Welcome to Nyon's Roman Museum

The doors of the Roman Museum open into the ancient town of Nyon/Noviodunum, the urban centre of the Colonia Iulia Equestris. You will discover the typical day-to-day existence of a Roman colony, ranging from care of one’s appearance to political life. The Museum also proposes activities for children and guided tours.



The Wednesday tales

The Wednesday tales

Wednesday 31 July at 3h30 pm

In the heart of the foundations of the Roman Basilica, the storytellers will take you to a world filled with heroes and goddesses, ordinary Romans and extraorinary animals. In the midst of these impressive walls, built more than 2000 years ago, the spectators will be transported into Antiquity, a travel filled with mysterious and surprising adventures.

Within the limit of the number of places available (stories are told in French)

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Discovery Sundays

Discovery Sundays

Sunday 4 August at 3pm - Water in the city

Taking care of ones body was very important to the Romans. They were careful about their water's quality, went to the gymnasium to practice sports and they watched their diet. The women wore make-up and colored their hair.

45 min. Entry and guided tour free. Guided tour in French.

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Birthdays at the Roman Museum

Birthdays at the Roman Museum

Play as the children 2000 years ago, discover a Roman garden, play an actor in the Roman theater or become an archaeologist for one day?

Nothing simpler!

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

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Archaeological site

Archaeological site more

Discover Nyon's archaeological site and its finds!

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.

Nyon International Festival of Archaeological Films

Nyon International Festival of Archaeological Films more

Discover the Nyon International Festival of Archaeological Films, organised by the Roman Museum!

Support the Roman Museum!

Support the Roman Museum! more

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!