The Civic Archaeological Museum Tobia Aldini Of Forlimpopoli MAF
The Civic Archaeological Museum "T. Aldini "Forlimpopoli - MAF, founded in 1961 and situated in the charming rooms of Ordelaffa Rocca Renaissance, contains precious evidence of local history and archeology. The exhibition, organized in six rooms, allows the visitor through the 'reading' of the relics kept here, to know and deepen the millennial history of the city and its territory. The archaeological collections cover a very wide time span ranging from prehistoric to Roman times (the foundation of Popili Forum is traditionally ascribed to the late second century BC and the center reaches its peak between the first and third centuries AD) until the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Along the way you can also admire the remains of the Romanesque Cathedral (XII century) dedicated to Santa Maria foropopiliense, destroyed by the papal army led by Cardinal Egidio Albornoz in 1361, the remains of which was later built the fortress.