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Colour photo of shabti figures arranged in rows
UCL Museums digital guides
12th Oct 2020
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Colour photo of human shaped shabti figures
Our museums have reopened!
2nd Oct 2020
We've been working hard behind-the-scenes to make our museums open for you to visit, with reduced opening times, safety measures and pre-booking in place. The Grant Museum and Petrie Museum are open to the public on SaturdaysWe are happy to announce that the Grant Museum of Zoology and the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology are reopening to the public every Saturday from 1pm – 5pm.  Book tickets for the Grant MuseumBook tickets for the Petrie MuseumUCL WednesdaysUCL students and staff can now enjoy free and exclusive access to the Grant Museum, Petrie Museum and UCL Art Museum on campus every Wednesday from 1pm - 5pm.Find out more MediaCentral Widget Placeholderhttps://mediacentral.ucl.ac.uk/Player/IA017if0 How we’re keeping you safeTier 2 COVID alert level (high)London is currently at Tier 2 COVID alert level (high). Please only visit the museum with members of your household and support bubble, and avoid mixing with groups outside of your householdIn each of our museums we’ve installed sanitising stations, our staff will be wearing face coverings and we’ve temporarily removed any drawing materials and shared items. We’re keeping visitor numbers low and we’ve set-up one-way routes for you to follow.In return, you’ll need to wear a face covering inside our museums and when moving around the UCL campus (unless you are not able to for personal reasons).  As in other public spaces, you need to keep 2m away from other visitors and if you develop any symptoms of Covid-19 after your visit, please contact NHS Test & Trace.Bloomsbury Theatre and StudioDue to Covid-19 the Bloomsbury Theatre and Studio is temporarily closed. However, you can now book tickets for some of our 2021 performances including Julian Clary, Larry Dean and Jenny Eclair. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!Find out moreExperience UCL Culture from homeIn the meantime, you can experience our museums from home. You can also sign-up to our monthly e-newsletter and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. [[{"fid":"14303","view_mode":"small","fields":{"format":"small","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"Good to go icon ","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":"","field_caption_heading[und][0][title]":"","field_caption_heading[und][0][url]":"","field_caption[und][0][value]":"","field_float_left_right[und]":"none","field_file_image_decorative[und]":"0"},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"1":{"format":"small","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"Good to go icon ","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":"","field_caption_heading[und][0][title]":"","field_caption_heading[und][0][url]":"","field_caption[und][0][value]":"","field_float_left_right[und]":"none","field_file_image_decorative[und]":"0"}},"attributes":{"height":"250","width":"250","class":"media-element file-small"}}]]
Ask a Curator
#AskACurator day on 16 Sept
7th Sep 2020
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Colour photo of four laughing women sitting together in rows
Volunteer with UCL Culture
12th Aug 2020
UCL is home to a family of world-class museums, galleries and theatres. From art to animals, archaeology to performance, science and beyond.We’re currently looking for new volunteers to join our Museum Visitor Services team who work across the Grant Museum of Zoology, Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL Art Museum and UCL Pathology Museum.From the end of September 2020, we’ll be opening some of our museums again to the public on Saturdays, with safety measures and pre-booking in place. We will also be offering slots for the Grant Museum, Petrie Museum and UCL Art Museum on Wednesdays for UCL students and staff.As a volunteer you’ll get training in everything from delivering talks to object handling, support with career development and job references. We reimburse travel expenses for zones 1 – 6 and you can choose how many shifts you do each month. Read our behind-the-scenes blog on what it is like to be a volunteer.We will be giving preference for this opportunity to UCL students and local residents. Don’t worry if you come from further afield though – we’ll consider applications from anyone who’s keen to spend time with us.VacancyDeadlineApply nowMuseum Front of House VolunteerMonday 31st August 2020[[{"fid":"14219","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default"},"link_text":"Find out more","type":"media","field_deltas":{"1":{"format":"default"}},"attributes":{"class":"file media-element file-default"}}]] [[{"fid":"9131","view_mode":"xl","fields":{"format":"xl","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"Colour photo of four laughing women sitting together in rows ","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":"","field_caption_heading[und][0][title]":"","field_caption_heading[und][0][url]":"","field_caption[und][0][value]":"","field_float_left_right[und]":"none","field_file_image_decorative[und]":"0"},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"1":{"format":"xl","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"Colour photo of four laughing women sitting together in rows ","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":"","field_caption_heading[und][0][title]":"","field_caption_heading[und][0][url]":"","field_caption[und][0][value]":"","field_float_left_right[und]":"none","field_file_image_decorative[und]":"0"}},"attributes":{"height":"967","width":"1454","class":"media-element file-xl"}}]] 
Creating colours from coalfields
Exploring the Unknown
6th Jul 2020
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