Learn about life in the village of Aoste during Galloroman times.
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 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.
From 08/01 to 21/12, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 1 PM and 5 PM.
Closed exceptionally on May 1st, May 8th, July 14th, August 15th, November 1st and November 11th.
Open Monday to Friday from 13h to 17h. Closed on weekends, public holidays and Christmas holidays.
Open Saturdays by reservation for groups. Home school on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays between 9am and 16:30. Groups all year by appointment.
Office de Tourisme des Vals du Dauphiné - 30/04/2018
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Adult: from 4.60 €
Child: from 3 €
Group adults: 3 to 4.60 €
Group children: from 3 €.
Free entry for children < 11 years.
Group rate available for > 10 people.
Phone : 04 76 32 58 27
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Website : http://www.musee-aoste.fr