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Home to a wealth of objects and artifacts from the Roman and pre-Roman history of the city, Museu Monografico de Conimbriga documents the lives and development of the region's residents. Opened in 1962, the museum has accumulated thousands of items divided into more than 30 different themes and topics dating back more than two millennia. Wander through the different exhibits and displays to learn about the area's ancient social and economic aspects and its transition into the prosperous Roman era. Check out the many household tools, currency, and artwork that played such a huge role in citizens' lives. The museum is within a national monument, nestled within the ruins of Roman houses, fountains, aqueducts, and other buildings. Don't miss the forum, reconstructed and restored to give visitors an idea of how the town looked long ago. Add Museu Monografico de Conimbriga to your Condeixa-a-Nova travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Condeixa-a-Nova online trip itinerary builder.
Museu Monografico de Conimbriga reviews
The ruin is vast so bring your walking shoes and sunhat, if it is summer. Compared to other ruins, Mérida for example, there isn't a lot left standing. Copies of the original floor stone mosaics... more »
We loved this site very much. We got an excellent idea how the Romans used to live there especially the fountain area is well preserved more »
This is worth going to, also good restaurant, not expensive.
We didn't have time to go to the actual museum on site but we saw a small part of the ruins, which were spectacular. To know that you are looking at and being a part of something that was built in the first century is an incredible feeling. The floor mosaics are beautiful and the area itself is quite accessible. We saw a small portion of the ruins as we didn't know it was such a large area. So when visiting go with a lot of time to spare and comfortable walking.
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