Museu Monografico de Conimbriga, Condeixa-a-Nova

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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 .
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  • We have seen many Roman ruins and these were quite nice. It is a rather long, for us seniors, circular route once you get to the ruins from the ticket office and restroom building. We wanted to maximi...  more »
  • The best preserved Roman ruins in Europe, depending on individual tastes to me is very worthwhile.
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  • When I went to visit the ruins of Conimbriga, that is one impressive excavation in the Iberian Peninsula, this ancient urban wonder, I paused at the excellent Museu Monográfico de Conímbriga. The Museum explains the history of the site and view a number of artifacts discovered on site presented thematically. Interesting
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