Allard Pierson Museum is the archaeological museum of the University of Amsterdam. The ancient civilisations of ancient Egypt, the Near East, the Greek World, Etruria and the Roman Empire are revived in this museum. Art-objects and utensils, dating from 4000 B.C. till 500 A.D. give a good impression of everyday-life, mythology and religion in Antiquity. There are also several scale models of ancient temples and buildings. In the ancient Egypt department there is a room dedicated to death with mummies, sarcophagi and a film showing the process of mummification. Our so-called plaster-cast-attic, only to be visited with a guided tour, shows copies of world-famous Roman and Greek statues. Every year two or three temporary exhibitions are organised
Tuesday to Friday 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Saturday and Sunday 1.00 pm - 5.00 pm
Closed on Mondays and on some holidays
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