Museum of Ancient Cultures

Museum of Ancient Cultures

The object illustrating this page is a Mycenaean bull figurine (MU 1566), dated Late Helladic IIIA-B, c. 1400 - 1200 BC; Macquarie University, purchased 2006, ex- Joyner Collection.

Opening Hours

Regular Opening Hours

The museum is open Monday - Friday, 10am - 4pm.

Holiday Opening Hours

During July the MAC will be closed on the following days:

  • Monday 1st July
  • Tuesday 2nd July
  • Thursday 11th July
  • Friday 12th July
  • Wednesday 17th July
  • Thursday 18th July
  • Friday 19th July

Regular opening hours resume from Monday 22nd July 2019

The Museum of Ancient Cultures (MAC) is a leading museum of Macquarie University which supports a range of museums, collections, art galleries, a sculpture park and herbarium. It is an archaeological museum that introduces modern minds to a number of cultures from the ancient world through its research and publications, learning, teaching and outreach programs, its displays and exhibitions and its involvement in the activities of the University.

About the Museum of Ancient Cultures

University Units in the MAC

News and Events

School Programs

Publications and research projects

Other Education Programs


Volunteering and PACE internships

Plan your visit

Work Experience

What can I study at Macquarie University?

Find information on undergraduate and postgraduate study opportunities for Ancient History and Archaeology, including fieldwork opportunities.

Acknowledgement of Darug Land

The Museum of Ancient Cultures publicly acknowledges the Darug people on whose land this museum is situated and further, recognises the cultural and heritage traditions and contributions of the indigenous people of Australia.

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