The Museum of Roman Legionary has been designed and prepared by the Gruppo Storico Romano, a Cultural Association founded in 1994 with the headquarters in Rome, Via Appia Antica 18. In 2005 it was renovated and expanded with the aim of make it more suitable for didactic purposes of the visitors, especially for school groups.
The Museum displays weapons and armor of the legionaries, the Praetorians and gladiators, war machines and life-size models, objects of everyday civilian life of ‘ancient Rome, and in particular of Roman women.
The objects were faithfully reconstructed on the basis of careful research, which were in the first period of the Roman Empire.
The museum is designed for learning and is frequented by Italian and foreign visitors, but especially by schools. The peculiarity of the visit, which attracts and inspires many young people, is that they can wear helmets and armor, or do launches with the onager or operate the ram and more, to live in substance moments and feelings by real ancient Romans.
The Museum is open:
– For individual visits free, Monday to Friday, from 09.30 to 13.30;
– The afternoons, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays only upon confirmation by telephone on 06 51607951;
– For guided tours and / or groups (min. 10 people), by appointment only, by calling 348 0098379 (Homer Chiovelli)
For detailed information about the visit please contact: 06-51607951 or firstname.lastname@example.org