Enjoy Roman Empire-themed activities, performances, artmaking, tours, creative workshops and more!
Be inspired by the fascinating history of the Roman Empire. Craft your own centurion’s helmet or wreath crown, mint marvellous jewellery and Emperor-embossed coins, or sculpt spectacular Roman inventions—from colosseums to catapults!
Explore wonderful and curious replica artefacts that tell the story of the Roman world. Discover their how the Romans’ extraordinary buildings, roads and waterways were constructed, and how a whole city ended up frozen in time by a volcanic eruption.
Enjoy spectacular science demonstrations and a cast of kooky characters in a live and interactive show. (Not on Saturdays)
Plus explore the Escape from Pompeii exhibition and the museum galleries with fun and creative ‘Kids Activity Backpacks’. Especially designed for children aged two to 12, the packs include a range of activity cards, dress-ups, educational toys and creative play resources. They help young visitors to engage with key themes and objects in the exhibition, and to have plenty of fun along the way. (Limited availability. Rental free for members, ‘Big Ticket’ and exhibition ticket holders.)