Ancient Rome: Epic Innovators and Engineers

Exhibition and Shows

7 Dec 2019 to 26 Apr 2020

Travel back in time and discover the determination, machines and genius that carved the great Roman Empire.

This family friendly exhibition features carefully reconstructed replica machines that reflect one of the most technologically significant times in human history.

The Roman Imperial period (52BC – 476AD) was an era of massive construction and large scale technical innovation that brought about unprecedented well being. Many of the objects, concepts and machines are still part of our modern lives.

Exhibition creators have reconstructed Ancient Roman technology using the same materials and techniques used thousands of years ago. You will see models, catapults, frescoes, armour, weapons, busts and more.

Ancient Rome is best suited to primary school aged children though the entire family will enjoy learning about this fascinating era, including military genius and mighty machines – “Caesar’s army”, discipline, tactics, war machines, armour, weapons, “All roads lead to Rome” – measurements, transportation by road and sea, communication, “Building Rome” – engineering – roads, bridges, buildings, monuments, aqueducts, tools, machines, techniques, “Entertainment” – gladiators, Colosseum, games, art, clothes, timekeeping, Roman life and people.

Discover Ancient Rome as part of your family day out in Fremantle on now!


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AUD12.50 – Group of 20 or more adults, price per adult, includes Museum entry.
AUD17.50 – Adult, includes Museum entry.

Event Times

7 Dec 2019 to 26 Apr 2020

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