From cursed mummies to important marches: how we got to where we are today
Who were our ancestors?
Play a game to discover just how much we have in common with prehistoric humans
Who Was a Cro-Magnon Man?
Could Our Ancestors Get Sick?
Did Our Ancestors Have Wars?
How Did Our Ancestors Pick Where to Draw?
How Did Our Ancestors Speak to Each Other?
Did Our Ancestors Die Young?
What Was Spirituality Like 36, 000 Years Ago?
Did Prehistoric Men Cry?
What Materials Did Our Ancestors Use to Make Paint?
How Did Our Ancestors Meet Each Other?
Were There Other Humans in Europe 36,000 Years Ago?
Did Our Ancestors Have Professions?
Why Do We Describe our Ancestors as "Hunter-Gatherers"?
Were There As Many Humans 36,000 Years Ago As Today?
How Did Our Ancestors Dress?
Did Our Ancestors Have Hygiene Routines?
What Images Did Our Ancestors Paint Most?
Did Our Ancestors Hunt Mammoths?
How Do We Know These Drawings Were Produced 36,000 Years Ago?
Did Our Ancestors Have Parties?
Did Our Ancestors Make Sketches Before Drawing in Caves?
Have All Prehistoric Animals Disappeared?
Did Our Ancestors Live In the Same Place All Year Round?
Did Our Ancestors Cook?
Why Did Our Ancestors Draw So Few People?
How Did Our Ancestors Light Up Caves?
How Long Was Cave Art Practiced For?
Were All Our Ancestors' Tools Made From Flint?
Did Our Ancestors Draw the Animals They Ate?
Now Explore Inside Their Prehistoric Home
The Chauvet Cave in augmented reality
Explore The Cave in Virtual Reality with Daisy Ridley
Watch the cave drawings come to life before your eyes, as narrated by the iconic British actress
Toy story 🧸
The history of play
Toys Through Time
Playful creations from around the world
Pick a plaything
Toys Inspired by the Space Shuttle
Learning about spaceflight couldn't be more fun
Did Our Ancestors' Children Have Toys?
Take our mini-quiz and find out
The Board Games Everyone Loved in the 20th Century
Play the old fashioned way
The Hidden Meanings Behind Dolls
Find out why they're so much more than toys
Which one is your favorite?
Pick a doll from around the world