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  • Open today 9am–5pm
  • Free general admission

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.

School programs

The National Museum is offering Rome: City and Empire school programs aligned with the Australian Curriculum.

Students can explore how the Empire was won and held, witness the grandeur of Rome, and understand and celebrate the rich diversity of her peoples.

Teacher-guided tours are available until Friday 21 December 2018.

We are moving to a new booking system and are not taking new bookings until 14 January 2019.

More on school bookings

Teacher-guided: 15 October to 21 December 2018, Monday to Friday, 9am, 10am, 12pm and 2pm

  • Teachers lead students through a one-hour self-guided tour
  • Curriculum: History, Years 5 to 12 and general introduction
  • Cost: $10 per student


Bookings are essential for all Rome: City and Empire programs. Please book as early as possible.

Request a booking online and we will be in touch to confirm arrangements.

Contact us

For detailed program information including availability and procedures, contact:

Bookings Officer | (02) 6208 5345 |

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