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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Reto Häusermann (3 months ago)
Great museum with many interesting finds from the past Roman Empire. Recommended for young and old!
Lena Keller (12 months ago)
A place to experience history.
Lena Keller (12 months ago)
A place to experience history.
Romano Pontacolone (12 months ago)
Small very interesting museum which completes the path of the Roman legionary. Many objects and explanations on each theme of everyday life in the camp of what was then called Vindonissa. For non-German speakers, the museum makes a tablet in F / E / I / SP available. Excellent reception.
Romano Pontacolone (12 months ago)
Small very interesting museum which completes the path of the Roman legionary. Many objects and explanations on each theme of everyday life in the camp of what was then called Vindonissa. For non-German speakers, the museum makes a tablet in F / E / I / SP available. Excellent reception.
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