Galloroman Museum

Via Rhôna

Learn about the everyday life in the ancient city of Vicus Augustus. A thematic and educational journey illustrated with a 2000 years collection of antique ceramics and glass objects.

Payment type allowed

Bank/credit card • Cheque • Cash

AUGUSTUS VICUS
The confines of existing departments of Isere, Savoie and Ain, Aosta is a Gallo-Roman town.
The ancient name of Aosta, Vicus Augustus, was given to the city in honor of Emperor Augustus (27 BC. - 14 AD. BC), as usual for new towns.
Today, a museum is entirely devoted to the history and life of this agglomeration of Roman Gaul.

The museum
The history of excavations in 1856 until the inauguration of its new version in 2000, the gallo-roman museum of Aosta has a very nice set of archaeological objects and testimonies found on the town of Aosta and its surroundings. A continuous path immerses the visitor in the lives of our Gallo-Roman ancestors there 2000 years. Large and small back in time and find beautiful pieces of ceramics and glass, including jewel, the ewer, shines among mortars, local productions, or the inevitable jars containing imported products (wine, oil, dried fish). Achievements very teaching, such as models or the kitchen table, invite anyone enters this place follow the footsteps of Roman time a trip.

Manual workshops on the Antiquity theme on saturdays and during school holidays or for a birthday parties. Programs available at Tourist Office and at the Museum.

Openings

From 08/01 to 30/06/2024
Opening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 2 pm and 5 pm.
Schedules of last entrance on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4 pm.
Closed exceptionally on Easter Monday, Feast of the Ascension, Whit Monday, May 1st and May 8th.

From 01/07 to 01/09/2024
Opening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 3 pm and 7 pm.
Schedules of last entrance on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 6 pm.
Closed exceptionally on July 14th and August 15th.

From 02/09 to 22/12/2024
Opening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 2 pm and 5 pm.
Schedules of last entrance on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4 pm.
Closed exceptionally on November 1st and November 11th.

Prices

Full price: 5 to 6 € (Autonomous visit 5€/guided 6€)
Reduced price: 4 to 5 € (Autonomous visit 4€/guided 5€
With proof for kids between 12 and 18, retired, disabled or unumployed ppl).

Free entry for children < 12 years.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

Children’s workshops: €5 to €10
Groups: booking required. Prices depending on the service.
Free entry with proof for disable people help, archaeologists, museum professionals, ICOM card holders.

Equipements

  • Picnic area
  • Toilets
  • Air conditioning
  • Exhibition space
  • Car park
  • Parking
  • Coach parking

Services

  • Educational visits
  • Coach access
  • Shop
  • Set down on-site for groups
  • Guided tours

Average length of visit : 60 min

Average length of visit for groups : 100 min

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Galloroman Museum

43, place du Musée

38490 Aoste