Mansio Sebatum
Mansio Sebatum

Mansio Sebatum Museum

This archaeological museum in the Val Pusteria valley is the only one in South Tyrol that is completely dedicated to the Roman period

In San Lorenzo di Sebato near the beautiful small town of Brunico, the Archaeological Museum Mansio Sebatum has been inaugurated in 2011. On four floors, it illustrates the settlement history of the eponymous Roman road station. Everyday life in the Roman road station, sepulchral culture as well as theotechny are only some of the topics that are covered in the exhibition. When the museum was built, the attention was focused on clear structures in the exhibition as well as an interactive knowledge transfer. Not only for this reason, kids really enjoy a museum visit!

Already for a long time, excavations have been made near the village, as in the 19th century the thesis of the German historian Theodor Mommsen was attested that Sebatum is located near San Lorenzo and not in the Valle Isarco valley, as initially presumed. They were successful and the remains of a Roman road and cemented buildings, partly with in-floor heating and bathroom, were brought to light, as well as 84 cremation and inhumation burials at the so-called Pichlwiese Cemetery (in 2000/2001). They are believed to date back to the 1st - 6th century AD. Recently also the bronz belt plate from Lothen and a gold coin treasure can be admired. According to the findings, Sebatum used to be a very important road station in the first three centuries AD.

A walk on the Archaeological Panorama Trail completes the museum visit. On this trail that leads round the Castel Badia hill, you will walk past excavation sites of the Bronze, Iron and Roman Age, while the excavations are exhibited in the museum. However, 16 information panels provide information about the findings and the respective period. And how to reach the museum? It is located near the tourist office in the village centre, parking possibilities can be found in the surroundings. By bus (line 401), San Lorenzo di Sebato can be reached from Brunico in 7 minutes.

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Opening times

  • Sun 25 Feb closed
  • Mon 26 Feb 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Tue 27 Feb 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 28 Feb 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 29 Feb 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 01 Mar 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 02 Mar 09:00 - 12:00

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Winter 2024 (08/01/2024 - 23/03/2024)

  • Mon 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Tue 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 09:00 - 12:00
  • Sun closed

Spring 2024 (25/03/2024 - 01/06/2024)

  • Mon 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Tue 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 09:00 - 12:00
  • Sun closed

Easter 2024 (31/03/2024) closed

Easter Monday 2024 (01/04/2024) closed

Liberation Day 2024 (25/04/2024) closed

Labor Day 2024 (01/05/2024) closed

Whit Monday 2024 (20/05/2024) closed

Republic Day 2024 (02/06/2024) closed

Summer start 2024 (03/06/2024 - 29/06/2024)

  • Mon 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Tue 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 09:00 - 12:00
  • Sun closed

Summer 2024 (01/07/2024 - 31/08/2024)

  • Mon 09:00 - 13:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Tue 09:00 - 13:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 09:00 - 13:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 09:00 - 13:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 09:00 - 13:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 09:00 - 13:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Sun closed

Feast of the Assumption 2024 (15/08/2024) closed

Autumn 2024 (02/09/2024 - 02/11/2024)

  • Mon 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Tue 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 08:00 - 12:00 15:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 09:00 - 12:00
  • Sun closed

All Saints 2024 (01/11/2024) closed

Admission

€ 5.00 adults
€ 3.50 groups (more than 8 persons)
€ 3.00 students
€ 3.00 seniors 65+

€ 10.00 family ticket (2 adults with children up to 11 years)

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The Mansio Sebatum Museum stays open all year round, closed on Sundays and public holidays.

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