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What’s on today


Family activity
Saturday, November 4, 2017

Explore some of the oldest objects in the Oriental Museum collection from the Indus Valley and make an Indus wheeled cart.

Friday, October 20, 2017 - Sunday, January 14, 2018

‘I like beauty. I love beauty. I worship beauty in all its earthly forms’. Thus spoke Malcolm MacDonald, whose adventures as a politician, diplomat and colonial administrator were perhaps only equalled by his passionate enthusiasm for the arts and collecting.

Family activity
Monday, October 16, 2017 - Thursday, December 21, 2017

Drop in to the Oriental Museum to see up close the real artefacts that inspired Charlotte’s adventure in “Teacup Travels”.

Friday, September 29, 2017 - Sunday, January 28, 2018

Reconstructing the Kasthamandap and its past after the 2015 Nepal Earthquake

Permanent gallery
Friday, February 26, 2016 - Thursday, December 31, 2020

This gallery was refurbished and redesigned in February 2016. It is named after man responsible for the founding of the Oriental Museum, Professor T.W. Thacker and is home to the highlights of the Ancient Egyptian collection.