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Urban Sprawl:  Building an ancient city. 13-24 Aug, drop in, all day

Rome wasn't built in a day, but how much can you build in two weeks?

This summer, we’re transforming the Cast Gallery into a Roman city, and we need your help. Drop into the Museum and make your mark on our ancient landscape by creating your own building. You can even come multiple times and watch how the city builds up over time.

How will you contribute to our growing city? Will you add a theatre? A temple? A sewer system? Or something else entirely? And what do your citizens need in order to thrive in your city? Ponder all that and more as you craft our cityscape.

No construction experience necessary.

This event is part of Summer at the Museums.

 

Accessibility

  • The Cast Gallery is on the first floor.
  • Unfortunately, our lift is currently our of order which means we are unable to provide step-free access at this time. We hope to be able to restore lift access in mid-August.
  • This event is primarily based on the floor, but there are chairs available.
  • Find out more about Museum Access.
  • Please contact us on 01223 330402 or email museum@classics.cam.ac.uk if you have any questions or concerns about accessibility.

 

Summer Temperatures

Our glass-roofed gallery can get very warm in the summer months. We recommend bringing water if the weather is forecast to be warm and sunny.

 

Who: families, 5+

£££: free

Booking: no need to book, just drop in

Date: 
Tuesday, 13 August, 2024 - 10:30 to Friday, 23 August, 2024 - 16:30
Contact name: 
Will Jefferies
Contact phone: 
01223330402
Subject: 
Event location: 
Cast Gallery

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