Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum
In an Australian exclusive, Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum is an international touring exhibition that will only be appearing at Queensland Museum.
The exhibition features more than 120 artefacts, interactive games and displays to reveal who gladiators were, where they lived and how they trained.
View archaeological treasures, including actual pieces of the Colosseum, elaborately decorated bronze gladiator helmets and original arms and armour preserved in the ashes of Pompeii.
Learn the story of these armed athletes who fought to entertain and inspire the people of Ancient Rome.
The exhibition will explore four themes: Origin and development of gladiatorial games; Gladiators; the Colosseum and the amphitheatre of the Roman Empire; and One day in the Arena.
Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum is produced by Expona and Contemporanea Progetti and features artefacts from seven Italian museums and institutions.
Date/Time & Venue:
23 June 2017 - 28 January 2018 | Mon-Sun 9:30AM–5PM
Level 3 Touring Exhibition Gallery - Queensland Museum, Grey St & Melbourne St, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Family (2A+2C): $55
Who should attend:
This event is suited for all ages.
How to get there:
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