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Nice exhibits.

A small place but well worth a visit if you love all things ancient. I loved it and could see that... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dawn C
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Really interactive and educational trip out!

I have been here several times with my children as the volunteers make the experience an enjoyable... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2019
Michelle T
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University of Wales Swansea | Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, Wales
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A small place but well worth a visit if you love all things ancient. I loved it and could see that school visits would be good too. Bit odd finding parking. Walked up from some short distance in the rain. Exhibit not sign posted on...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Dawn C
Reviewed August 6, 2019

I have been here several times with my children as the volunteers make the experience an enjoyable one. There is plenty of activities to keep the children entertained. The activity back packs and torches are a great touch. Every time we head to Swansea we...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Michelle T
Reviewed August 5, 2019

We spent a damp Saturday afternoon with our 5 year old granddaughter in the Egypt Centre at Swansea University. What a fascinating place to visit, staffed with very knowledgeable volunteer guides whose enthusiasm was infectious. Although consisting effectively of only two rooms, the exhibits and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

Really good center/museum, lots of interest for all ages, the staff were amazing, we'll stocked shop with gifts for all price ranges, located on Swansea university campus, we found it easy to find and great fun. Would recommend.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank bigrob1978
Reviewed July 27, 2019 via mobile

Only had half an hour but the exhibits are very interesting with lots of interpretation. Also a lot of things for children to do, including mumifying someone (actually a dummy!).

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank DavidInDeal
Reviewed April 25, 2019

Well worth a visit to this free attraction that is run by volunteers. The guide (Victoria) was very helpful and was clearly enthusiastic about the subject, or you can wonder by yourself. Not a big place but OK artifacts.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank westis
Reviewed April 12, 2019

Once we had located the centre after parking up (a bit more signage would have been helpful) we made our way into the centre which is set over two levels - upstairs being the room in which the fosus is on life in ancient Egyotian...More

Date of experience: April 2019
3  Thank meeker77
Reviewed April 8, 2019

We had a tour of the Egypt centre this morning, it was so good I had to tell everyone about it. The guide Ken taking us around was so knowledgeable and made it all fascinating, we were shown all the things that the children can...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank hepe2017
Reviewed January 16, 2019

visits are free. staffed by a knowledgeable team of volunteers. very often visited by school groups. Ther are practical activities for children. Restaurant on site. You get personal tours with a guide who will explain so much.parking however can be a problem.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank colin s
Reviewed October 15, 2018

If you are in Swansea, and you have a couple of hours to spare, you can educate yourself with a visit to Swansea university, and go the their Egypt centre. They are very welcoming, and it is incredible the number of rare artefacts they have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank kelandchez
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June 4, 2019|
Response from Sue A |
In singleton boating Lake just walk through the University to get there
August 18, 2018|
Response from 898dougs | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so. It’s two big rooms with one upstairs. It doesn’t say they’re not.
Sharon J
July 26, 2018|
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Response from Syd H | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not have wheelchairs available, however the entire museum is wheelchair friendly.