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Birmingham Egyptology

Museum Collections Centre Open Day

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Sunday 18th August, 11am-5pm (last entry at 4pm)

BMAG MCC The museum collections centre will open its doors this weekend to allow visitors to take a look around their hidden treasures. The theme this year focuses on animals and nature, and visitors will be able to see some of the museums vast natural history collection. This collection includes a large amount of animals that were once native to the ancient Egyptian landscape, such as horned vipers and cobras. Also on display is a representative selection of BMAG’s ancient Egyptian antiquities. In total the museum houses over 7000 artefacts related to Egypt, of which the highlights from the collections centre will be on display this Sunday. Entry is free and trains run direct to Duddeston train station from University or New Street. The collections centre is a 4 minute walk from the station. Further directions can be found here: http://www.bmag.org.uk/events?id=2552

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