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.

The museum will be closed from Monday 30th September to Friday 4th October.

Regular opening hours resume on Monday 7th October.

Opening Hours

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

In preparation to move to the new Arts Precinct in 2020, the MAC will be closed from Monday 4th November 2019 until further notice.

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

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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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