Whatâ€™s on today
Astrolabes were used to help people navigate using stars. Come and see the museum astrolabe and make a glow in the dark starry picture.
Little Dragons, our group for children under 5 and their families, offers in-person sessions at the Oriental Museum. Booking essential.
The ancient Egyptian king Amunhotep III was the grandfather of the famous boy king Tutankhamun.
The ancient cities and monuments of the Taxila Valley form a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Pakistan. The focus of excavations by the British archaeologist, Sir John Marshall in the early 20th century, these investigations were recorded in a detailed photographic archive.
Pioneering archaeologist Dame Kathleen Kenyon (1906-1978) excavated at the site of Ancient Jericho and established it as one of the oldest cities in the world.