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Ancient Greeks: Science and Wisdom – school info

Step back through millennia and discover how the ancient Greeks questioned, contemplated, and debated the natural world. Suitable for KS3 upwards.

Curiosity and investigation are central to furthering our understanding of the universe today. Ancient Greek thinkers shared a similar philosophy.

Step back through millennia in our free exhibition Ancient Greeks: Science and Wisdom and discover how this ancient civilization questioned, contemplated, and debated the natural world.

Through the intellectual fusion of the arts, science and religion, ancient Greek thinkers sought to understand the world in a logical and mathematical way.

From the stars in the night sky to the multitude of animals in the sea, discover the significance of their insights through iconic sculptures, musical instruments and more.

Uncover new knowledge about the ancient Greeks through the latest scientific research and discover objects and artworks steeped in history, brought together in the UK for the first time.

Major funder

Supported by

The John S Cohen Foundation

Part of the Science Museum Group