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The archaeological area of Poggio Moscini in Bolsena, is of particular importance coinciding with the hole in the ancient city of Etruscan-Roman Volsinii. Forty years of excavations by the Soprintendenza Archeologica and of the French school of Rome and for the southern Etruria remitted to light numerous public buildings (the baths of Seius Strabo, cistern, basilica, tabernae, forica etc.) and private (domus of the nymphaeum, domus paintings etc.).
Inaugurated on 5 May 1991, the Museum is housed in the reconstructed premises of the mediaeval Rocca Monaldeschi della Cervara; since 2001 it has been the most important museum in the museum system of Lake Bolsena. It comprises three exhibition floors and an external lapidary. It illustrates the formation of the territory (volcanology) and the most ancient phases of human settlement in the lake area, from prehistory to protohistory, from the Etruscan period to the Roman phase, up to the Mediaeval and Renaissance periods. Since May 2011, a large fresh water aquarium has been set up on the lower