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.

Roman vacations

Roman vacations

From 22 to 25 October 2019

Creating a mosaic? Making a wish like the Romans did? Discovering the roman games? It's all possible at the Roman Museum of Nyon in the summer holidays.

The Museum proposes to immerse its young visitors in the Roman period by providing them with a whole series of fun activities.

Inscriptions are open.


The Roman Museum brunches

The Roman Museum brunches

Sunday 27 October at 10h30am

The passion that drove the specialists into preparing the past temporary exhibitions will find its way back and be shared during a conference given by these same experts.

The dialogue may then continue around a friendly brunch at the Café Ex Machina.

Inscription required (Conference given in French)


The Wednesday tales

The Wednesday tales

Wednesday 30 October 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)


Discovery Sundays

Discovery Sundays

Sunday 3 November at 3pm - Funerary rituals


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


Archaeological site

Archaeological site more

Discover Nyon's archaeological site and its finds!

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!

Guided tours

Guided tours more

Do you want to discover Roman Nyon in a more dynamic way?

Nyon International Festival of Archaeological Films

Nyon International Festival of Archaeological Films more

Discover the FIFAN, 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!