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Exhibition
Ausstellung Kinder? Kinder! mit Besucherinnen im Museum in Augusta Raurica
Exhibition

Augusta Raurica

Children? Children! Searching for traces in Augusta Raurica

Today: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

14 March 2013 - 31 January 2021

Who were the children of Augusta Raurica? What kind of childhood did they have? Did they have toys? Did they go to school? Or did they, like the adults, have to work? During the town’s heyday, some 15,000 people lived in Augusta Raurica. One third were less than 15 years old! However, evidence attesting to children and adolescents is rarely found. The exhibition traces the youngest inhabitants of Augusta Raurica and provides an exciting insight into their everyday lives 2000 years ago.


Augusta Raurica, Ausstellung Kinder? Kinder!, Foto: Susanne Schenker
Museum

Augusta Raurica

OpenClosed | 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

Giebenacherstrasse 17,  4302  Augst

Opening Hours

Mo 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  Tu 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  We 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  Th 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  Fr 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  Sa 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  Su 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

Museum and Roman house:
Individual visitors and families: 10:00am - 5:00pm.
There is a maximum number of visitors allowed in the museum. Please be patient.

Groups, schools and guided tours: 9:00am - 12:00pm.
Reservation in advance is highly recommended.

Animal park & Protected Houses
10 am - 5 pm

Visitors to the museum and the Roman house as well as participants in workshops and guided tours from 12 years of age are required to wear a face mask.


Christmas/New Year 2020/2021

24 December 2020: Closed

25 December 2020: Closed

31 December 2020: Closed

01 January 2021: Closed


Christmas/New Year 2021/2022

24 December 2021: Closed

25 December 2021: Closed

31 December 2021: Closed

01 January 2022: Closed


Institution

Off to visit the Roman period! The largest archaeological park in Switzerland offers more than thirty surprising, unique and exciting sights including the most impressive Roman theatre north of the Alps, the atmospheric Roman house and on display in the museum the largest collection of late antique silver.

Events in the Roman theatre
An ambience reminiscent of 1800 years ago: the tiers of the impressive theatre in Augusta Raurica at the time would have been packed with up to 10,000 spectators. Today, there is seating for only 2,000 visitors. The atmosphere, however, is still beyond compare.
www.theater-augusta-raurica.ch

The largest Roman festival in Switzerland takes place in Augusta Raurica annually on the last weekend in August. The colourful festival is well known far and wide and attracts thousands of visitors delighted to be transported back to the Roman period. One of the secrets of its success is its unique atmosphere. Surrounded by authentic monuments and entertaining spectacles, visitors learn about modern scientific research presented in an easily comprehensible manner.

The next Roman festival will take place on 28 & 29 August 2021.
ww.roemerfest.ch

Admission

Full price: CHF 8.–
Adults

Reduced rate: CHF 6.–
Children/young people, school children, students (up to 26 years)
AHV recipients (pensioners)
Groups of more than 10, per person

Special rate: CHF 4.–/ CHF 3.–
Holders of a BaselCard or Gästekarte Baselland

Free entry
Children (under 6 years)
Schools/student groups from the cantons of Basel-Stadt, Basel-Landschaft and Aargau
Teachers preparing lessons
Adults accompanying school classes (max. 5)
IV pension recipients and a companion

More special rates: https://www.augustaraurica.ch/en/visit/useful-information/admission-fees/

Museums-PASS-Musées Free admission

Swiss Museum Pass Free admission

Access

train S1 from Basel SBB > Kaiseraugst, bus 81 from Basel Aeschenplatz > Augst

Accessibility

Museum accessible, outdoors partly accessible with accompanying person
Exhibition
Junge Weideschweine am Spielen im Tierpark in Augusta Raurica
Exhibition

Augusta Raurica

Augusta Raurica animal park

Permanent exhibition

Roman travellers were greeted at the gates of Augusta Raurica by an ostentatious funerary monument of a confident individual which paid homage to his influential family. Nowadays the monument stands in front of the east gate and, surrounded by an idyllic animal park with rare ...
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Der grösste Silberschatz der Spätantike im Museum Augusta Raurica
Exhibition

Augusta Raurica

The largest bronze model of a Roman city. Hands on Augusta Raurica!

