The Temple of Mithras, originally constructed around AD 240, was discovered in 1954 during the excavation of a Second World War bomb site. This discovery captured the imagination of the public, with more than 400,000 people visiting the uncovered remains over two weeks.
London Mithraeum Bloomberg SPACE returns the temple to the location of its discovery in the City of London, beneath Bloomberg's new European headquarters.
Descend seven metres below modern street level to explore the ancient temple through an immersive experience. See the bustling world of Roman Londinium brought to life, as the stories of the City’s first Londoners are unlocked. Plus, discover a remarkable selection of Roman artefacts found during the excavations, alongside a series of contemporary art commissions responding to one of the UK’s most significant archaeological sites.
Find out more at www.londonmithraeum.com
Opens in October 2017.
Venue Details & Map
3 Queen Victoria StreetLondonEC4N 4TQ