The walls of a basilica: an ancient setting for the Museum



The foundations of the basilica, part of the Roman forum, discovered in 1974, have since 1979 contained the Roman Museum which preserves and showcases the archaeological remains from the Roman period in Nyon and its district.

Unilke other archaeological site museums it has been laid out below ground level in the actual foundations of the basilica - the administrative building erected in the 1st  century AD as part of the forum of Noviodunum. The masonry, which has been preserved up to a height of two metres, provides a setting for the Museum and is its most valuable feature.



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

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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!