Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

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Top 4% of attractions in London
7 / 10

6 expert reviews

“[T]he museum boasts a wonderfully evocative array of finds from the land of the pharaohs, including jewelry, pots, papyrus documents, frescoes, carvings, and some of the...oldest surviving clothes.”

– Frommer's

Fodor's
"If you don't get your fill of Egyptian artifacts at the British Museum, you can see more in the neighboring Petrie Museum, located on the first floor of the DMS Watson library" Full review
Time Out
"Where the British Museum’s Egyptology collection is strong on the big stuff, the Petrie is an extraordinary selection of minutiae " Full review
Frommer's
"Britain made a lot of mistakes when it comes to Egypt, and not just with Suez. Almost as soon as “explorers” could break into ancient tombs, they would lose track of thousands of things..." Full review
Lonely Planet
"With some 80,000 artefacts, this is one of the most impressive collections of Egyptian and Sudanese archaeology in the world. The old-fashioned displays in glass cases and outdated..." Full review

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