Current Exhibitions


Tales of transformation

Lego Pompeii

Pompeii, destroyed by Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, will be brought back to life through the modelling medium of LEGO

Death Magic

Death in Ancient Egypt was a magical experience


Remembering Roman Lives

The Art of Storytelling

Theatrical artefacts from ancient Greece and Rome

The Sky and the Sea

Art in Ancient Cyprus

The Etruscans

In popular imagination the Etruscans are the very stuff of fantasy, myth and legend

Actors, Athletes and Academics

Life in Ancient Greece through the writings of playwrights, historians, philosophers and poets

Tombs, tells and temples: excavating the Near East

Artefacts from the Nicholson collection excavated from the famous sites of Jericho, Tell Brak, Pella, Tell al-Ajjul, Harappa, Ur, Ninevah and Nimrud