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frontpage-From Machu Picchu in South America to the Great Wall of China in Far East Asia; Stonehenge in England to Great Zimbabwe in Zimbabwe; the early hominid sites in East Africa to the colonial sites around the World. from the Museum of London to the Acropolis Museum in Athens; from the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City to the Museum of Ontario Archaeology in Canada …
Archaeology sites and museums around the World inspire great adventures with the past where ever you travel.

Palaeolithic engravings in the Côa Vally, Portugal. The Iberian Peninsula, of which Portugal is a part, has been inhabited by humans and our ancestors for at least a million years. One of the earliest prehistoric sites open to the public is the Côa Valley Archaeological Park. Here visitors get to see rare examples of open-air Paleolithic art. Later periods of the Stone Age are represented by some of the most unusual megalithic complexes, scattered throughout the country. Modern day Portugal corresponds to what in Roman times was the province of Lusitania, the remains of which are as interesting as are found in any of the other Roman provinces … read more.

A display of obsidian artefacts in the Mining Museum, Milos.
Ancient Landscapes of Milos, Greece

Lit up in all its Medieval splendour: Amiens Cathedral in colour during the light show.
Amiens Cathedral in Medieval Colour

The head of Mars, Roman god of War in the Yorkshire Museum.
Roman God Mars, Yorkshire Museum

The highly polished stone bull head from the Throne Hall in Persepolis.
Chicago’s Colossal Bull from Persepolis


Lod Mosaic on display at the Waddesdon Manor in Aylesbury.
Predators & Prey: a Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel
Hermitage Museum,
St Petersburg – Russia
Ends 24 May 2015

The gold mask of Agamemnon, one of 522 objects in the Greeks from Agamemnon to Alexander the Great exhibition © Mycenae Archaeological Museum
The Greeks – Agamemnon to Alexander the Great
Canadian Museum of History, Québec
5 June – 12 October 2015

Lascaux: The Sistine Chapel of Prehistory
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles
20 May – 30 August 2015

>>> Five Must See Temporary Exhibitions in 2015


  • National Prehistory Museum, Les Eyzies, France
  • Museum of London
  • Pointe-à-Callière Museum, Montréal
  • Oriental Institute Museum, Chicago


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