It is again possible to visit the Roman excavations in the Salaborsa Library.
The archaeological excavations are open on Mondays from 2.30pm to 7pm and from Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 7pm.
With a free offer, it is possible to see up close the remains of the civil basilica of Bononia (II century BC), the foundations of the medieval houses of the Palazzo d’Accursio area and the sixteenth-century vestiges of the Botanical Garden of the naturalist Ulisse Aldrovandi .
The excavations of 1989-90, carried out in front of the Memorial of the Fallen in Piazza Nettuno, brought to light the foundations of a monumental building, in all probability the civil basilica of the Roman city. Alongside it, traces of a pre-colonial settlement have been identified, dating back to the 3rd and 2nd centuries BC. C .: some wells for the withdrawal of groundwater, an interesting brick tunnel, which refers to a primitive sewer network, walls made with an archaic technique.
Due to the anti-Covid measures, in this period the space can accommodate only one visitor at a time (or a group of cohabitants for a maximum of 20 people present at the same time). Admission is by reservation only.
For more information call 051 2194400 active from Monday to Friday from 9 to 19.