The Archeological museum or Rheinisches Landesmuseum of Trier !!!

We have been to Trier, Germany from way back in our European escapes even before living in France. Our nostalgic favorite German City , and the oldest indeed, However, looking at the architecture of the monument we came into it as we were nicely told worth to look into it. Of course, not seeing them all, but some and will have the will to come back and look for them more carefully. You like museums? This one is worth the detour in lovely Trier! Let met update you a bit about the Rhineland Federal State Museum or in German  Rheinisches Landesmuseumbut really is an archeological museum of TrierHope you enjoy it as I.


The archeological museum and most important in Germany on the Roman period. The Archeological museum is a must; call locally the Rheinisches Landesmuseum was founded in 1877 as the Provincial Museum of the Prussian Rhine Province. In 1885–89 a proper museum building was built at the edge of the palace garden of the Electoral Palace (Kurfürstliche -see post) , just outside the Roman wall.   In 1904 the building was enlarged with three wings, and again in 1925–26, the south wing was replaced by a new office wing. In 1945 around 80% of the building was destroyed by bombs (WWII). The rebuilding campaign was finished in 1958. In the 1980s a new section was added. The Rheinisches Landesmuseum is ,also, one of the most important museums of Roman antiquity in Europe. The collection covers 200,000 years, from the Stone Age, the Romans and Franconians, to the Baroque period. Around 4,500 objects here tell the story of the region.


Not only does the museum hold the largest collection of mosaics north of the Alps, but the largest hoard of Roman gold from Imperial times is also on display, with other coins in the museum’s coin cabinet. Another highlight is the gigantic stone sepulchres from Neumagen. The collection is focused on the Roman period, as Trier and the surrounding region acquired their greatest significance during this era. Augusta Treverorum, or Trier the oldest city founded in Germany, rose at this time from being a civil administrative centre to become the Imperial residence of the Late Roman Empire. This evolution is illustrated by the objects in the museum, making the museum a great addition to visiting the Roman buildings in Trier.

The Trier tourist office on the Archeological museum

There you go folks, a wonderful museum to visit indeed , Architecturally nice museum to boot in inner city Trier. Hope you enjoy the visit to the Archeology museum of Trier as I. And remember, happy travels, good health and many cheers to all !!!

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