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Sideview of the head of a sarcophagus with a family looking on in the distance.

© A sarcophagus in the Ancient Egypt gallery.

Museum Stories: ancient Egypt

© A sarcophagus in the Ancient Egypt gallery.

Find out more about our ancient Egyptian collections and meet the staff working behind the scenes at this in-person study day.
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Suitable for:

First and Second level. P4-P7


What will we do?

Pupils will find out more about ancient Egypt, and discover some of the secrets of our ancient Egyptian collection during this special study day.  They will meet our curators, learn about their jobs and career pathways and challenge them to a quiz.   The learning continues with a visit to our ancient Egypt gallery and the opportunity to get hands on with real and replica objects in our object handling session.

Length of session:

60 minute auditorium show plus 45 minute handling box session. 


£5 per pupil. 


Each class has a bespoke timetable for their day, to be advised upon booking. 


Dates available:


  • Wednesday 5  FULLY BOOKED

Curriculum links:

SOC-2-03a   SOC 1 –04SOC 2-04a   SOC 2-06a 

Sustainable Development Goals:

4, 8

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