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Egypt Centre

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Address: University of Wales Swansea | Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, Wales
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+44 1792 295960

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A credit to the University

Had a tour of this wonderful museum this morning, I was amazed to find this little gem so close to home, full of amazing artefacts. The staff and volunteers are a credit to the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a tour of this wonderful museum this morning, I was amazed to find this little gem so close to home, full of amazing artefacts. The staff and volunteers are a credit to the University and I look forward to the monthly guest lectures.

Thank richardjones1994
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many people in Swansea don't even know of the Egypt centre, and I feel they are missing out. The exhibits and the well informed staff make this place- I learnt stuff I never knew. I highly recommend visiting this place, if you're ever in the area.

1 Thank Hullaballoon
Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

We visited here ( Saturday 7th January ) after hearing many good things from our student son. On arrival, we met some enthusiastic young staff, two of whom gave us a hands on experience of mummifying a body! For children of such a young age ( 10 or 11?), they had so much enthusiasm and knowledge, it was a joy... More 

1 Thank 2IS2
Swansea County, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

staff are super friendly and helpful, The exhibits are interesting, but the best thing g about this centre is that they do activity day for children in the school holidays which run over 2 days or 3 days which are run by volunteers who's knowledge is outstanding.

Thank Mythen73
Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We have visited the Egypt Centre at Swansea University a number of times and find it fascinating. A great amount of detail about mummification and many exhibits from ancient Egypt. There is also a small shop with a range of unusual items. Then, upstairs, you can have a coffee and a snack in the Taliesin theatre bar.

Thank Michael_SF6310RH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

I have visited the Egypt Centre many times, with friends, family and by myself. The staff are the most wonderful people, the other volunteers are so knowledgable and approachable, and the museum itself is great! So much love and energy goes into the Egypt Centre, and you feel that as soon as you approach. The staff, volunteers and visitors just... More 

Thank Olivia K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

A truly brilliant afternoon. As someone with a passing interest in Egyptology, I am always keen to further my knowledge. My daughter and I were immersed in the culture of ancient Egypt for several hours and able to handle objects several thousand years old. On hand to explain and demonstrate aspects of Egyptian heritage, were a group of extremely knowledgeable,... More 

Thank Graeme N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Few people seem aware of the Egypt centre which means it is not crowded and the children can see and access everything. It is designed to give a real experience of things Egyptian and our children were astonished that they were allowed to handle genuine ancient artefacts. The disembowelling experience was totally thrilling! The guides are great and hit exactly... More 

1 Thank grannywalescc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We went to the Egypt centre with 2 children aged 6 and 7. The volenteers are so welcoming and informative. They actively encourage the children to get involved with the activities. The activities are informative and fun. We had a lovely couple of hours there and I'm sure the kids will be talking about it for a while.

1 Thank Sean And Claire D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Free to get in, gratuity asked for. Very informative immersive experience. Perhaps not for very small children as the whole mummification process is gone through in detail!!

2 Thank Ben M

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