Ancient Egypt gallery

Learn about mummification and see Egyptian artefacts from The British Museum.

Ancient Egyptian decorated coffin with golden female face and headdress

Dates

Permanent

Visitor information

Times

During museum opening hours


Location

1st floor


Price

Donations welcome (free entry)

About

The Egyptian gallery is really special – not only because of the large number of perfectly preserved artefacts it contains, but for the huge variety of objects on display.

Here you can marvel at enormous stone statues, tiny lucky charms, precious burial goods and entire coffins.

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Funders

The British Museum The British Museum