Museum of Antiquities
Travelers to Saskatoon will find a trove of cultural treasures at the Museum of Antiquities on the campus of the University of Saskatchewan. This institution, which focuses on archaeological finds of historic interest across centuries of human history, is a unique destination for students, scholars, and the general public from all over the world.
The heart of the collection at the Museum of Antiquities features replicas of ancient Roman and Greek sculptures, reproduced from originals through plaster casts, enabling the museum to display pieces housed in diverse locations around the world. Among the most famous replicas on display are the Venus de Milo and the Rosetta Stone. In addition to Greek and Roman sculpture, the museum also features pieces from other regions prominent in ancient history like Egypt and the Middle East, and includes works of art from time periods up to the Medieval era. Educational programs for youth are held throughout the year as well, and help to make the museum an enjoyable destination for visitors of all ages.
With free admission, the availability of arranged tours, and frequent cultural and educational events, the substantial and growing collection of significant pieces of art is certain to satisfy the cultural and historical curiosity of any visitor to Saskatoon.