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The Egypt Centre welcomes individuals, school parties and organised group visits of all ages and abilities. We also organise themed workshops and activities for children and adults throughout the year.

We work closely with schools throughout the area.

We also work with the Department of Classics, Ancient History and Egyptology to deliver undergraduate and MA modules and on employability and widening participation schemes.

Visit for free as a general visitor:


 We have two galleriesThe House of Life and the House of Death.

  The House of Life contains contains artefacts associated with the everyday life of the ancient Egyptians including objects from the royal site of Amarna,  jewellery, tools and weapons, even children’s toys. Hands-on activities include senet, handling real Egyptian artefacts and writing your name in  hieroglyphs.

 The House of Death contains has artefacts associated with death and religion in ancient Egypt including the coffin of a lady musician, mummified animals  and copies of the Book of the Dead. Hands-on activities include mummification, senet and pyramid puzzles. 

 Free audio trails are always available and for a small charge vistors can purchase trails or Explorer Packs.


Book as an organised group with volunteer led activities:


We offer educational activities suitable for a range of ages and abilities, from foundation phase through to adult education. 

See the links on the left for the different groups. 

There is a small charge for this service, to see charges please see the following link.