Allard Pierson Museum

The archaeology museum of the University of Amsterdam, the Allard Pierson Museum shows artifacts from ancient Egypt, the Near East, the Greek World, Etruria, and the Roman Empire. Step back in time as you view jewelry and clothing, burial items and religious pieces.

The archaeology museum of the University of Amsterdam, the Allard Pierson Museum shows artifacts from ancient Egypt, the Near East, the Greek World, Etruria, and the Roman Empire. Step back in time as you view jewelry and clothing, burial items and religious pieces.

In a slightly macabre way, the Ancient Egypt exhibit is dedicated to death. See mummies, sarcophagi, temple models and learn how to write your name in hieroglyphics.

The archaeology museum of the University of Amsterdam, the Allard Pierson Museum shows artifacts from ancient Egypt, the Near East, the Greek World, Etruria, and the Roman Empire. Step back in time as you view jewelry and clothing, burial items and religious pieces.

A collection of copies of Greek and Roman statues can only be seen as part of a guided tour. The museum is currently undergoing renovations as well.

The archaeology museum of the University of Amsterdam, the Allard Pierson Museum shows artifacts from ancient Egypt, the Near East, the Greek World, Etruria, and the Roman Empire. Step back in time as you view jewelry and clothing, burial items and religious pieces.

The Allard Pierson Museum is named after the first professor of classical archaeology at the University of Amsterdam. the collections of the second professor of archaeology, Jan Six, were also added to the museum and additional donations and collections came later. And now this is the top ancient history museum in Amsterdam.

Allard Pierson Museum price: €10 for adults

Get the iAmsterdam card for free access to many Amsterdam museums as well as free public transportation.

Allard Pierson Museum
Oude Turfmarkt 127, Amsterdam

If you like archaeology museums, check out:

  • Pitt Rivers Museum
  • British Museum
  • Ashmolean Museum
  • Horniman Museum
  • Tropenmuseum
  • MAS Museum
  • Rijksmuseum van Oudheden

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The archaeology museum of the University of Amsterdam, the Allard Pierson Museum shows artifacts from ancient Egypt, the Near East, the Greek World, Etruria, and the Roman Empire. Step back in time as you view jewelry and clothing, burial items and religious pieces.