Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Aquileia

The National Archeological Museum of Aquileia

The National Archaeological Museum of Aquileia is one of the most attractive destructive destinations for the cultural tourism of Friuli Venezia Giulia: inaugurated in 1882 by the Austrian government at the headquarters of the Neoclassical Villa Cassis Pharaoh, the museum has been presented in a new robe since 2018 of the museum story The Roman city of Aquileia, archaeological site declared World Heritage Site (UNESCO) in 1998.

The new exhibition path, outcome of a large rehabilitation intervention, allows visitors to retrace the history of one of the most important Roman cities of northern Italy according to an inclusive interdisciplinary approach. Harbor in the Mediterranean and Mediterranean door for about seven centuries, Aquileia was a cosmopolitan place of encounter and privileged dialogue between peoples, languages ​​and different religions. Refined mosaics, entries, portraits, sculptures and artifacts of common use, collected in over two centuries of findings and presented thematically in the current visit path, contribute to telling the FASTO, daily life, the lively productive and commercial activities of the city.


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Via Roma, 1
33051 Aquileia


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