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Frequently asked questions
The exhibition includes 150 authentic objects from the tomb of Tutankhamun and is the only exhibition to feature authentic objects from King Tut’s tomb.
The tour is self-guided so within Saatchi Gallery opening times, you may spend as much time as you like enjoying the exhibition. The average length of stay is between 60 and 90 minutes.
Please arrive promptly at the time displayed on your ticket. It may take up to 30 minutes to pass through security and enter the exhibition
Yes! The wonders of ancient Egypt are compelling to all ages and the exhibition will appeal to children of all ages.
We strongly recommend that you do not bring buggies to the show as they cannot be taken into the exhibition space.
Photography is permitted within the exhibition, however not with a flash, due to the sensitive nature of the artefacts.
Please be considerate to other visitors when taking photos.
The exhibition will ultimately travel to additional markets around the world before King Tut’s objects go on permanent display at the new Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Egypt.
Only guide dogs are permitted.
The Funerary Mask is at its home at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo and will eventually go on view with the entire Tutankhamun collection at the forthcoming Grand Egyptian Museum. It is a very popular object that travelled in the 1970s and many people have fond memories of it. Because it is such an iconic world treasure, the Egyptian government has decided it will never travel again so that it can remain for posterity.
The artefact you see in advertising for this exhibition is the Canopic Coffinette of Tutankhamun – a small vessel which was used to hold the internal organs. It is one of the 150 original artefacts which will be on display as part of the exhibition at Saatchi Gallery from 2 November 2019 – 3 May 2020.
Concession tickets can be purchased if you are:
Senior 55+ years old
Student with valid ID
Wheelchair/ ambulant (with free entry for one carer)
For more information about booking accessible and carer tickets please click here
The maximum size of bags permitted into the exhibition space is 40cm x 40cm x 50cm. All items and persons entering the Gallery will be subject to a search as part of our conditions of entry.
Coats and small bags can be left at the cloakroom for a fee. Pushchairs are not allowed in the exhibition space but can be left at the front entrance at own risk.
- Umbrellas – £1
- Coats – £2
- Bag – £3
Storage space at Saatchi Gallery is very limited, therefore we encourage visitors to avoid bringing bags and pushchairs where possible.
Please do not bring large luggage, suitcases, cabin bags, adult and/or child scooters, and other oversized objects to the exhibition. Wheeled suitcases, folding bicycles, adult and child scooters cannot be taken into the exhibition, and are not able to be stored within the cloakroom, regardless of their size and/or weight. Luggage storage is available at major rail stations, including Victoria Station which is a short tube ride, or a 20-minute walk from the Saatchi Gallery.
Please note that when maximum cloakroom capacity is reached the Museum cannot accept any more items.
All items deposited in the cloakroom must be collected before leaving the venue, there is no overnight storage.
All items in the cloakroom are left at owner’s risk.
You should receive your tickets about 1 month in advance. Please be aware that the latest to expect them is 5 days before the event. If you have any ticket related issues, please call Ticketmaster directly on 0333 321 9999.
Monday–Wednesday & Sunday: 9.00am – last entry 5.30pm
Thursday, Friday and Saturday: 9.00am – last entry 8.30pm
The average length of stay in between 60 and 90 minutes.
Yes, there is a box office on site. However, advanced booking is recommended as some sessions may sell out.
Unfortunately, possession of an ICOM membership does not cover free entry for this exhibition.
Yes, audio guides are available in English, Spanish, Mandarin and French. They can be purchased both on the door and when booking tickets