An interdisciplinary project incorporating items drawn from across the University’s vast, largely unseen collections and teaching resources.
Explore taxidermy’s relationship to the science of taxonomy in the 19th century.
A new exhibition exploring life in Ancient Greece through the writings of playwrights, historians, philosophers and poets.
This exhibition celebrates the Cypriot archaeological collections of the Nicholson Museum
Housed in historic cedar cabinets within the Victorian surrounds of the Macleay Building, this exhibition is a unique opportunity to peek at the extraordinary diversity of the Macleay collections.
50 Objects 50 Stories is not about the most important, or the most beautiful things in the Nicholson Museum. Rather, the objects with a story to tell.
The exhibition looks at Egypt through the eyes of Herodotus. Mummified cats, birds and crocodiles are on display, as well as three of the Nicholson's mummies.
This exhibition brings together painting tools, ochres, shields, spears and clubs that all have their provenance in Aboriginal language regions of New South Wales, such as the Bundjulung, Wiradjuri and Dharug.
In popular imagination the Etruscans are the very stuff of fantasy, myth and legend. Who are they, where did they come from and what does their language mean?
Artefacts from the Nicholson's own collection, excavated from the famous sites of Jericho, Tell Brak, Pella, Tell al-Ajjul, Harappa, Ur, Ninevah and Nimrud form the cornerstone of this exhibition.