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Queer Antiquities Trail

Queer Antiquities Trail

This trail was originally made available as part of Cambridgeshire LGBTQ History Month in February 2018. It has been permanently available ever since.

 

Now Available for Download:

Queer Antiquities Hand Trail (pdf)

 

We don't know what really went on between the sheets in the ancient world - but join us this LGBTQ History Month for a trail around the diverse histories of sexual identity and identification in Greece and Rome. From Greek love to Roman invective, from imperial toyboys to post-antique titillation: we explore ancient same-sex sexualities and their reception in our atmospheric Cast Gallery.

Pick up a trail in Bay A and find your way around the naked truth of same sex desire in the ancient past. This trail is supplemented by longer interpretation panels around the Museum.

The trail and interpretation panels are available in large print versions, also in Bay A.

 

LGBTQ History Month takes place every February, and promotes equality and diversity by increasing the visibility of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people, their history, lives and experience, as well as raising awareness and advancing education on matters affecting the LGBTQ community.

With thanks to Colin Clews.

Cambridgeshire LGBTQ History Month is organised by the Encompass Network.

 

 

Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cambridge


Every cast tells two stories.

One ancient. One modern.

Admission is free.

 

Coronovirus Update: Temporary Closure of the Museum of Classical Archaeology from Wednesday 18 March

We are very sad to announce that the Museum of Classical Archaeology will be closing from 5pm today, Tuesday 17 March 2020 until further notice.

More information and updates...

 

Opening hours

Tues-Fri: 10am-5pm
Sat: 10am-1pm (univ. term time only)
Sun and Monday: Closed

Closed on Bank Holidays


Saturday Opening

We are currently closed on Saturdays. We are only open on Saturdays during University of Cambridge term time. Saturday opening begins again on Saturday 25 April 2020.

 

Easter Closure

We are closing for Easter. We will close at 5pm on Thursday 9 April and reopen at 10am on Tuesday 14 April.

 

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Museum of Classical Archaeology
Faculty of Classics
Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge
CB3 9DA

We do not have an entrance on the road. Find us inside the Sidgwick Site.

 

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