The National Archaeological Museum of Vallecamonica
The National Archaeological Museum of Vallecamonica is located in Cividate Camuno in the Camonica Valley, in the province of Brescia. The Museum was inaugurated in 1981 with later additions in 2010. In 2011 he was created a new exhibition dedicated to the decoration of a domus in the excavated hole. The museum contains the archaeological heritage of the Roman period from the City of Cividate Camuno and the entire area. They are part of the finds the testimonies of the ancient population of the valley: Neolithic traces, the remains of terraces and the Copper Age huts. Here at the end of the first century BC, it was founded a real Roman city, near the river Oglio. They date back to that period the remains of the theater and amphitheater, the thermal baths, several private buildings and cemeteries. At the foot of Santo Stefano of the rise coming in the forensic area where the remains from the Paleolithic have been unearthed. The collection is divided into four sections including: the territory, the Roman city, the gods and heroes and the necropolis room. The route is completed with a room dedicated to housing forms in the smaller settlements. In the garden, on the other hand, it is possible to see the architectural elements of large dimensions also coming from the hole.