Vindonissa Museum

Brugg, Switzerland

Vindonissa Museum in Brugg is the only Roman museum in Switzerland, which specialises in the history of the Roman legions. At that time, the first attempts to read and write started in Switzerland, and the latest permanent exhibition invites visitors to learn more about the first 100 years of reading and writing in the Upper Rhine Region. 2,000 years ago, public and private news was written on Roman slates. Now they guide the visitors through the different sections of the exhibition and inform about history and everyday lives of the Roman legions. On the ground floor, visitors find pieces that showcase the power of Rome. The first floor hosts the new permanent exhibition that illustrates the everyday lives of the legionnaires in the legion camp Vindonissa.

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Founded: 1912
Category: Museums in Switzerland

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www.museums.ch

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4.6/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Martina Cescutti (7 months ago)
Very impressive, there is a lot to see for young and old
Marc Nava (2 years ago)
More for kids on a school trip, most information only in German. A multilingual audioguide would be a plus. Garden closed from November.
Oli Schibli (2 years ago)
We visited a lovely wine tasting event offered by Vindonissa-Museum. Just an excellent venue!!! I suggest everyone to visit such an event. You will learn about Rome Empire history and their wine making. You will see an interesting movie that explains wine culture if Vindonissa and ancient culture. You will meet interesting people who you can ask questions and listen to their stories ❤️❤️ At the end of event you can buy white or red wine of Vindonissa. The wine is just excellent!!!! As well as the food you get during the wine degustation ❤️
Reto Häusermann (3 years ago)
Great museum with many interesting finds from the past Roman Empire. Recommended for young and old!
Lena Keller (4 years ago)
A place to experience history.
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