Permanent exhibition



The permanent exhibition occupies all the walkway within the walls of the old basilica and part of the central area which is also used to accommodate the temporary exhibitions. As archaeological discoveries are made, they are assimilated into the permanent exhibition which changes accordingly. It was completely remodelled in 2009.

Some examples of themes involving objects from the collection:
 
 


Sculpture

Sculpture, the emblematic art of Graeco-Roman civilisation, was omnipresent in the day-to-day environment of the Ancients. Roman artists employed stone and metal, particularly bronze, which when new shone like gold. Many masterpieces,...

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Religion

Roman religion was polytheistic like that of the Greeks and the Celts. Numerous divinities with different capabilities shared the veneration of mortals. Priests, often grouped in colleges, exercised authority over sacrifices, prayers,...

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Crafts and trade

Agriculture, animal husbandry and wine-growing were certainly the main economic resources of the Roman colony of Nyon. Craftsmen also played an important role in the life of the town: blacksmiths, bronze smiths, weavers, tanners, potters and...

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Reserve your visit

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Reservation form for your visit

Program for schools

Program for schools more

The Roman Museum has a entire programm made espacially for schools!

Birthdays at the Roman Museum

Birthdays at the Roman Museum more

Choose between 4 workshops for your child's birthday! The plan is to jump back in time, to the Roman era.

Roman days in Nyon

Roman days in Nyon more

Every two years, The Roman day of Nyon shares archaeological research with the public, in a lively and accessible way.

Archaeological site

Archaeological site more

Discover Nyon's archaeological site and its finds!

Support the Roman Museum!

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Would you like to support the Roman Museum?

Then join the AMN (Association des Amis des Musées de Nyon) or make a donation to the Roman Museum!