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Gladiator

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The exhibition of which you are the hero or heroine !

Exhibition Overview

Gladiator

Exhibition Type
Civilisations, History
Area Size
200 to 500 sqm
Designed For
Museums and Galleries
Science Centres
Entertainment Venues
Outdoor Spaces
Availability
2020
2021
2022
2023
2024
2025
2026
2027
Hiring Fee

For a 3-month rental excl. transport, installation, insurance:


This hiring fee is set for the following exhibition format:
Turnkey

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Core Experience
Immersive digital experience
Hands-on activities
Panels and graphics
Exhibition Partners
A Cap Sciences / Acta co-production

Photos

Credits / Image Information

@ANAKA

Description

What if you were a gladiator? Enter the world of gladiature, take the oath, train and become the new star of the Roman Empire. During a visit, slip into the shoes of a gladiator and discover the truth about these extraordinary fighters!

Immersed in scenery inspired by archaeological sources, the visitor plays the role of a contemporary of the Roman era who comes to enlist as a gladiator. He moves between the ludus, where gladiators lived and trained, and the amphitheater, and discovers the world of gladiature beyond all clichés.

The connected experience allows visitors to make their own choices and follow their own trajectory. The story he will live in the ludus will be his own.

Objectives :

– To discover the life of these men and women from their engagement to the end of their career.

– To apprehend through immersion and practice what gladiatorial combat was all about.

– To familiarize yourself with the codified world of gladiature

– To re-establish the truth on certain preconceived ideas by relying on the advances of experimental archaeology.

 

The exhibition is an immersion in the world of gladiature in the High Empire.  

1.           The commitment

It is in the luxurious space of the ludus (gladiator school) that the visitor introduces himself to the master of the place the lanista, to engage as a gladiator. He is the owner of the gladiator troupe and makes him sign his first contract.

 

2.           The training

The training begins! Before going to the arena, you must learn to master many fighting techniques. Under the eye of the doctor, the gladiator’s trainer, the visitor learns the gestures and postures to execute.

 

3.           The equipment

Provocator, Thraex, Murmillo… the panoplies differ according to the type of gladiature. In the checkroom, the visitor must find the helmet, the shield and the corresponding protection.

 

4.           The fight

Ready for battle? The visitor awaits his turn with the other gladiators. He can observe the combat in progress or discuss with the personalities present to learn more about the course of the confrontations and the rules to be respected.

 

5.           The celebrity

Leaving the amphitheater, the visitor wanders through the streets leading back to the ludus and finds himself in front of a merchant’s stall. He sells a whole bunch of merchandise bearing his effigy! Knife handles, crockery, toys, rings… what a star this new gladiator is!

 

6.           The end of his career

After years of good and loyal service, what opportunities are available to our gladiator at the end of his career? This is the time for the visitor to go back to the lanista and make a choice.

A play area

4 games to share with friends or family:

1.           Memoro: The Memory of Gladiators

2.           Alea jacta est

3.           Audaces fortuna juvat

4.           Cogito: the great quiz of gladiature

Collections

Textiles & Costumes
Decorative objects
Film & Sound
Arms & Armours
Technical objects

General Information

Created In
2020
More Details About Technical Requirements
Surface : from 140 m² to 250 m² Language : French-English Storage volume of the boxes : 20m³ To be provided on site : 1 forklift + 1 person Insurance value : 121 000 € Recommended minimum rental period : 1 month
Languages
English
French

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