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Join us as we travel around the globe, reading a different book each month with the Museum Friends' Time Traveller's Book Club, on the last Tuesday of each month. Free and exclusive to Museum Friends. We meet in the Friends Lounge. Bookings essential. See Plan your visit for more on our COVID safety measures.

Time Traveller's Book Club – The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides 431–404 BC Time: 11am–12pm Date: Tuesday 30 November 2021 Ticket information: Free, bookings essential Ticket information: Book tickets

Join us via Zoom as we discuss one of the most famous and moving works of history from the ancient Greeks, in conjunction with our upcoming exhibition, Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes. This book is a brilliant account of a civil war between Athens and Sparta. Hosted by Dr Mike Smith AM. Exclusive to Friends. Join Friends

Our book club host

Our book club conversations are led by Dr Mike Smith AM. Mike is a pioneering desert archaeologist who established the National Museum's Centre for Historical Research. He is a Professor at Flinders University in South Australia and an Honorary Associate Professor at the Australian National University in Canberra.

A book with a yellow cover. It has black text on it which reads

The Gold Colonies of Australia

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