Antiquities Revealed

Closing soon! Ends Sunday 31 October 2021

From the vault of the museum’s collection, Antiquities Revealed showcases objects from ancient Greek, Roman and Egyptian civilisations, connecting you with the past and providing insights into daily life, personal dress, technology, beliefs, art and more.


Marvel at the tiny, the intricate and the well-loved items of everyday life from centuries ago. Move through the Mediterranean absorbing intriguing stories across space and time with more than 150 iconic objects.


From the pottery used in daily life to the exquisitely adorned bell kraters (large mixing vessels) to and fragments of mosaic pavement from Pompeii, see the remnants of peoples’ lives, passions, creativity and innovation.  


This exhibition is showing on Level 1 in the museum's new temporary gallery space adjacent to Pandora.


Admission to Antiquities Revealed is included with general entry. Entry to the museum is free for Annual Pass holders.

General entry tickets to the museum are available upon arrival to the museum or you can book online.



Teachers and educators, visit here to learn more about school excursions and access curriculum links. Team your ancient history experience with a visit to Ancient Rome: The Empire that Shaped the World


Download the exhibition Large Print Book (1831 KB) pdf document icon to enlarge the font of the exhibition display. Printed guides are also available from the admission counter to borrow during your visit.


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