
until 21.00 on Thursdays
Purchase a children’s lunchbox and one sandwich or baguette or salad, and receive a free tea or coffee, when you present your exhibition ticket.
Open 10.00–17.00 daily,
next to Room 12
A family-friendly menu and children’s lunchboxes. Family sharing platters available for families of all sizes, when you present your exhibition ticket.
The Mummy Lunchbox
Includes sandwiches, apple, juice, a cookie
and a special gift. From Court Cafés and the Gallery Café.
Offers run from 4 November 2010 to 6 March 2011 and are subject to availability.