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Augusta Raurica, Augst

Back to Roman times! 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.

Augusta Raurica

The impressive theatre with 2000 seats, the picturesque Roman house with authentic rooms, the largest silver treasure of Late Antiquity with more than 270 plates, bowls and coins as well as the sympathetic zoo with old animal breeds make an excursion to Roman times an unforgettable experience. You will experience antiquity in a particularly impressive way in one of our exclusive workshops: Baking in a Roman wood stove or insights into current archaeological research are just a few highlights not to be missed.

Spectacle 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.

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.

Adults (over 18 years)CHF 8.00
Children/Teenagers (6 -17 years)CHF 6.00
Students, apprentices (up to 26 years)CHF 6.00
AHV recipients (pensioners)CHF 6.00
Groups from 10 persons, per personCHF 6.00
BaselCard or Baselland guest card holders50% discount
Schools/groups in training from the cantons of Basel-Stadt, Basel-Landschaft and AargauFree entrance
Teachers for the preparation of lessonsFree entrance
accompanying persons (max. 5) of school classesFree entrance
IV recipients and their accompanying personFree entrance
Holders of a MuseumsPassMusée pass, VMS pass, Swiss Museum Pass, ICOM pass, Pro Augusta Raurica Foundation pass Free entrance
Children (up to 18 years) with family pass Basel regionFree entrance
Media representatives with IDFree entrance
Residents Augst or Kaiseraugst (incl. guests)Free entrance
Museum staff Basel (-city and country) with identity cardFree entrance
Employees of Baselland Tourism and Basel TourismFree entrance
Employees of the Roman town of Augusta Raurica with relatives/friendsFree entrance

Take advantage of your BaselCard and get a 50% discount on your museum visit. The free guest card is included in every overnight stay and will be given to you at check-in.

More information on the BaselCard

Monday 10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
24.12.2020 to 25.12.2020
31.12.2020 to 01.01.2021


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