Learn about the everyday life in the ancient city of Vicus Augustus. A thematic and educational journey illustrated with a 2000 years collection of antique ceramics and glass objects.
The confines of existing departments of Isere, Savoie and Ain, Aosta is a Gallo-Roman town.
The ancient name of Aosta, Vicus Augustus, was given to the city in honor of Emperor Augustus (27 BC. - 14 AD. BC), as usual for new towns.
Today, a museum is entirely devoted to the history and life of this agglomeration of Roman Gaul.
The history of excavations in 1856 until the inauguration of its new version in 2000, the gallo-roman museum of Aosta has a very nice set of archaeological objects and testimonies found on the town of Aosta and its surroundings. A continuous path immerses the visitor in the lives of our Gallo-Roman ancestors there 2000 years. Large and small back in time and find beautiful pieces of ceramics and glass, including jewel, the ewer, shines among mortars, local productions, or the inevitable jars containing imported products (wine, oil, dried fish). Achievements very teaching, such as models or the kitchen table, invite anyone enters this place follow the footsteps of Roman time a trip.
Services & facilieties
- Picnic area
- Exhibition space
- Car park
- Coach parking
- Educational visits
- Coach access
- Set down on-site for groups
- Guided tours
From 03/01 to 16/12/2023, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 2 pm and 5 pm.
Closed exceptionally on May 1st, May 8th, July 14th, August 15th, November 1st and November 11th.
Reduced price: 4 €
Adult: 5 €
Child: 4 €.
Group rate available for > 10 people.
Mode of payment
- Bank/credit card
Minimum number of people : 10
Maximum number of people : 50