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Instituted in the first years of the 1900s, the Museum preserves the most ancient and precious historical-archaeological evidence of the Velletri territory. The collection is composed of the most ancient nucleus, the Nardini collection, and works that were added later. About seven hundred finds belong to the first nucleus: the terracotta architectural sheets (6th century B.C.) belonging to an Etruscan-Italic temple and the Sarcophagus of the prayer (4th century A.D.), and a tomb stone with scenes from the Old and New Testament are of particular interest. During the 1900s, important finds conve
In five sections (Geology, Palaeontology, Anthropology, Prehistory and Protohistory), the museum narrates the main events that have characterised the most remote history of the Colli Albani territory, and the transformations that the landscape, animal and plant world have suffered before becoming the habitat we enjoy today. Designed for a public that is heterogeneous, with different ages, languages, education and cultures, the itinerary uses various communication instruments alongside exhibition materials and classical description panels, reconstructions, "showcases with drawers", videos and s
The current Diocesan Museum of Velletri originates from the Capitolare Museum, founded in 1927 by Cardinal Pompili and housed in the Aula del Capitolo (Chapter House) of the Cathedral. The new premises, inaugurated in 2000, are located in the 17th century wing of the Bishop’s Palace, completely renovated to house the collection. The exhibition space is divided into four rooms and a large hall dedicated to the permanent collection and temporary exhibitions. The works are of various typologies, mainly jewels and fabrics, ordered chronologically in the first two rooms, panel paintings in the thir