To be seen again laterAll exhibitions
Saqqara: Living in a City of the Dead
until Sunday 2 August 2020
Small exhibition on religion in Ancient Egypt
until Sunday 11 October 2020
New research into an important archaeological collection
Archaeology and Tourism in the Holy Land
until Sunday 9 August 2020
Small photo exhibition about pre-war Palestine
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
Activities & news National Museum of AntiquitiesAll news
- 22 July 2019
Highlights Audio Guide
Take advantage of the free ‘Highlights Audio Guide’ and explore the 24 most magnificent pieces in our collection: from the Egyptian temple to the statue of a Roman emperor.
- 21 October 2019
Tour for children
A new tour for children from 7 years. They will see the Netherlands from prehistoric times, through the Roman conquest into the Middle Ages.
- 18 November 2019
New Head of Collections and Research
Dr Lucas Petit (b. 1973) was appointed Head of the Collections and Research Department of the National Museum of Antiquities as from 15 November 2019.
- 22 October 2019
A flint tool cased in a tar-like substance is evidence that the Neanderthals used complex technology. It is on display in the museum until 3 February 2020.
Opening soon: Romans along the Rhine
In the family exhibition Romans along the banks of the Rhine (opens when museum reopens), visitors of all ages can find out how people lived along the banks of the Rhine in the Netherlands 2,000 years ago. The river marked the limes, the northern boundary of the Roman Empire. In the exhibition you will see archaeological finds from fortresses and surrounding villages, such as swords, helmets and sandals, but also toys, ladies’ jewellery, and babies’ feeding bottles.Go to exhibition