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Crypta Balbi Museum

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Overview

Title
Crypta Balbi Museum
Author
Vanessa82
Rating
3.00
Year
14 BC
Cost
7 €
Average visit time
45 minutes
Address
42 Via delle Botteghe Oscure, 00186 Rome RM
Hours of operation
9.00am-7.45pm Monday closed
Contacts
Phone: 0639967700

Description

Lucio Cornelio Balbi was a famous roman soldier that worked for Julius Ceasar and for Ottavianus Augustus. He built the theatre inaugurated in 14 A.C. which is now part of the Roman National Museum. Crypta Balbi Museum showcases the urban history and medieval archeology of the city. Here you’ll find artifacts following the evolution of typical roman life, activities and pastimes. From post classical and early medieval periods.