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National Museum of Australia, Canberra | 17 December 2021 to 1 May 2022 | Costs apply

Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes explores competition through sport, politics, drama, music and warfare, illuminated by more than 170 objects from the British Museum.

Explore and celebrate all things Greek by taking an audio tour or attending special events including a symposium, Greek festival day and pop-up talks.

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Celebrating Greek-Australian communities

Learn about the people and groups helping to develop Ancient Greeks programs and events.

Museum Friends

Join or renew your membership to receive a free exhibition ticket and access to exclusive events.

Ancient art in colour

Our Paint Phila interactive touchscreen imaginatively recreates an ancient Greek artwork.

Ancient Greeks audio tours

Join us behind the scenes for the background on our tours with hosts including Patricia Karvelas.

The presentation of Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes is a collaboration between the British Museum, Western Australian Museum, National Museum of Australia, and Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum.

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Banner image: Fragment of a sarcophagus (detail), Klazomenai (modern Urla), Turkey, about 525–515 BCE. © Trustees of the British Museum, 2021. All rights reserved

Homepage banner image: Kylix (drinking cup) (detail), about 500–490 BCE. © The Trustees of the British Museum, 2021. All rights reserved

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