10 questions about the emperor Nero… and some curious answers
24 May 2021

The name Nero is synonymous with tyranny, but what do we really know about the infamous Roman emperor? Mary Beard, historian and British Museum Trustee, asks 10 questions to search for the truth behind the myth.

Gods and goddesses of the Greek and Roman pantheon
7 May 2021

We’re taking a closer look at who’s who in the ancient Greek and Roman pantheon, using objects in the collection to explore the symbols and stories that can help us to identify each god and goddess.

Love around the world
14 February 2019

Love is everywhere on Valentine’s Day and the Museum is no exception. Join us on a tour of love stories from across the globe.