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Ancient World gallery

Egyptian coffin

In our Ancient world gallery you will find objects from Imperial Rome including sculptures of gods, emperors and noble people. You can also see painted Greek pottery and fantastic finds from the graves of Anglo-Saxon communities living in south east England.

The Ancient Egypt gallery has over 1300 objects on display and exciting audio-visual features and interactives. Some of the objects in the gallery have not been on show for over 60 years.


Play online: Escape from the mummy's tomb!

Escape from the mummy's tomb!

Play our exciting online game and see if you are an expert explorer. But watch out, there's a mummy on the loose!