Vaud Sights

Musée Romain (Roman Museum)

  • Rue Maupertuis Map It
  • Nyon

Published 04/14/2015

Fodor's Review

Graced by a statue of Caesar, the Musée Romain contains an attractively mounted collection of sumptuously detailed architectural stonework, fresco fragments, statuary, mosaics, and earthenware. The museum was built atop the foundation of a 1st-century AD basilica; a pristine miniature model inside and an excellent trompe l'oeil palace on an outside wall evoke the remarkable original structure. A listing of the exhibits is available in English, as are guided tours.

Sight Information

Address:

Rue Maupertuis, Nyon, Vaud, 1260, Switzerland

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Phone:

022-3617591

Website: www.mrn.ch

Sight Details:

  • 8 SF, includes Musée du Léman and Château de Nyon
  • Apr.–Oct., Tues.–Sun. 10–5; Nov.–Mar., Tues.–Sun. 2–5

Published 04/14/2015

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