Archaeological Museum of San Lorenzo

Cremona, Italy

The Museo Archeologico San Lorenzo hosts Roman and Medieval antiquities Cremona. The museum is located on the northern end of Cremona’s historical center, at about a 10 minutes’ walk from the city’s cathedral square. Outside, the museum is admittedly not much impressive; nevertheless, it looks quite better inside.

Housed in the former Romanesque church of San Lorenzo (from which the museum takes its name) built in the 12th century on a former 5th century early-Christian burial ground, together with an antique artifact collection, the museum presents on-site archaeological excavations of structures dating back to the late Roman empire age and the early Middle Ages.

The permanent collection of the Archaeological Museum San Lorenzo comprises sculptures, amphorae, architectural artifacts, jewels, everyday objects, tableware, and mosaics mostly dating back to the Roman empire era.

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Founded: 2009
Category: Museums in Italy

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Janis Fesani (7 months ago)
Wow
Gordon Simmons home (3 years ago)
Great place to learn about the early history of Cremona. Artifacts beautifully displayed with informative and interactive signage.
iGor (3 years ago)
Great place to learn about the early history of Cremona. Artifacts beautifully displayed with informative and interactive signage.
Richard Roccato (3 years ago)
A gem! Great little museum with a small but well organized collection. Very friendly staff.
Richard Roccato (3 years ago)
A gem! Great little museum with a small but well organized collection. Very friendly staff.
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