Now on displayAll exhibitions
Magnificent and Meticulous
until Sunday 4 September 2022
Highlights from the collection of cut stones
Return Trip to the Past
until Sunday 9 January 2022
Small-scale exhibition about archaeological research and railways
Amongst the ruins of Palmyra
until Sunday 19 December 2021
Paintings, drawings and gouaches by Theo de Feyter
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
- 07 September 2021
The first Dutch Neanderthal now has a face
The first Neanderthal in the Netherlands now has a face, made by palaeo-anthropological artists Kennis & Kennis.
Live restoration of the Simpelveld sarcophagus
Visitors can watch the restoration of the Simpelveld sarcophagus from a distance and ask the conservators questions.
- 22 July 2019
Highlights Audio Guide
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 free tour for children from 7 years. They will see the Netherlands from prehistoric times, through the Roman conquest into the Middle Ages.