The Augusta Raurica silver hoard

Roman city Augusta Raurica


Join us in discovering the riches that lay hidden under the Roman town. Follwoing a brief introduction, we'll delve down together into the unique story of Augusta Raurica's Roman silver hoard. Why was the treasure buried and why didn't its owners dig it up again? What were the highly unusual circumstances of its discovery? Who did the precious treasure belong to? Come with us and look at these beautifully ornate items and learn all about ancient mythology, the minting of Roman coins, Roman eating habits and ancient handicrafts.

Additional charge

Museum admission CHF 8/CHF 6

Express surcharge of CHF 50 for bookings within 24 hours of tour start.


Meeting point

Entrance to the Roman Museum