Expansion for : Museum

Museum: The Archaeologists

2018 - (x)(x)(x)(x)(,) 4.3 - 6 Notes
Museum: The Archaeologists

2-4 Players
Nb of players

45 Min
Playing time

Age: 12+
Minimum age


(Good - usually willing to play.)

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This expansion adds another step to the game: in order to be able to display valuable artifacts in their museums, our curators will now have to send their agents around the world to bring them back first!

Players will have to choose carefully the continents to send their archaeologists to, as fundraising expeditions are not expensive. However, if no agent is present, you cannot bring back objects from this continent! Unless, of course, you can convince a member of your competitor's staff to help....

So, how does it work? The expansion table has spaces for each continent, on which you can place your agents as a symbol of the shipments you are sending. Each player starts with an agent that he can place on any continent he wants for free. Once an agent is on site, you can bring back objects from this continent normally during the exploration phase. If you don't have an agent on a particular continent, but another player does, you can pay them 1 prestige point to use their staff to do the job for you. If there is no agent on this continent, you can't bring anything back at all!

You can also pay an extra fee to send additional archaeologists to a given continent. If you do, you earn additional bonuses, such as additional prestige points when you draw a card. Each additional agent you send to the same continent costs more than the last one. However, if you are the first to develop a complete network of 3 agents, you will earn a considerable bonus! The second player to do so also receives a (smaller) bonus.

Good to know!

We bring to your attention that this game is an extension and therefore cannot be played alone. Renew your games by enriching your basic game with this extension.

To be able to play it, you must have a copy of the game Museum.

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Primary titleMuseum: The Archaeologists
Year published2018
Release DateAugust 2018
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DesignersEric DubusOlivier Melison
ArtistsVincent Dutrait
PublishersHoly Grail Games
Type of publicAmateur
Expansion for2018 - Museum