Permanent exhibition

In the wide space between the museum and the theatre of Augusta Raurica is a further attraction presented: the largest bronze model of a Roman city. With a dimension of 4.8 x 2.8 meters, it gives an impressive picture of the grandeur of the former metropolis.
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Ausstellung Kinder? Kinder! mit Besucherinnen im Museum in Augusta Raurica
Exhibition

Augusta Raurica

Children? Children! Searching for traces in Augusta Raurica

14 March 2013 - 31 January 2021

Who were the children of Augusta Raurica? What kind of childhood did they have? Did they have toys? Did they go to school? Or did they, like the adults, have to work? During the town’s heyday, some 15,000 people lived in Augusta Raurica. One third were less than 15 years old! ...
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Event
Familien hören gespannt bei der Führung durchs Römerhaus zu
Guided Tour Children

Augusta Raurica

Guided tour for families

Tomorrow 29 November 2020 | 1.00 PM - 2.00 PM

n exciting tour, perfectly tailored to the needs of families. In the authentic reconstruction of a Roman house you will discover, with opportunities for hands-on experience, what everyday life was like for a family in Roman times.

Start: 13.00
Duration: approx. 1 ...
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Familien hören gespannt bei der Führung durchs Römerhaus zu
Guided Tour Children

Augusta Raurica

Guided tour for families

Tomorrow 29 November 2020 | 2.30 PM - 3.30 PM

n exciting tour, perfectly tailored to the needs of families. In the authentic reconstruction of a Roman house you will discover, with opportunities for hands-on experience, what everyday life was like for a family in Roman times.

Start: 13.00
Duration: approx. 1 ...
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Workshop Salben und Öle in Augusta Raurica
Workshop Children

Augusta Raurica

Ointments and oils in the ancient world

13 December 2020 | 1.00 PM - 2.30 PM

Workshop in German

Aromatic ointments and fragrant oils have always been very popular. On a tour of the herb garden of the Roman House, we get to know some of the basic ingredients for the ointments. Then it’s time to make our own, using ancient recipes. Finally, we ...
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Familien hören gespannt bei der Führung durchs Römerhaus zu
Guided Tour Children

Augusta Raurica

Guided tour for families

26 December 2020 | 1.00 PM - 2.00 PM

An exciting tour, perfectly tailored to the needs of families. In the authentic reconstruction of a Roman house you will discover, with opportunities for hands-on experience, what everyday life was like for a family in Roman times.

Start: 13.00
Duration: approx. ...
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Familien hören gespannt bei der Führung durchs Römerhaus zu
Guided Tour Children

Augusta Raurica

Guided tour for families

26 December 2020 | 2.30 PM - 3.30 PM

An exciting tour, perfectly tailored to the needs of families. In the authentic reconstruction of a Roman house you will discover, with opportunities for hands-on experience, what everyday life was like for a family in Roman times.

Start: 13.00
Duration: approx. ...
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Kids playing a Roman game
Workshop Children

Augusta Raurica

An afternoon of playing for big and small

27 December 2020 | 1.00 PM - 4.00 PM

Smartphones and game consoles stay in your pocket. The Roman boy Nobilianus invites you to discover his game box: strategy, luck and skill games are waiting for you!

This activity (tour or workshop) will be conducted in German. This offer may be available in English ...
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Guided tour for families through the Roman House
Guided Tour Children

Augusta Raurica

Guided tours for families

30 December 2020 | 1.00 PM - 2.00 PM

An exciting tour, perfectly tailored to the needs of families. In the authentic reconstruction of a Roman house you will discover, with opportunities for hands-on experience, what everyday life was like for a family in Roman times.

Start: 13.00
Duration: approx. ...
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