A civilisation that changed the world
21 September 2018 to 3 February 2019 | Temporary Gallery | Tickets on sale soon
The stories of Rome and its vast empire continue to captivate audiences almost 3000 of years after its foundation. Rome: City and Empire brings to Canberra more than 200 of the British Museum’s most engaging and beautiful Roman objects. They tell the story of how Rome grew from a series of small villages to become a mighty empire. Witness and grandeur of ancient Rome and appreciate the rich diversity of its peoples.
October to December 2018
Plan your school visit to take advantage of the Museum's Rome: City and Empire school programs, aligned with the Australian Curriculum. Teacher-guided, Museum-guided and after hours tours are available.
The presentation of this exhibition is a collaboration between the British Museum and the National Museum of Australia. Images © Trustees of the British Museum