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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Lena Keller (7 months ago)
A place to experience history.
Romano Pontacolone (7 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.
Stephan Richter (2 years ago)
The museum has very interesting approaches, but is far too cramped. A museum concept is clearly recognizable, the tours are also very competent. An expansion would bring a lot here and loosen up the exhibition. At first glance, it would look less like a smorgasbord. This could give more space to the current thematic niches.
Gabriele C. (2 years ago)
I visited this museum exactly one year ago, the ancient history is my favorite passion (I have a tattoo on my right arm "SPQR"). I loved the Vindonissa Museum, it is small but very nice and detailed, moreover all the explanations are in German, English, Italian and French and it is very good for the tourists. I want to go at the"Vindonissa Museum" another one time. The ticket is not expensive. I recommend you to visit it. Thank you for the really nice experience.
Bruno Wiederkehr (2 years ago)
Ich mag das Museum.
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