Off to Roman Antiquity!
History and tradition
Nature and environment
The erstwhile capital city of the Regio Basiliensis still has much to offer: the largest Roman silver treasure, the impressive theatre, the atmospheric Roman house or the new city model made of bronze. However, life in antiquity can be experienced most authentically in one of the numerous workshops. Baking bread, making pottery or perhaps a fine perfume essence? No matter what you choose, an unforgettable experience is always guaranteed - for Augusta Raurica is the perfect excursion destination.
Zoo Augusta Raurica
In Augusta Raurica alone over four million animal bones were found. Our knowledge of antique breeding is derived from these findings, and also from antique literature and Roman depictions. Today visitors can encounter here curly-coated pigs, Eringer cows, coarse-hair sheep, Nera-Verzasca goats...
Augusta Raurica kurz und bündig
Die Führung verrät auf Englisch alles Wissenswerte über das öffentliche Leben in einer römischen Stadt. Ab 6 Jahre.
Ausgehend vom grossen Stadtmodell aus Bronze erfahren die Besucher auf diesem Einführungsrundgang alles Wissenswerte über das öffentliche Leben in einer römischen Stadt. Man kann das authentisch eingerichtete Römerhaus besichtigen, den grössten Silberschatz der römischen Antike bewundern und sich im...
The silver treasure very close
The fate of one of the world's most important silver treasures from Roman times could not be more gripping!
After a brief introduction, visitors are immersed in the unique history. Why was the precious silver buried and not dug up again? How did it come to its highly adventurous discovery? To whom had the magnificent treasure belonged? Together they take a look at the richly decorated silver objects and...
Guided tour for families
An exciting tour tailored entirely to the needs of families. From 6 years.
In the authentically reconstructed Roman house, visitors experience what everyday life was like for a family in Roman times. Children must be accompanied by an adult. From 6 years. Meeting point at the museum ticket office. Note: This text was translated by machine translation software and not...
Suitable for families
Monday - Sunday: 10:00-17:00
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