Galloroman Museum

Via Rhôna

Learn about life in the village of Aoste during Galloroman times.

COVID 19

Reception carried out according to the sanitary protocol in force.

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.

Openings

From 04/01 to 17/12/2021, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Closed exceptionally on 06/09, 07/09, 08/09, 09/09, 10/09, May 1st, May 8th, July 14th, August 15th, November 1st and November 11th.

From 03/01 to 30/06/2022, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Closed exceptionally on May 1st and May 8th.

From 01/07 to 31/08/2022, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Closed exceptionally on July 14th and August 15th.

From 01/09 to 16/12/2022, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Closed exceptionally on November 1st and November 11th.

Prices

From 01/01/2020 to 17/12/2021
Adult: 5 €
Child : 3.80 €.

From 03/01 to 16/12/2022
Adult: 5 €
Child : 3.80 €.

Free entry for children < 12 years.
Child entry valid for 12 - 17 years.
Group rate available for > 10 people.

Equipements

  • Picnic area
  • Toilets
  • 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