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A Roman Holiday

Sunday, May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

$5

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Date:
Sunday, May 20
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$5
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Deal alert! Enjoy reduced general admission to the Institute this Sunday, May 20, in honor of our Roman holiday. For just $5, you can have access to the Institute, witness gladiators demonstrate gladiatorial combat, get hands-on with Roman history, make your own Roman board game, design and color your own shield, and more. Special activities take place from 12 – 4pm. Event is free for members.

Other activities for all ages include:

  • Better Than a Bed Sheet – Dress in a real Roman-style toga, and learn the good (and bad) points of this iconic Roman garment.
  • Legionnaire Outfitters – Try on a helmet, use a replica shield and sword similar to what legionnaire soldiers used, and discover how this equipment affected battle strategies.
  • Ready for the Games – Try on a gladiator’s helmet, and get a first-hand look at how these fighters could see.
  • Roman Fling – Fire a model catapult, ballista, and trebuchet to learn about warfare in the ancient world.
  • Keeping It Clean – Explore the surprising truths about personal hygiene in the Roman world!

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CRANBROOK SCIENCE MUSEUM
39221 Woodward Ave
Bloomfield Hills, 48304 United States
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Phone:
248.645.3200
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