Early Societies: A Survey of Ancient Cultures

Early Societies: A Survey of Ancient Cultures

Explore societies including Egypt, Greece, Rome, and China.  Discover similarities and differences in the way each culture addressed the basic issues of civilization: government, food supply, social organization, family structures, beliefs and art. Hear stories that illuminate human nature and innovation.  

Does not include a lab.  If you would like to have a lab, please choose a combined program (tour & lab).

Curriculum links:

  • identify and compare how early civilizations met physical and social needs
  • use original artifacts to investigate characteristics of early civilizations, including their technological advances
  • show how innovations by early civilizations influence the modern world


Previously called Early Civilizations: A Survey of Ancient Cultures

Do not combine with the following lessons:

  • Greek Myths 
  • Early Societies:  China
  • Early Societies:  Egypt
  • Early Societies:  Greece & Rome
  • Early Societies:  Greece

If you would like this program to be customized to your needs, please provide a detailed description in the "Additional Information" field during the checkout process.  A ROM staff member will contact you to discuss your request.

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Maximum 105 people (including students, teachers, educational assistants and supervisors) at one time

Availability subject to change.


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Daily Schedule
Day From   To
Monday 9:00 am  -  4:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am  -  4:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am  -  4:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am  -  4:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am  -  4:30 pm
  The following dates and times are not available
Day       From   To    
Friday   July 1, 2016   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Wednesday   July 13, 2016   8:00 am  -  Thursday, July 14, 2016 5:55 pm [range]
Monday   August 1, 2016   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   September 5, 2016   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   October 10, 2016   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Friday   December 23, 2016   8:00 am  -  Monday, December 26, 2016 5:55 pm [range]
Tuesday   December 27, 2016   8:00 am  -  Thursday, December 29, 2016 8:00 am [range]
Tuesday   December 27, 2016   8:00 am  -  Friday, January 6, 2017 5:55 pm [range]
Monday   February 20, 2017   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   March 13, 2017   12:00 am  -  Friday, March 17, 2017 5:55 pm [range]
Friday   April 14, 2017   12:00 am  -  Monday, April 17, 2017 5:55 pm [range]
Monday   May 22, 2017   9:00 am  -  4:30 pm  

$16.00 /person
Tax Exempt : $16.00

1 adult free
per 10 students


Activity Type : Guided Tour
Duration : 90 minutes
Subject : Social Studies - Ancient Civilizations
Min / Max : 15 / 105 students + adults


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