In an Australian exclusive, Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum is now on at Queensland Museum until 28 January 2018 as part of an international touring exhibition.
The exhibition features more than 110 original artefacts including pieces of the Colosseum, authentic elaborately decorated bronze gladiator helmets and original arms and armour preserved in the ashes of Pompeii.
Gladiators is timed ticketed experience where visitors will be able to immerse themselves in the everyday lives of Ancient Roman Gladiators with interactive displays that reveal who gladiators were, where they lived and how they trained.
Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum is produced by Expona and Contemporanea Progetti and features artefacts from seven Italian museums and institutions.
The exhibition will tell the story of Roman gladiators in four thematic zones: The Roman Empire; Rome and the Colosseum; Who are the Gladiators? and A Day at the Arena.
Take the journey back in time to be a part of history and go behind the scenes to learn the story of these armed athletes who fought to entertain and inspire the people of Ancient Rome.
WHEN: Monday 22nd of January until Sunday 28th of January, 2018
WHERE: Corner of Grey and Melbourne Streets, South Bank Cultural Precinct,South Brisbane, Queensland
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