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.



Alea Iacta Est!

Alea Iacta Est!

Thursday 23 January 2020 at 7h30pm

A lively Forum, dark and mysterious alleyways, a domus filled with activities, ingenious freed slaves, devious slaves and citizens obsessed with power... Discover, whilst playing, the daily life of the inhabitants of a Roman city such as the Colonia Iulia Equestris ! Brought to you by Game Masters, three captivating scenarios enables you to live an unprecedented roman adventure.

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The Wednesday tales

The Wednesday tales

Wednesday 29 January 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 2 Febuary at 3pm - Clothing, hairstyle and roman fashion

Did the Romans prefer to shave their beard or did they wore it proudly? How did the elegant Roman women dress? Was it difficult to wrap oneself in a toga? By following the guide, the public is invited to discover the variations of Roman fashion.

Guided tour in French.

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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!