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, 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,...



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,...


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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The Roman Museum is 40 years old

The Roman Museum is 40 years old more

The Roman Museum celebrated its 40th Birthday. An ideal opportunity to celebrate, whilst putting forth a few monuments of the Roman past of Nyon, using digital technology!

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Program for schools

Program for schools more

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

Archaeological site

Archaeological site more