Museum of Ancient Art was founded by Professor PJ Riis way back in 1949 as a study collection for the profession classical archeology at Aarhus University.

The collection consisted initially of 500 finds from the Mediterranean countries prehistoric cultures deposited by the National Museum. On top of that belonged to plaster casts of ancient sculptures from the old Aarhus Museum. Museum of Ancient Art has grown tremendously over the years, among other things purchase, gifts and deposits. New physical environment and the many new acquisitions has created a museum which is not only suitable for study collection, but also caters to particular high school classes, artists and generally interested.


Universitetsparken, Viktor Albecks Vej, bygn. 1414, 8000 Aarhus C

Contact info

Telefon: 89 42 22 89 

Opening Hours

Mandag og torsdag fra kl. 12.00 til 16.00 samt efter aftale.


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