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The silver treasure up close

This activity (tour or workshop) will be conducted in German. This offer may be available in English on request. Please contact our visitor service, tel. +41 (0)61 552 22 22 or

Guided tour:
The fate of one of the most important hoards of Roman silver found anywhere in the world couldn’t be more exciting! After a short introduction, you will dive into its exceptional history. Why was the precious silver buried and never dug up again? How did its highly adventurous discovery come about? To whom had the magnificent treasure belonged? Take a look at the richly decorated silver objects and learn exciting things about ancient mythology, Roman coinage, Roman eating habits and ancient craft techniques.

15.11.2020 | 14:00 - 15:00
6.12.2020 | 14:00 - 15:00

CHF 16.00 / 8.00 (incl. access to the museum)
Reservation: not necessary

Temporary exhibitions

Der Silberschatz ganz nah
Paid entry
Rate for holders of the Museums-PASS-Musées only.

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