Ancient Egypt

Local private collectors donated precious artefacts to the museum in the early 20th century. Using the gallery displays, we compare British Bronze Age crafts with those of the Ancient Egyptians.

Ancient Egypt Medley all-day workshop

Ideal for two classes, but can be booked for one class or even three. Includes a tour of the artefacts, a selection of crafts, object handling and/or a visit to the Big Dig. 

Ancient Egypt (am or pm)

Learn about the Ancient Egyptians through real and replica objects and hands-on activities. You can choose from a tour of the artefacts, mummification reeneactment, a visit to the Big Dig and writing on papyrus.

Booking your visit

Booking your visit is easy, please contact a member of the education team. To find out how, click more.


Loan boxes

Loan boxes are available for all the subjects we cover. The boxes contain a mixture of real and replica objects for handling and display together with information, photographs and suggested classroom activities supporting Key Stage Two curriculum, but can be used with any age.