Classics Feature

WG Hardy Collection of Ancient Near Eastern and Classical Antiquities

The W.G. Hardy Collection of Ancient Near Eastern and Classical Antiquities contains important ancient Greek, Roman and Near Eastern objects, including coins, sculpture, pottery, and glass. The collection provides insights into the daily life and customs of the people of these ancient civilizations, and it is a valuable resource for Classics courses at the University of Alberta. Unique in Western Canada, it also serves as a window into some of the archaeological research by members of the Department of History and Classics.

Location and Access

2-89 HM Tory Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB T6G 2H4

  • The collection can be accessed by students, faculty, researchers, and members of the public.
  • Contact Jeremy Rossiter to arrange an appointment or tour.
  • Members of the public and school groups (K-12) are welcome to arrange a tour of the W.G. Hardy Museum of Ancient Near Eastern and Classical Antiquities (maximum 15 people).


Open Monday-Thursday, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, during regular academic term (Sep-Apr).

Closed on Fridays and during December term break.


Jeremy Rossiter, Curator
2-46 HM Tory Building
Phone: (780) 492-3539

Related Links

Departmental Museum Website