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Skeleton Science (Touring Exhibition)

31 January 2014 - 31 December 2016
Available to hire

Discover how scientists find out about the past by looking at skeletal remains and explore the fascinating work of bioarchaeologists.

This exhibition unlocks the secrets of our long dead ancestors, using clues from just the bones left behind. Trace the life of a skeleton from excavation right through to the laboratory; explore disease, injury, family relationships and incredible journeys.

Come face to face with a real ancient skeleton and see if you can spot some of the deadly diseases of the past.

With hands-on activities to test your skills, you will discover how cutting edge science is helping to solve some of the greatest archaeological and medical mysteries.

This exhibition is available for hire. If you are interested in finding out more please send us an email at archaeology.museum@durham.ac.uk