Entry price: € 2.00
Reduced 1 € for children under 18 years and over 65 years Free
winter (Sept 16 to 14 Jun): Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 8.30-13.30; Tuesday and Thursday: 8.30-13.30 and 15-18. Summer (June 15 to 15 weeks): Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday 13:30 to 18:30 Tuesday and Friday 8.30-13.30
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Set up in 1890 to exhibit the Latin inscriptions found in the local area, the collection was later widened with materials from the excavations carried out in the area of the Roman necropolis near Pian di Bezzo, where about ninety graves marked by steles and sepulchral monuments were found. Among the main monuments, it is to mention the 13.5 m high mausoleum of Rufus with cuspidated aedicule dating back to the end of the 1st century BC; among the finds found in the town area, two mosaic floors ("Dionysos' Triumph" and "Hercule") and some ceramic, glass and bronze furnishings. Particularly interesting is the statuary group showing the cult of Oriental gods, which consists of six statues, including the famous statue of Attis, the child god wearing the Phrygian cap. The collection shows the complete history of Sarsina, home of Plautus, founded by the Umbrians and then became a flourishing Roman municipium.
Fonte: redazione locale Forlì-Cesena