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Swaffham Museum


"The Tomb" "The Tomb"

The Carter Connection Gallery

Howard Carter's family was from Swaffham and he spent much of his childhood growing up in  the town.  Our gallery explores his link with Swaffham and the finding of the tomb of Tutankhamun in 1922.  

This gallery provides lots of  information about Carter and the Ancient Egyptians plus engaging activities for children.  Hear Howard Carter reading from his diary and see Egyptian artefacts from the time of Tutankhamun on loan to us from the British Museum.