Aquileia Archaeological Museum

Aquileia, Italy

The original nucleus of the Archaeological Museum of Aquileia is the eighteenth-century Bertoli collection. The opening of the present venue at villa Cassis by the Austrian government dates back to 1882, whereas the final arrangement occurred after the Second World War.

The finds on display, which date back to the Roman age and all come from local excavations, are really remarkable. Among the most valuable pieces of the collection we would like to point out a Medici Venus, an old man's head of the 1st century B.C. and a rich collection of glassware, amber items, engraved stones and the numismatic collection.

The adjoining garden features the lapidarium, with architectural material, epigraphs, steles, mosaics, funerary areas; a specific section is dedicated to the remains of a Roman boat, found in the Lacus Timavi in Monfalcone.

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Founded: 1882
Category: Museums in Italy

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Arnob Ahasan (16 months ago)
Its a historical place...many monuments are there very rare...
Marcin Szyniszewski (2 years ago)
Great collection, a lot of mosaics from the Roman houses, and lots of sculptures.
Sabrina Cadorin (2 years ago)
Wonderful!
Vesna Podržaj (3 years ago)
Great epitaph collection.
Levi Emkjær (4 years ago)
Sadly I didn't come here, YOU should though
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