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.



#MuseumFromHome

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During the pandemic lockdown, the Roman Museum launched #MuseumFromHome, a new way for you to discover the Museum's collections!

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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Reservation form for your visit

Program for schools

Program for schools more

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

Archaeological site

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Discover Nyon's archaeological site and its finds!