Archeology museum - Amelia - Archeology museum - Amelia
Organized in terms of subject matter over the three floors of the complex, the exhibition is the result of an integral reorganization of the archaeological, historical and artistic records of the territory. The archaeological section, consisting of manufactured goods mainly from excavations in the area, provides a complete chronological view of Amelia's history, from pre-Roman period to the full Romanization of the center and up to the early medieval period. The bronze statue of the Roman general Nero Claudius Drusus, called "Germanicus", is remarkable; he is depicted armed and wearing richly decorated armor, and stands over 2.
The Archaeology Museum also hosts a section wholly devoted to education and entertainment: it is the Archeospazio, a real permanent educational centre focused on history and archaeology, presenting different aspects of the daily life of ancient Romans and obviously with a particular attention to the town of Amelia’s history.
The exhbits allow visitors to understand and experience first hand the cyclopean walls, the clothes of the period, ancient hobbies and games, the sky and the pagan divinities, as well as coins, measurement units for weight and measures and the numerical system of the Roman world.
The space is for all visitors of the Museum, particularly kids and teenagers, families, schools and teachers.
Visitors can enjoy a break in order to play, experiment and get to know the history at every level of learning.
Furthermore, with the support of a docent, it’s possible to participate in laboratories and group games, as well as experiment, do practical exercises, analyse the Amelia’s particular historical monuments and the Museum’s finds, explore the artistic/craft techniques and much more.