Further Information about the Ure Museum
The Ure Museum was formally established in 1922 from the collections built up by Professor P. N. Ure and others.
Today, the museum is widely considered to be the fourth most important collection of Greek ceramics in Britain, after the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge and the British Museum
Its collections' total some 2000 objects, mainly from Greece, Egypt and Cyprus. These collections now form a world-renowned research resource.
It contains artefacts from all episodes of the region's antiquity, from the Predynastic and Neolithic through to the Roman times.
Normal opening times are weekdays, 9 am to 4.30 pm.