A father and son looking at the wood carving in room 26

Room 26

North America

11000 BC – present

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Opening times

Daily: 10.00–17.00
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Advance booking only

Gallery audio guides

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This gallery explores the different cultural identities of Native North American people from ancient times to the present.

Also illustrated in Room 26 is the effect of European contact and colonisation?on Native North American communities.?

Objects on display in Room 26 range from pipes in the form of animals made by the Hopewell people in 200 BC, to warrior shirts from the 18th century. Textiles, clothing, carved posts and pottery from the region are also on display.

Take a virtual tour

Ceremonial headwear, clothes, tools and pottery are just some of the objects you can explore in??using Google Street View.

Clothes and other objects on display. ?2020 Google

Accessibility

  • Some objects in this collection feature on?the British Sign Language multimedia guide. This resource is temporarily unavailable during the 亿博体育app's phased reopening.
  • Some objects in this collection feature on the audio description guide, available on?.
  • Seating is available.
  • Step-free access.
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