Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Open House London UCL (University College London)

Gower Street WC1E 6BT   Sat 17th and Sun 18th September 

@ Sat 10am-4pm. Regular tours every 20-30 mins from information point (Front Quad, Gower Street), taking in Front Quad, Cloisters, Flaxman Gallery and Jeremy Bentham. General access to Strang Print Room and Petrie Museum (both accessed via Malet Place). Max 30 on tours. C D T The third oldest university in England, founded in 1826. Neo-Grecian central portico is its famous landmark, and generally recognised as William Wilkins’ greatest work (1827-9). Main campus includes Strang Print room, with over 10,000 fine art objects, and Petrie Museum of Egyptian and Sudanese archaeology and tours of the UCL’s Archaeology Collections. Tube: Euston Square, Goodge Street; Rail: Euston; 10,18,24,29,30,