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Book a cultural getaway in Canberra this spring and summer with the our Rome: City and Empire package, which includes tickets to this highly anticipated exhibition at the National Museum of Australia, only on show in Canberra.
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A civilisation that changed the world
ROME: CITY + EMPIRE | Treasures from the British Museum
21 September 2018 until 3 February 2019
Stories of Rome and its vast empire continue to captivate and intrigue people almost 3000 years after their foundation.
Rome: City and Empire brings to Canberra more than 200 of the British Museum’s most engaging and beautiful Roman objects. They tell the story of how Rome grew from a series of small villages to become a mighty empire.
Explore how the empire was won and held, witness the grandeur of Ancient Rome and appreciate the rich diversity of its peoples.
Exhibition only on show at the National Museum of Australia, Canberra.
The National Museum of Australia is open daily from 9am-5pm, closed Christmas Day, 25 December.
The presentation of this exhibition is a collaboration between the British Museum and the National Museum of Australia.
Image: Marble statue head thought to be of Messalina, Italy, 55-65 CE ©Trustees of the British Museum.
This package can be booked until 1 February 2019 for stays between 21 September 2018 and 3 February 2019. The package includes one set of tickets per stay to the ‘Rome: City and Empire’ exhibition at the National Museum of Australia, for up to 2 adults and 2 children (5-16 years, under 5 years free). The package includes buffet breakfast for up to 2 adults and 2 children (up to 12 years). This package must be prepaid and is non-refundable. Drink vouchers can also be redeemed for house beer, softdrink or juice.
National Museum of Australia images: ©VisitCanberra