Tuscolano Museum

The Tuscolano Museum is a collection of archaeological finds and is based at the Aldobrandini Stables in the city of Frascati. The building was built in the 17th century and underwent a restoration by the architect Massimiliano Fuksas. The most consistent nucleus of the collection is characterized by numerous materials found in the archaeological area of Tusculum, an ancient city of Lazio, whose foundation dates back to a pre-Roman era and whose history spans the Roman and medieval times. Located on the Alban Hills, in the Castelli Romani area, it was a city with remarkable buildings, embellished by a crown of gardens and villas, especially in its lower part, the one facing Rome. The visit itinerary, mainly referable to the republican and imperial times, ends in the section where ten models of the Tuscolane Villas are exhibited, alongside various and precious ancient engravings. Among the various finds, we highlight the cinerary urns with epigraphs relating to the Rabirii family, from the 4th-3rd century BC, the lower part of a colossal statue in which Paolo Moreno recognized an Aphrodite Urania, type Cyrene, dating back to 50 BC Of great interest are also an archaizing statue of Dionysus with a panther, from the 2nd century AD. C. and a votive fragment with the representation of a youth from the Augustan period.

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Piazza Guglielmo Marconi, 6
00044 Frascati


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