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 of Ancient Cultures 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. Read more about us.

Holiday Opening Hours:

The museum will be closed from Wednesday 20th December and will reopen on Monday 8th January 2018.

January opening hours: Mon-Wed 10.00am-4.00pm.

From Monday 5th February the museum will resume regular opening hours: Mon-Fri 10.00am-4.00pm.

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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