- 7 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.
- 17 November 2020
New curator ancient Near Eastern collection
Dr. David Kertai is the new curator of the ancient Near Eastern collections at the National Museum of Antiquities.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1 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).
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