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Ancient Encounters - Ancient Rome

  • Houston Museum of Natural Science 5555 Hermann Park Drive Houston, Texas USA (map)

Presented in conjunction with the exhibit
Gladiators: Heroes of the Coliseum

Take your children on a holiday to ancient Rome in the air-conditioned comfort of the Houston Museum of Natural Science to discover how a boy or girl would have lived.  

Tour the tent of a Roman soldier from Legio 13 to discover whatlife was like in the army.  

March with the Roman army.  

Excavate prepared archaeological digs to discover how archaeologists learn about the past.  

Participate in craft and science activities.  

Learn about ancient technology by helping to erect a Roman arch.  

Play Roman games


Earlier Event: April 27
Ancient Encounters - Ancient Egypt
Later Event: September 26
The Kama Sutra: Challenging the Stereotype