Gods of Egypt
until Sunday 31 March 2019
The mystical world of the ancient Egyptian gods
until Thursday 30 April 2020
New research into an important archaeological collection
World-famous collection with mummies and mummy cases
Spectacular display on the museums 200-year history
The multi-faceted world of the ancient Greeks, Romans and Etruscans
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 more than 350 Dutch municipalities
The Dutch and the ancient Near East
Stunning stories about a remarkable collection
Activities & newsAll news
07 December 2018
Travelling exhibition to Japan
Starting in the spring of 2020, the National Museum of Antiquities is organising a travelling exhibition in Japan, in partnership with the Japanese company Tokyo Shimbun.
19 November 2018
Two new curators
Dr Jasper de Bruin will take up his position on 1 January as curator collection ‘The Netherlands in Roman times’. Dr Daniel Soliman will be taking up his post in mid-February as curator collection 'Egypt'.
04 September 2018
Unique Roman bowl exhibited for the first time
A unique new object has been placed on view, as from today, in the renovated galleries 'The Netherlands in Roman Times': a rare Roman bowl that was found in 2016 in Rijnsburg, South Holland.
09 July 2018
A new look at Julius Caesar
A 'new' face of Julius Caesar is currently on show in the National Museum of Antiquities.
Gods of Egypt
The mystical world of the ancient Egyptian gods comes to life in the large exhibition Gods of Egypt. It is entirely devoted to the ancient Egyptian pantheon and brings numerous treasures to the Netherlands. More than five hundred imposing sculptures of gods and goddesses, magical papyri, gold jewels and richly painted mummy cases, from museums in the Netherlands and abroad, demonstrate the enormous influence of the gods on the lives of the Ancient Egyptians.Go to exhibition