Roman Museum, Lausanne
The Musée Romain de Lausanne-Vidy in Lausanne is a Roman museum that primarily displays findings from the site of Lousonna, a Roman settlement that lasted into the 4th century.
The museum is housed in a former private home and displays just about every sort of Roman artifact: tools, home objects, votive figures, coins, even toga pins.
Guided tours of the nearby archaeological digs are conducted on the last Sunday of every month.
Quick Facts on Roman Museum
|Names:||Musée Romain de Lausanne-Vidy; Roman Museum; Roman Museum, Lausanne|
|cat:||Museums; Ancient Cities|
|Visitor and Contact Information|
|Address:||24, chemin du Bois-de-Vaus, Lausanne, Switzerland|
|Coordinates:||46.518979° N, 6.598653° E (view on Google Maps)|
|Opening Hours:||Tue-Sun 11am-6pm|
|Cost:||8F adults; free for students and children|
Free admission first Sat of each month
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- Darwin Porter, Frommer's Switzerland, 12th ed. (2006).
|Title:||Roman Museum, Lausanne|
|Link code:||<a href="http://www.sacred-destinations.com/switzerland/lausanne-roman-museum">Roman Museum, Lausanne</a>|