Now on displayAll exhibitions
5000 years of beads
until Sunday 7 May 2023
Small exhibition with hundreds of necklaces and beads
Living on the edge of the desert
until Sunday 9 April 2023
Nine photos about research into the Jordanian settlement of Udhruh
The multi-faceted world of Ancient Greece, Etruria, and the Roman Empire.
The Netherlands in Roman Times
Romans and local peoples meet each other along the Limes
Archaeology of the Netherlands
300,000 years of Dutch archaeological history
Archaeology from your back garden
Finds from over 350 Dutch municipalities
The Dutch and the ancient Near East
Stunning stories about a remarkable collection
Spectacular display on the museums 200-year history
World-renowned collection with mummies and mummy cases
Miniature masterpieces from the Content Family Collection
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21 March 2023
Excavations in Saqqara 2023
In February and March, an international research team will be in Egypt for the annual excavation campaign in Saqqara. Read the weekly news update.
Who are we?
At the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities you can explore the age-old civilisations of Egypt, the Classical World, the ancient Near East, and the Netherlands.
Stone Age mysteries in stereo
During this livestream tour of prehistory, secondary school students visit not only the RMO, but also the German Neanderthal Museum.
Are you a student or a researcher, or are you just interested in antiquity? Then come and have a look in our scientific library.
From 22 April: Kemet
The influence of ancient Egypt and Nubia is evident in the works of a multitude of musicians of African descent, including icons of jazz such as Miles Davis and Sun Ra and contemporary hip-hop artists such as Beyoncé and Rihanna. To understand the enduring appeal of ancient Egypt to these artists, the exhibition Kemet: Egypt in hip-hop, jazz, soul & funk embarks on a journey through music history. | On display from 22 April 2023Read more about Kemet