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Workshop Children

Augusta Raurica

Patterns made from coloured stones

11 October 2020 | 1.00 PM - 2.30 PM | 3.00 PM - 4.30 PM

Mosaics were a favourite form of interior decoration in Roman times. First we'll introduce you to the techniques of mosaic-making and the materials used. Then, after a tour of the original mosaics in the Roman House, we'll try our hand at making our own. Different-coloured ceramic pieces and suitable tools are ready for use. While the newly-created works of art are drying out in their beds of plaster, we'll visit the large, original mosaics in the cellar of the curia - the ancient town hall.

Duration approx. 1.5 hours
Age: Children from 6 years of age.
Meeting point: Museum's reception
CHF 16.–/CHF 8.– (incl. access to the museum)
Tickets must be bought prior to the event at the museum's reception.
Reservation through our customer's service is recommended.
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.


Augusta Raurica, Patterns made from coloured stones, 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
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