Witness the grandeur of the vast empire of ancient Rome and share stories of everyday life, worship, war, glory and death, through more than 200 beautiful objects from the British Museum. Exclusive to the National Museum of Australia, this is a rare opportunity to see these treasures in the Southern Hemisphere.
Tickets on sale now
21 September 2018 to 3 February 2019 | Temporary Gallery
$24 adult, $20 conc, $60 family, $12 child, $16 Friend
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Take our free self-guided Rome Audio Tour narrated by ABC broadcaster and history enthusiast Richard Fidler.
Our free Rome Audio Tour for Kids is a fun series of storytelling adventures with two teenage flies on the wall.
Available for download from the Museum’s app, The Loop, via Google Play or the App Store using our free wi-fi. Hire a device or purchase earbuds at the Information Desk.
Accessible versions are available through Conexu Foundation’s OpenAccess Tours app.
The presentation of this exhibition is a collaboration between the British Museum and the National Museum of Australia. Images © The Trustees of the British Museum