The Museum of the Romanization of Calahorra is located in a beautiful modernist building.
In the old town of Calahorra is located the Museum of Romanization, is built around the year 1930, in a beautiful Mansion of Modernist style , called “The House of Millionaire” due to his owner won the lottery and with the prize was made the Mansion.
The Mansion had diverse uses until that in 1984 “The House of Millionaire” became the Municipal Museum. Later in 2007 is done a reform that lasts until 2009 .
The Museum of Romanization is a building of ground floor plus three floors and a garden where the architectural remains are exposed.
The Museo de la Romanización is divided into five rooms spread over the ground floor , the first floor and second floor.
In these five rooms we can see over a thousand archaeological pieces that range from the fourth century BC until the fourth century A.D. The exhibition begins with the history of Romanization and the Celtiberian culture, continuing with the war, conquest and the early stages of Romanization.
During the visit we can see a space dedicated to domestic setting; another space about the economic, the artisanal, ranching and the farming.
We also found another space dedicated to religion, leisure and play.
The museum shows sculptures of gods such as Cupid, Aphrodite and Jupiter, showing the importance of religion in this era.
The Romanization Museum is open all year except on Mondays and May 22, 24, 25, December 31 and January 1, that it will remain closed.
More information about the Museo of romanization in this link ayto-calahorra.es
Cover image information arqueotur.org
Address : C/ Angel Oliván nº 8,
Telephone : 941-105063