Now in the National Museum of AntiquitiesAll exhibitions
until Thursday 30 April 2020
New research into an important archaeological collection
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.
- 16 July 2019
CT scans of Mummies
On 11 July 2019, the National Museum of Antiquities had CT scans made of an Egyptian human mummy and an animal mummy at the Academic Medical Centre (AMC) in Amsterdam.
- 01 July 2019
Acquisition of relief with Amazon
In the classical sculpture gallery on the first floor, visitors can see a remarkable acquisition for the collection: a marble relief from the time of the Roman emperors (AD 170-180).
- 26 April 2019
Excavations in Saqqara 2019
15 March 2019, a research team arrived in Egypt. They will carry out the annual excavation campaign at Saqqara. Read the weekly news-update: week 4, 5, 6.
Coming soon: Cyprus
The exhibition Cyprus: A Dynamic Island (11 October 2019 to 15 March 2020) tells the remarkable story of an island with over 12,000 years of history and culture. Cyprus was one of the most important hubs of ancient cultures in the Mediterranean. You can see approximately 400 objects, including 300 archaeological masterpieces from the national collections of Cyprus. Standing in the galleries are man-sized sculptures and portrait statues fashioned in marble and terracotta, colourful mosaics, gold jewellery, and a royal throne inlaid with silver.Go to exhibition