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Archaeological Museum

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Address: Via Roma, Aquileia, Italy
Phone Number: 0431 91016
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Roman life in Aquileia

Anyone interested in Roman everyday life will enjoy this museum. Busts of locals, Steles and tombs of those who died in the area give you an insight into what type of place this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
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Miami, Florida
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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Anyone interested in Roman everyday life will enjoy this museum. Busts of locals, Steles and tombs of those who died in the area give you an insight into what type of place this was and the occupations of the inhabitants. More mosaics are displayed in the gardens. Inside the museum are displays of gemstones, everyday household objects, jewelry and beautiful... More 

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Rijeka, Croatia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Wonderful museum where you can browse all of Aquileia's history. It is amazing that so many artifacts have been preserved for such a long time! The museum is nicely arranged and you can really get to know Ancient Roman way of living - from statues that were there to make city more beautiful, to jewelry and everyday objects. After visiting... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We really appreciated the mosaics in this museum and the atmosphere. It is a lovely quiet place with helpful staff.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Once the fourth most-important city of the Roman Empire, this regional capital of about 120,000, Aquileia never quite regained its prominence after being sacked by Attila,and gradually dwindled into a smaller provincial town. All that aside,it has an amazing archeological museum,and as well,a walk that you can take along the Via Sacra,once the main drag of this city's vital river-port... More 

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Portland, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

This is an outstanding museum--and I'm a retired museum director--with stellar collections and very fine displays. Much of the excavated material from the various major sites have been concentrated here is protected and secure conditions. Of special note are the astonishing mosaic murals, portrait sculpture, and other elaborate carvings in marble and other materials. Most of these are on exhibit... More 

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Some wonderful things to look at!! The art work is phenomenal. It's a great location, not to be missed!

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Monfalcone, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Fine museum of now relativelly small but historically big and important Aquilea containig archeological exponates from old rome and early christian times.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

Very nice Museum with a lot of objects from Roman Period and not only.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

Brilliant! The only low grade I give to the staff, that seemed rather "xenophobic", ie it would be nice to have friendly staff. Other than that, the collection is amazing, so many georgeous thumb stones, and gems are just amazing! Nice coin collection too. If you have any interest in Roman culture, this place is a MUST!

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Limassol, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

The Museum of Aquileia is small, but has an incredible collection of objects which were used by Romans on their daily life. The glass collection is absolutely impressive, and it makes one understand how, in some cases, little has changed in 2000 years. It is abolutely worth a visit.

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Address: Address: Via Roma, Aquileia, Italy
Phone Number: 0431 91016
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Friuli Venezia Giulia  >  Province of Udine  >  Aquileia

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